1997 Ford Aerostar Wagon 119" WB Ext 4WD XLT Specs

119" WB Ext 4WD XLT
MSRP based on 119" WB XLT Ext 4WD

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 14 mpg City/19 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 4.0L
EPA Class No Data
Style Name 119" WB XLT Ext 4WD
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 7
Passenger Doors 3
Body Style Mini-van, Passenger
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD


Rear Door Type Liftgate
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs) 2800
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs) 8500
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs) 1813
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs) 2950
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs) 5380
Curb Weight - Front (lbs) 2264
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 7
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Third Leg Room (in) 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.2
Second Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1
Third Shoulder Room (in) 61.5
Front Hip Room (in) 56.8
Third Head Room (in) 38.5
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.0
Third Hip Room (in) - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Wheelbase (in) 118.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) 44.3
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 51.4
Height, Overall (in) 72.8
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) 6.1
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) 190.3
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) 24.5
Side Door Opening Height (in) - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) 27.1
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 45.0
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.7
Ground Clearance, Front (in) 6.1
Side Door Opening Width (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 48.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) 28.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 166.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.0
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 46.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 59.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 48.1

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0
Aux Fuel Tank Location NA
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) NA
Fuel Tank Location Midship
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 19

Performance Specs

Engine Order Code 99X
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 225 @ 2500
Fuel System SEFI
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Oil Cooler NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 152 @ 4250
Displacement 4.0L/245
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.47
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Transfer Case Model NA
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.75
Trans Power Take Off NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off NA
Trans Order Code 44D
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.47
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.10
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High NA
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans PTO Access NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low NA
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.28 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 10.0 x 2.5
Brake ABS System Rear Wheel
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line) NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 42.4
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center 19.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.3
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock NA
Front Tire Order Code T85
Spare Tire Size T155/80D16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear 802
Front Tire Size P215/70R14SL
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs) 2013
Rear Tire Order Code T85
Front Tire Capacity (lbs) 1412
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare 811
Rear Tire Size P215/70R14SL
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front 802
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs) 1412
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0
Suspension Type - Front Coil
Axle Type - Rear Ford Semi-Floating
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2950
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front 3.73
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Rear Variable Rate Coil
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs) 2800
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Axle Type - Front SLA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear 3.73
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs) 2650
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs) 2950
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.38

Safety Features

Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger No
Air Bag-Passenger Switch (On/Off) No
Air Bag-Side Body-Front No
Air Bag-Side Body-Rear No
Air Bag-Side Head-Front No
Air Bag-Side Head-Rear No
Brakes-ABS Yes
Child Safety Rear Door Locks No
Daytime Running Lights No
Traction Control No
Night Vision No
Rollover Protection Bars No
Fog Lamps No
Parking Aid No
Tire Pressure Monitor No
Back-Up Camera No
Stability Control No


Basic Miles/km 36,000
Basic Note all components except tires, wear items, maintenance. Safety Restraint Coverage - 5 years/50,000 miles
Basic Years 3
Corrosion Miles/km Unlimited
Corrosion Note perforation of sheet metal panels - 3 years/36,000 miles for corrosion that does not cause holes in sheetmetal.
Corrosion Years 5
Emissions Note Emissions Performance - Federal Emissions Emissions Defect - 3 years/36,000 miles or 8 years/80,000 miles on selected parts Performance - 2 years/24,000 miles Audio Systems - 3 years/36,000 miles audio systems related defects on specific parts.
Roadside Assistance Note Roadside Assistance Program 1-800-241-FORD (3673) - includes - towing, changing a flat tire, jump starting a dead battery, lockout service, fuel delivery.
Warranty Note New vehicle Bumper-to-Bumper -

Other Specs

Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.3
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Watts 1425
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd) NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4200
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 420
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 420
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 4200