Ad Radar

1997 F-250 Base Regular Cab Pickup Specs

View the specific features and standard equipment for the Ford F-250 with our specs at Truck Trend. Visit the photos section for visual of the Motorhome’s features and equipment.
New Truck Price Quote
Get FREE, up-front new vehicle pricing and a no hassle buying experience.

1997 F-250 Base Regular Cab Pickup Specs

Section Opened 1997 F-250 Base Regular Cab Pickup Performance Hide
4,601 cc 4.6 liters V 8 front longitudinal engine with 90.2 mm bore, 90 mm stroke, 9 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, overhead cam and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 14 and country/highway (mpg): 19
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 19 and EPA city (mpg): 14
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
30 gallon fuel tank
Heavy duty alternator
Heavy duty battery
Power: 164 kW , 220 HP @ 4,500 rpm; 290 ft lb @ 3,250 rpm
Section Opened 1997 F-250 Base Regular Cab Pickup Handling & Brakes Hide
Rear-wheel ABS
3.31:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and torsion springs , beam rear suspension semi-independent with leaf springs
Section Opened 1997 F-250 Base Regular Cab Pickup Exterior Hide
Body color body side molding
Chrome front and rear bumpers
Chrome/bright trim on side of body and on bumpers
Driver and passenger power chrome door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 220.8, overall width (inches): 78.4, overall height (inches): 72.7, ground clearance (inches): 7.2, wheelbase (inches): 138.5, front track (inches): 65.4, rear track (inches): 65.4 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 40.5
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Opening rear ¼ windows
Gloss paint , black paint , metallic paint
Straight side pickup bed
Fixed rear window
Rear step
Privacy tinted glass
Trailer towing preparation
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 6,950, curb weight (lbs) 4,310, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 2,000, front axle weight (lbs) 3,600, rear axle weight (lbs) 5,300 and max payload (lbs) 2,640
Windshield wipers with automatic intermittent wipe
Section Opened 1997 F-250 Base Regular Cab Pickup Interior Hide
Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Front ashtray
Manufacturer's own stereo audio system with AM/FM, cassette and search/repeat
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 97, front width (inches): 65.2, width between arches (inches): 50, loading floor height (inches): 32.5 and loadspace volume (cu ft): 58.6
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Partial dashboard console with open storage box
Courtesy lights
Front seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment
Driver and passenger front airbag
Split bench reclining driver seat with lumbar adjustment , split bench reclining passenger seat , split bench center seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat , 3-point reel front seat belts on passenger seat , lap reel front seat belts on center seat
Folding front seat center armrest with integral box
Illuminated glove compartment
Head restraints on front seats
Illuminated entry system
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40.8, front hip room (inches): 61.3, front leg room (inches): 40.9 and front shoulder room (inches): 63.8
Internal button power locks
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch
Front reading lights
Rear view mirror
Seating: three seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Four speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
Recent Articles
2016 Ford F-650/F-750 Super Duty First Look
Ford Updates its Commercial Workhorse... more
2014 Ram 2500 Laramie Limited Heavy Duty First Test
Continually improving: Ram pickup trucks have been playing the continual-improvement game lately,... more
First Look: 2013 Ford F-Series Super Duty Platinum
Ford introduced the Platinum, which has none of the King Ranch's cattle-brand accents, surrounded... more
First Test: 2012 Ford F-250 XLT Westport CNG
Pop quiz: What do the Chevrolet Volt and the 2012 Ford F-250 XLT Westport CNG have in common?... more
2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty 4X4 6.0 Diesel Lariat Custom Crew Cab Truck
Custom Pearlescent Tribal Ghost Flame One of a Kind Truck ... more
2008 F250/350 4X4 SUPERDUTY TRUCK
Its under warranty admitted. But what total crap is having to bring your Ford Truck in for Repairs... more
2008 F250/350 4X4 SUPERDUTY TRUCK
There is alot that Ford is not telling you about these new diesel trucks. The new engines are... more
2008 F250/350 4X4 SUPERDUTY TRUCK
WARNING: Ford is trouble on this truck.First an axle, then injector, then total failure on the 350... more
2008 F250/350 4X4 SUPERDUTY TRUCK
I test drove Ford's SuperDuties and was impressed by the overall feel and look of the truck. It's a... more
Truck Trend
Trade In Value