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1997 Wrangler Sahara Utility Specs

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1997 Wrangler Sahara Utility Specs

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3,958 cc 4 liters in-line 6 front longitudinal engine with 98.4 mm bore, 86.7 mm stroke, 8.8 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead valve, automatic valve adjustment and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 17 and country/highway (mpg): 21
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 21 and EPA city (mpg): 17
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
19 gallon main fuel tank
Heavy duty alternator
Heavy duty battery
Power: 135 kW , 181 HP @ 4,600 rpm; 222 ft lb @ 2,800 rpm
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3.07:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Spacesaver steel rim rear spare carrier spare wheel
Beam front suspension rigid with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with coil springs
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Black separate front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 151.2, overall width (inches): 66.7, overall height (inches): 70.2, ground clearance (inches): 9.5, wheelbase (inches): 93.4, front track (inches): 58, rear track (inches): 58, curb to curb turning circle (feet): 33.5, 43 and 1.7
Mechanical foldable mirrors
Front fog lights
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Gloss paint , pearl paint , black paint
Fixed rear window
Black side step
Tinted glass
Trailer towing preparation includes tow hook
Underbody protection for fuel tank and for transfer case
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 4,360, curb weight (lbs) 3,229, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 2,000, gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 1,000, front axle weight (lbs) 2,200, rear axle weight (lbs) 2,600, max payload (lbs) 800 and max tongue load (lbs) 200
Two-speed windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Fixed mast antenna
Front ashtray
Stereo two-band audio system with AM/FM, cassette, automatic reverse, search/repeat, seek, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 11.3, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 36.9, rear seat down (cu ft): 55.2, all seats in place (cu ft): 11.3 and all seats removed (cu ft): 55.2
Rear tailgate cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Full floor console with covered storage box
Courtesy lights with two switches
Front seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Carpet floor mats
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Front seat center armrest with integral box
Lockable glove compartment with lid
Head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 42.3, rear headroom (inches): 40.6, front hip room (inches): 51, rear hip room (inches): 43.5, front leg room (inches): 41, rear leg room (inches): 34.9, front shoulder room (inches): 51.9, rear shoulder room (inches): 57.3 and interior volume (cu ft): 82.3
Low fuel level warning
Power steering
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side and passenger side
Two one-piece bench front facing removable rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Seating: four seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Ventilation system with three fan speeds
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