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1997 Mercury Mountaineer
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4-Door 112" WB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 112" WB 14 18 $24,591 $27,240
4-Door 112" WB AWD 14 18 $26,351 $29,240
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1500
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
1500 13 18 $21,567 $24,648
2500 N/A N/A $22,646 $25,880
1500 4WD 12 16 $23,842 $27,249
2500 4WD N/A N/A $24,937 $28,499
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,591
$21,567
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,240
$24,648
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$411 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 13 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 18 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type
- Panel Doors
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 41.3
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 60.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
144.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 NA
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.9
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 NA
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 65.0
Passenger Capacity
5 3
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 NA
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
18.0 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 -
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 131.5
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.7 40.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 76.7
Track Width, Front (in)
58.8 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
188.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
46.9 50.5
Height, Overall (in)
67.5 71.3
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 35.4
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 29.2
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 219.5
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 6.6
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- NA
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 52.6
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 7.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.1 70.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.6 96.6
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - 77.0
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.3 97.7
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
81.6 149.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA 36.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 47.5
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 49.7
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in)
- NA
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 11.15 x 2.75
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.02 11.57 x 1.25
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 42
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- Behind Rear Axle
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Speed sensitive pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.4 48.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 43.7
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 15.6
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 16.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
T7R QHA
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Rear Tire Order Code
T7R QHA
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 P235/75R15XL
Front Tire Order Code
T7R QHA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 721
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1763
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 721
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 721
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 1763
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1005 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6700 2000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4160 -
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2440.1
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 11,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2362
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6800
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3968
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.5 17.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 600
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1200
Engine
Displacement
5.0L/302 5.7L/350
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4600 250 @ 4600
Engine Type
Gas V8 Gas V8
Fuel System
EFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
274 @ 3200 335 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
99P L31
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 18
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 13
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic Electronic
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.29
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.63
Trans Order Code
44U M30
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.73 -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD, Automatic w/OD,
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.84 3.06
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercury Mountaineer Chevrolet Suburban
Body Style
4 Door 1500
Body Code
- ZW9
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Leaf Springs -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 32
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.8 0.87
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 1.25
Suspension Type - Rear
Variable-Rate 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.42
Axle Type - Front
- Independent GM
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3400
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 4000
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-floating
Frame
Frame Type
- Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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