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1997 Land Rover Defender

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EPA Classification Special Purpose
Front Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Spare Wheel Size 16 x 7 in
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) N/A
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) N/A
Engine Type Gas V8
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 233 @ 3000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 182 @ 4750
Displacement 4.0L/241
Cruising Range - Hwy 234.00 mi
EPA MPG Equivalent - City N/A
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy 15 MPG
Estimated Battery Range N/A mi
Cruising Range - City 218.40 mi
Fuel Economy Est-Combined N/A MPG
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy N/A
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City 14 MPG
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.48
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.09
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.48
Trans Type 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low 3.32
Drivetrain Four-Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High 1.22
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Panhard Rod
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Trailing Links
Suspension Type - Rear Solid Axle w/
Suspension Type - Front Solid Axle w/
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr-Assisted
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.42 x -TBD- in
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Not Available
Brake ABS System Not Available
Brake ABS System (Second Line) N/A
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness 11.75 x -TBD- in
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx 15.6 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx N/A gal
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb 40.0 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall N/A ft
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.75
Steering Type Pwr Worm & Roller
Rear Tire Size 265/75R16
Front Tire Size 265/75R16
Spare Tire Size 265/75R16
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 350 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. 165 lbs
Maximum Trailering Capacity N/A lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 1650 lbs
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. 3500 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity N/A lbs
Curb Weight - Rear N/A lbs
Base Curb Weight 3913 lbs
Curb Weight - Front N/A lbs
Curb Weight N/A lbs
Total Option Weight 0.00 lbs
Second Shoulder Room N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 N/A in
Wheelbase 92.9 in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 N/A in
Height, Overall 80.2 in
Rear Door Opening Height N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 Not Available ft³
Front Head Room 57.0 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors 70.5 in
Length, Overall 157.1 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height 57.0 in
Track Width, Rear 58.5 in
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline 55.1 in
Min Ground Clearance 9.0 in
Second Hip Room N/A in
Track Width, Front 58.5 in
Second Head Room N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 N/A ft³
Passenger Capacity 6
Front Shoulder Room N/A in
Passenger Volume N/A ft³
Liftover Height N/A in
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 N/A in
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 N/A ft³
Rear Door Opening Width N/A in
Front Hip Room 55.1 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings 36.4 in
Second Leg Room N/A in
Front Leg Room N/A in
15.6 gallon fuel tank Standard
Integral front head restraints Standard
LT265/75R16 all-terrain BF Goodrich T/A SBR tires Standard
2-speed manual locking transfer gearbox Standard
Rear suspension w/solid axle located by trailing links & central A-frame, long travel single rate coil springs, dual acting hydraulic dampers Standard
Rear 2-point lap belts Standard
City 14/hwy 15 (4.0L engine/4-speed auto trans) Standard
Side-hinged tailgate Standard
GVWR - 6001 lbs/2721 kg Standard
Flexible black fender flares Standard
Integral class III trailer tow hitch receiver Standard
14 Gauge boxed steel ladder frame w/aluminum body panels Standard
4.0L aluminum SMPFI V8 engine (182 hp/233 ft/lbs torque) Standard
Front seatback/door map pockets Standard
Reclining front bucket seats w/integral head restraints Standard
Full interior carpeting Standard
Front suspension w/solid axle located by radius arms & panhard rod, long travel dual rate coil springs, dual acting hydraulic dampers Standard
4-speed automatic transmission w/locking torque converter Standard
9" minimum ground clearance Standard
92.9" wheelbase Standard
Premium AM/FM stereo cassette audio system w/auto seeking weather band Standard
Permanent 4-wheel drive system Standard
V8 badging Standard
Pop up/removable sunroof Standard
Roll up front door windows, sliding rear side windows Standard
Four inward facing folding rear seats Standard
Pwr-assisted worm & roller steering Standard
16" X 7.0" aluminum alloy wheels Standard
Full instrumentation w/tachometer Standard
4-weather-resistant combination speakers (woofer + tweeter) Standard
Rear window washer & wiper Standard
Lockable center console w/lockable audio system cover, storage space & integrated cupholders Standard
Quartz halogen headlamps Standard
Weather-resistant twill-effect vinyl upholstery Standard
Storage compartment under front passenger seat Standard
Pwr-actuated 4-wheel disc brakes w/vented front rotors, 4-piston front calipers, 2-piston rear calipers Standard
Collapsible steering column Standard
Swing-away rear mounted outside full size spare tire Standard
Mast antenna Standard
Rear Defender 90 heritage plaque Standard
Integral tubular steel "safari cage" Standard
Front 3-point lap/shoulder belts Standard
Front/rear anti-sway bar Standard
Fully finished headliner Standard
Electric rear defroster Standard
Factory-installed aluminum hard top Standard
Dual exterior side mirrors Standard
Drum type parking brake Standard
Instrument panel shelf Standard
Integral tubular steel "safari cage" Standard
Variable speed intermittent windshield wipers Standard
Integral tubular steel "safari cage" Standard

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