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1997 Town & Country LXi Minivan Specs

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1997 Town & Country LXi Minivan Specs

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3,778 cc 3.8 liters 60° V 6 front transverse engine with 96 mm bore, 87 mm stroke, 9 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, overhead valve, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 15 and country/highway (mpg): 22
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 22 and EPA city (mpg): 15
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
20 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 124 kW , 166 HP @ 4,300 rpm; 227 ft lb @ 3,100 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.45:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Electronic traction control via ABS
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension independent with leaf springs
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Driver and passenger 3rd row windows
Body color medium body side molding
Body color integrated impact absorbing front bumpers with rubbing strip , body color integrated impact absorbing rear bumpers
Chrome/bright trim on side of body and on bumpers
Coefficient of drag: 0.36
Driver and passenger power heated black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 199.6, overall width (inches): 75, overall height (inches): 68.5, ground clearance (inches): 9.6, wheelbase (inches): 119.3, front track (inches): 63, rear track (inches): 64 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 39.5
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Front fog lights
Single complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Luxury trim wood/woodgrain on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard
Remote control operation opening rear ¼ windows
Gloss paint , metallic paint , pearl paint
Driver side and passenger side fixed rear side windows
Fixed rear window with defogger and intermittent
Removable roof rails
Privacy tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 5,350, curb weight (lbs) 4,164, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 3,500, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000 and max tongue load (lbs) 350
Two-speed windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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CFC free liquid air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Remote control peripheral anti-theft protection
Infinity stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, CD player, graphic equalizer, cassette, seek, scan and front/rear fader
Below seat storage under passenger seat
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 97.1, front width (inches): 51.2, width between arches (inches): 49.1, height (inches): 46.1, loading floor height (inches): 21, loadspace volume (cu ft): 20.3 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 20.3, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 51.2, rear seat down (cu ft): 168.5, all seats in place (cu ft): 20.3 and all seats removed (cu ft): 168.5
Rear lift gate cargo doors with internal handles
Digital clock
Compass
Seven functions computer with average fuel consumption, instantaneous fuel consumption, range for remaining fuel and stop watch
Full dashboard and overhead console with covered storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with five switches
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
Front seats and 3rd row seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
External temperature digital display
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Carpet floor mats
Driver and passenger front airbag
Captains reclining electrically adjustable driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment, height adjustment and four adjustments
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Folding front seat center armrest
Illuminated glove compartment with lid
Headlight control with time delay switch-off
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats, rear seats and 3rd row seats
Illuminated entry system on interior, door key surround and ignition key surround
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.1, rear headroom (inches): 40, front hip room (inches): 58.2, rear hip room (inches): 68.4, front leg room (inches): 41, rear leg room (inches): 37.5, front shoulder room (inches): 63 and rear shoulder room (inches): 64.7
Low fuel level warning
Low washer fluid level warning
Memorized adjustment with three settings on door mirror position with four driver's seat positions
Remote power locks with internal switch includes trunk/hatch and operates from passenger door
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch and door mounted switches
Front and rear reading lights
Rear air conditioner
Rear heater
Height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side and passenger side
Folding rear seat center armrest
Two symmetrical captain's front facing reclining removable rear seats with zero adjustments and seat back table
Automatic operation rear view mirror
Front seat back storage
Seating: seven seats
Leather seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Ten upgraded speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
3-point reel third row seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel third row seat belts on passenger side , lap static third row seat belts on center side
Bench front facing reclining removable one-piece third row seats with fore/aft adjustment and three seat capacity
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror with cover
Ventilation system with five fan speeds, recirculation setting and rear seat heater ducts
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