1997 Ford Taurus G specs & colors

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Key specs

Color options




Medium Grey



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  • elect AM/FM stereo w/cassette
  • aluminum wheels


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  • base vehicle


EPA Classification Mid-Size

Spare Wheel Size 15 x 4.0 in
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size 15 x 6.0 in

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 5250
Displacement 3.0L/182
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 170 @ 3250
Engine Type Gas V6

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 20 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - Hwy 448.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 28 MPG
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
Cruising Range - City 320.00 mi

Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
Trans Type 4
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Indep MacPherson

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Not Available
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 10.8 x 1.0 in
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness Not Available in
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 16.0 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 38.0 ft
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.96
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft

Front Tire Size P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R15
Rear Tire Size P205/65R15

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 125 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1250 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. N/A lbs

Base Curb Weight 3329 lbs

Length, Overall 197.5 in
Track Width, Rear 61.4 in
Second Leg Room 38.9 in
Second Hip Room 56.3 in
Front Hip Room 55.8 in
Height, Overall 55.1 in
Wheelbase 108.5 in
Trunk Volume 15.8 ft³
Width, Max w/o mirrors 73.0 in
Front Shoulder Room 57.4 in
Front Head Room 39.2 in
Liftover Height 24.8 in
Passenger Capacity 6
Min Ground Clearance 5.4 in
Front Leg Room 42.2 in
Second Shoulder Room 56.6 in
Track Width, Front 61.6 in
Second Head Room 36.2 in
Passenger Volume 101.0 ft³

Pwr rack & pinion steering w/variable assist Standard
Chimes-inc: safety belt reminder, headlamp-on, door open, key in ignition Standard
Low liftover fully trimmed luggage compartment-inc: mini-spare tire Standard
Illuminated front/rear ashtray Standard
Color-keyed 4-spoke soft feel steering wheel w/center horn engagement Standard
Pwr side windows-inc: illum controls, lock-out switch,driver-side express down Standard
Day/night rearview mirror Standard
Black rocker panel moldings Standard
4-speed automatic transmission w/OD Standard
Auxiliary transmission oil cooler Standard
Front/rear splash shields-inc: fender/quarter protection Standard
Front wheel drive Standard
Warning lights-inc: air bags, door ajar, battery, oil pressure, low brake fluid, service engine soon, seat belt reminder Standard
Positive shut-off climate control registers on instrument panel Standard
Battery saver turns off interior lights after 45 minutes Standard
Rear seat floor heat ducts Standard
Full perimeter dual seals w/third seal on door frame Standard
Courtesy dome light switches located on all doors Standard
Body-color body-side protection moldings Standard
16 gallon fuel tank w/tethered quick-release gas cap Standard
Cupholders, coin holder, cassette stowage integral w/center console Standard
Fuel shutoff switch deactivates fuel pump upon rear impact Standard
Fixed whip antenna Standard
Flush moldings-inc: black side windows/windshield/backlight Standard
Electronic engine controls (EEC-V) Standard
Child-safety rear door locks Standard
Tri-colored taillamps Standard
Mini spare tire Standard
130-amp alternator Standard
Rear window defroster Standard
58 amp/hr low-maintenance battery Standard
Integrated control panel-inc: radio, climate/rear defroster/clock controls Standard
Decklid provisions for tie down in latch Standard
Body-color fascia Standard
Front/rear body-color 5 MPH impact absorbing bumpers Standard
Cloth bucket seats-inc: dual recliners, front armrest, 2-way headrests, center seating console, (6) passenger seating Standard
Foot operated parking brake Standard
City 20/hwy 28 (3.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Pwr front disc/rear drum brakes Standard
3.77 axle ratio Standard
3.0L SEFI 12-valve V6 engine Standard
Black roof moldings Standard
Side window demisters Standard
Electronic AM/FM stereo radio Standard
Gauges-inc: temp, fuel, trip odometer, million mile odometer Standard
Illuminated headlamp switch Standard
Dual electric remote black mirrors Standard
Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system Standard
"Sparkle" painted full wheel covers Standard
Remote hood release Standard
Luggage compartment courtesy lights Standard
Delayed off dome lamp w/on/off/auto switch Standard
Body-color flush-mounted door handles Standard
13.5 ounce color-keyed carpet w/integral driver foot rest Standard
120 MPH elect speedometer Standard
Cloth-covered sun visors w/covered vanity mirrors Standard
Independent quadralink rear suspension w/nitrogen gas-pressurized struts Standard
Manual air conditioning Standard
Manual front/rear outboard lap/shoulder seat belts, center lap belts Standard
2-speed variable intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Tilt steering column Standard
Multi-reflector halogen headlamps Standard
Red decklid applique Standard
Dual note horn Standard
Column shifter w/soft feel handle Standard
Electronic digital clock w/dimming feature Standard
Locking illuminated glove box w/dampened door Standard
Complete solar-tinted glass Standard
Independent MacPherson front suspension w/nitrogen gas-pressurized struts Standard
P205/65R15 all-season SBR BSW tires Standard
Clearcoat paint Standard
Gas hood assists Standard
Front/rear stabilizer bar Standard

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