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1997 RAV4 Base Hard Top Sport Utility Specs

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1997 RAV4 Base Hard Top Sport Utility Specs

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1,998 cc 2 liters in-line 4 front transverse engine with 87.2 mm bore, 87.2 mm stroke, 9.5 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, double overhead cam and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 22 and country/highway (mpg): 26
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 26 and EPA city (mpg): 22
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
15.3 gallon fuel tank
Power: , 120 HP @ 5,400 rpm; 125 ft lb @ 4,600 rpm
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4.93:1 axle ratio
Center differential lock
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Fullsize steel rim rear spare carrier spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and torsion springs , wishbone rear suspension independent with coil springs
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Black front and rear bumpers
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 147.2, overall width (inches): 66.7, overall height (inches): 65.2, ground clearance (inches): 7.7, wheelbase (inches): 86.6, front track (inches): 57.5, rear track (inches): 57.7 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 33.5
Single conventional lens halogen bulb headlights
Gloss paint , metallic paint
Driver side and passenger side wind-up rear side windows
Fixed rear window with defogger and intermittent
Tinted glass
Underbody protection for fuel tank and for transfer case
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 3,505, curb weight (lbs) 2,646, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 0 and max payload (lbs) 859
Windshield wipers with fixed intermittent wipe
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A pillar antenna
Front ashtray
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 9.3 and all seats removed (cu ft): 0
Rear single-hinged cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Courtesy lights
Front seats and rear seats cup holders
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining driver and passenger seat
3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Lockable glove compartment
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 40, rear headroom (inches): 38.6, front hip room (inches): 55.8, rear hip room (inches): 39.6, front leg room (inches): 39.5, rear leg room (inches): 33.9, front shoulder room (inches): 53.3 and rear shoulder room (inches): 50.2
Power steering
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side and passenger side
Two symmetrical split bench front facing reclining rear seats
Rear view mirror
Mechanical remote fuel filler door release
Seating: four seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Plastic steering wheel
Tachometer
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds and recirculation setting
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