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1997 Ranger Base Extended Cab Pickup Specs

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1997 Ranger Base Extended Cab Pickup Specs

Section Opened 1997 Ranger Base Extended Cab Pickup Performance Hide
2,302 cc 2.3 liters in-line 4 front longitudinal engine with 96 mm bore, 79.5 mm stroke, 9.4 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 23 and country/highway (mpg): 27
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 27 and EPA city (mpg): 23
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
20.5 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 84 kW , 112 HP @ 4,800 rpm; 135 ft lb @ 2,400 rpm
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Rear-wheel ABS
3.73:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Beam front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with leaf springs
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Body color separate front bumpers with rubbing strip , body color separate rear bumpers
Driver externally adjustable black door mirrors , passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors with wide angle
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 198.2, overall width (inches): 69.4, overall height (inches): 64.1, wheelbase (inches): 125.4, front track (inches): 56.7, rear track (inches): 57.3 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 41.6
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Single complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Gloss paint , metallic paint , black paint
Straight side pickup bed
Driver side and passenger side fixed rear side windows
Fixed rear window
Black rear step
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 4,500, curb weight (lbs) 3,250, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 1,300, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000, front axle weight (lbs) 2,625, rear axle weight (lbs) 2,750, max payload (lbs) 1,250 and max tongue load (lbs) 100
Two-speed windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Front ashtray
Cargo area dimensions: length (inches): 71.8, front width (inches): 54.4, width between arches (inches): 40.4, height (inches): 16.4, loading floor height (inches): 25.8, loadspace volume (cu ft): 37.4 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with two switches
Floor covering: plastic/rubber in passenger compartment
Driver front airbag
Split bench reclining driver seat with fore/aft adjustment , split bench reclining passenger seat with fore/aft 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 static front seat belts on center seat
Glove compartment with lid
Head restraints on front seats
Illuminated entry system on interior
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.4, front hip room (inches): 52.7, front leg room (inches): 43.4 and front shoulder room (inches): 54.6
Power steering
Rear view mirror
Seating: three seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Plastic steering wheel
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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