1997 Ford Contour 4-Door Sedan Specs

4-Door Sedan
MSRP based on 4-Door Sedan
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 24 mpg City/33 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas I4, 2.0L
EPA Class Compact
Style Name 4dr Sdn
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 4
Body Style 4dr Car
Transmission 5-speed manual transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2759
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.4
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Second Hip Room (in) 45.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 183.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1
Liftover Height (in) 25.8
Wheelbase (in) 106.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Height, Overall (in) 54.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24

Performance Specs

Engine
Engine Type Gas I4
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500
Displacement 2.0L/121
Engine Order Code 993
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000
Fuel System SEFI
Transmission
Trans Order Code 445
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Clutch Size (in) 9.45
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84
Brakes
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.52
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.78
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T72
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code T72
Spare Tire Size T135/80D15
Front Tire Size P185/70R14
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 48
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63
Suspension Type - Front Indep MacPherson
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 45
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs

Safety Features

Safety
Air Bag-Frontal-Driver Yes
Air Bag-Frontal-Passenger Yes
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 No
Child Safety Rear Door Locks Yes
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
Other Features Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system
Manual front/rear color-keyed outboard seat position...
Front outboard shoulder belt height adjuster
Child proof rear door locks
Dual note horn

Warranty

Warranty
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) 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA