Compare 1997 Ford Aspire vs 1997 Ford Probe

1997 Ford Aspire
1997 Ford Probe
Add Vehicle
3-Door HB
Select style
3-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 26 33 $13,152 $14,355
3-Door HB GT 21 27 $15,377 $16,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,684
$13,152
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,295
$14,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$155 / month
$239 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
34 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
42 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
44.8 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
50.3 52.0
Second Head Room (in)
35.5 34.8
Passenger Capacity
4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
49.3 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 43.1
Front Hip Room (in)
47.9 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.6 28.5
Front Head Room (in)
37.8 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
78.5 80.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
152.8 178.7
Height, Overall (in)
55.6 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.1 59.8
Wheelbase (in)
90.7 102.8
Liftover Height (in)
25.2 N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
65.7 69.8
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 59.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.9 18.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
37.7 N/A
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.46
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.25 x 0.71 10.2 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
10.0 15.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
22.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
29.5 35.8
Steering Type
Manual Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
4.08 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
T17 NA
Front Tire Size
P165/70R13 P195/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/60D13 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
T17 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P165/70R13 P195/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2004 2696
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.34 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
60 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
356 582
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
74 @ 3000 127 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
99H 99A
Displacement
1.3L/81 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
63 @ 5000 118 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
34 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
42 33
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.94 1.83
Trans Order Code
445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.86 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.45 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
7.09 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.28 1.23
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford Aspire Ford Probe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.02 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion beam Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 32
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

Get FREE Dealer Quotes

From dealers near you
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Select a vehicle below
Please choose a make.
Please choose a model.
Please choose a year.
Continue