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1997 Expedition XLT Utility Specs

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1997 Expedition XLT Utility Specs

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4,601 cc 4.6 liters 90° V 8 front longitudinal engine with 90.2 mm bore, 90 mm stroke, 9 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 14 and country/highway (mpg): 18
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 18 and EPA city (mpg): 14
Electronically controlled carb electronic fuel system
30 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 160 kW , 215 HP @ 4,400 rpm; 290 ft lb @ 3,250 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.55:1 axle ratio
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Immobilizer
Fullsize steel rim internal spare wheel
Other front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and torsion springs , other rear suspension semi-independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
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Body color medium body side molding with colored inserts
Chrome integrated front bumpers , chrome rear bumpers
Chrome/bright trim on bumpers and on rear
Driver power chrome door mirrors , passenger externally adjustable chrome door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 204.6, overall width (inches): 78.6, overall height (inches): 76.4, wheelbase (inches): 119, front track (inches): 65.4, rear track (inches): 65.5, curb to curb turning circle (feet): 40.5, 24 and 0.9
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Gloss paint , metallic paint , black paint
Driver side and passenger side wind-up rear side windows
Swing-out rear window with defogger and intermittent
Chrome rear step
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 7,200, curb weight (lbs) 5,375, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 4,000, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000, front axle weight (lbs) 3,950, rear axle weight (lbs) 3,900, max payload (lbs) 1,825 and max tongue load (lbs) 100
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and automatic intermittent wipe
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CFC free liquid air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, cassette, automatic reverse, search/repeat, seek, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 82.2, width between arches (inches): 48.5, loading floor height (inches): 30.9, loadspace volume (cu ft): 118 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 62.5, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 118, rear seat down (cu ft): 118, all seats in place (cu ft): 62.5 and all seats removed (cu ft): 118
Rear lift gate cargo doors with internal handles
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Courtesy lights with five switches
Front seats, rear seats and 3rd row seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat, passenger seat and rear seats
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Carpet floor mats
Driver and passenger front airbag
Split bench reclining driver seat with fore/aft adjustment and lumbar adjustment , split bench reclining passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment and lumbar adjustment , split bench center seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat , height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on passenger seat , lap reel front seat belts on center seat
Front seat center armrest
Illuminated glove compartment with lid
Head restraints on front seats , height adjustable head restraints on rear seats
Illuminated entry system on interior
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.8, rear headroom (inches): 39.8, front hip room (inches): 61.5, rear hip room (inches): 62.3, front leg room (inches): 40.9, rear leg room (inches): 38.9, front shoulder room (inches): 63.9 and rear shoulder room (inches): 64.4
Low fuel level warning
Low washer fluid level warning
Remote power locks with internal switch operates from passenger door
Vehicle speed proportional power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch and door mounted switches , rear power windows with door mounted switches
Front reading lights
Height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , height adjustable 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap reel rear seat belts on center side
Folding rear seat center armrest
Three asymmetrical split bench front facing reclining seat folds to table rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Seating: six seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror with cover
Ventilation system with four fan speeds and rear seat heater ducts
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