1997 Ford Thunderbird 2-Door Coupe LX Specs

2-Door Coupe LX
MSRP based on 2-Door Coupe LX
 

Quick Specs

Gas Mileage 18 mpg City/26 mpg Hwy
Engine Gas V6, 3.8L
EPA Class Mid-Size
Style Name 2dr Cpe LX
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Doors 2
Body Style 2dr Car
Transmission 4-speed automatic transmission w/OD

Dimensions

Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3506
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 58.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 101.0
Second Head Room (in) 37.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.1
Second Hip Room (in) 56.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8
Passenger Capacity 5
Front Hip Room (in) 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.5
Length, Overall (in) 200.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.4
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.2
Liftover Height (in) 24.4
Wheelbase (in) 113.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.1

Fuel Economy

Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18

Performance Specs

Engine
Fuel System SEFI
Engine Type Gas V6
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 145 @ 4000
Displacement 3.8L/232
Engine Order Code 994
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 215 @ 2750
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27
Trans Order Code 44L
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Trans Type 4
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Clutch Size (in) NA
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System NA
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 1.0
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.75
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size P215/70R15
Rear Tire Order Code T37
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Order Code T37
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Independent H-arm
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.06
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.94
Suspension Type - Front Short Long Arm
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2

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 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
Other Features Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system
Front/rear outboard 3-point active restraint system w/rear...
5 MPH front/rear impact protection bumpers
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) 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000