Compare 1997 Mercury Mountaineer vs 1997 Ford Expedition

1997 Mercury Mountaineer
1997 Ford Expedition
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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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119" XLT XLT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
119" XLT XLT 15 20 $24,152 $27,620
119" XLT 4WD XLT 14 18 $26,352 $30,220
119" Eddie Bauer 15 20 $27,517 $31,590
119" 4WD Eddie Bauer 14 18 $29,757 $34,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$24,591
$24,152
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$27,240
$27,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$454 / month
$460 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
14 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
18 mpg 20 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2WD Special Purpose -
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.9 61.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
144.8 -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.7 38.9
Front Head Room (in)
39.9 39.8
Second Hip Room (in)
51.7 62.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 63.9
Passenger Capacity
5 6
Second Head Room (in)
39.3 39.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.0 64.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.4 40.8
Third Head Room (in)
- NA
Third Shoulder Room (in)
- NA
Third Leg Room (in)
- NA
Third Hip Room (in)
- NA
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
33.7 39.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.2 78.6
Track Width, Front (in)
58.8 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
188.5 -
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
46.9 57.0
Height, Overall (in)
67.5 74.4
Liftover Height (in)
18.0 -
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.5 -
Wheelbase (in)
111.5 119.0
Step Up Height - Side (in)
- NA
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- 29.3
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in)
- 204.6
Side Door Opening Height (in)
- NA
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- 7.5
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- 18.6
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 46.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- 6.8
Side Door Opening Width (in)
- NA
Overhang, Front (in)
- 38.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
42.6 62.5
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
73.3 82.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
81.6 118.3
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA 11.9
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
41.9 48.5
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
38.1 52.4
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 Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 1.02 12.13 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Four-Wheel Four Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 0.47 13.15 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Power Power
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
- NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21.0 26
Fuel Tank Location
- Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
40.4 42.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.3 40.4
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Speed-Sensitive Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- 16.1
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- 16.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P235/75R15 P255/70R16
Rear Tire Order Code
T7R T54
Front Tire Size
P235/75R15 P255/70R16
Spare Tire Size
P235/75R15 P255/70R16
Front Tire Order Code
T7R T54
Spare Tire Order Code
T7R T54
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- 695
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2064
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- 695
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- 695
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2064
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- 2064
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 400
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
1005 800
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 4000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
6700 8000
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 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
- 3600
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
- 11,000
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
- 2544
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
- 6750
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
- 3900
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
- 2256
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Styled Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 7.0 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
18.5 13
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
- NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
- 1950
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
211 @ 4600 215 @ 4400
Engine Type
Gas V8 GAS V8
Fuel System
EFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
274 @ 3200 290 @ 3250
Engine Order Code
99P 99W
Displacement
5.0L/302 4.6L (281)
Engine Oil Cooler
- NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
14 15
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
18 20
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
Electronic NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.33 2.33
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.55 1.55
Trans Order Code
44U 44U
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 2.84
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Transfer Case Power Take Off
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Transfer Case Model
- NA
Trans PTO Access
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mercury Mountaineer Ford Expedition
Body Style
4 Door 4 Door XLT
Body Code
- U17/119" WB
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
35 34.9
Suspension Type - Front
Independent SLA Indep Coil Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.8 .83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
35 34.9
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.42 1.34
Suspension Type - Rear
Variable-Rate Coil Spring
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Leaf Springs -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
- 3.31
Axle Type - Front
- Independent SLA
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3600
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
- NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3900
Axle Type - Rear
- Semi-Floating
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
- 3900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
- 3000
Frame
Frame Type
- Full Box Ladder
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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