1997 Ford Contour GL Specifications

The 1997 Ford Contour GL specifications section of InternetAutoGuide.com can give you the inside look you need before making your car buying decision which consists of comprehensive used ‘97 Ford Contour GL Sedan specs, including the V6 performance & 28 fuel efficiency, suspension & brakes, exterior & aerodynamics, interior features, and more.

‘97 Contour GL Sedan Specs

Lm Ford
1997 Contour GL Sedan
Resale Value:
Value: N/A
Recalls:8 Recalls

1997 Contour GL Performance

2,000 cc 2 liters in-line 4 front transverse engine with 84.8 mm bore, 87.9 mm stroke, 9.6 compression ratio, light alloy block, light alloy head, double overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 24 and country/highway (mpg): 32
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 32 and EPA city (mpg): 24
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
14.5 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 93 kW , 125 HP @ 5,500 rpm; 130 ft lb @ 4,000 rpm

1997 Contour GL Handling

Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Spacesaver steel rim internal spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs

‘97 Ford Contour GL Exterior

Body color narrow body side molding
Body color impact absorbing front and rear bumpers with rubbing strip
Coefficient of drag: 0.31
Driver and passenger internally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 183.9, overall width (inches): 69.1, overall height (inches): 54.5, wheelbase (inches): 106.5, front track (inches): 59.2, rear track (inches): 58.5 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 36.5
Twin complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Multi-coat gloss paint , multi-coat metallic paint , multi-coat black paint
Fixed rear window
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 4,079 and curb weight (lbs) 2,769
Two-speed windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe

‘97 Ford Contour GL Interior

Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, seek, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 13.9 and all seats in place (cu ft): 13.9
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Full dashboard console with covered storage box , partial floor console with open storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with two switches
Front seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Lockable glove compartment with lid
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39, rear headroom (inches): 36.7, front hip room (inches): 50.7, rear hip room (inches): 45.5, front leg room (inches): 42.4, rear leg room (inches): 34.3, front shoulder room (inches): 53.9, rear shoulder room (inches): 53.3 and interior volume (cu ft): 89.4
Low fuel level warning
Power steering
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap reel rear seat belts on center side
Three fixed bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Mechanical remote trunk/hatch release
Front seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Driver vanity mirror with cover , passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds, rear seat heater ducts and micro filter
Get Dealer Pricing Get Dealer Pricing
Auto Loan Quote Auto Loan Quote
Insurance Quote Insurance Quote
Free Credit Score Free Credit Score
Follow us on Twitter!