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1997 850 R Wagon Specs

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1997 850 R Wagon Specs

Section Opened 1997 850 R Wagon Performance Hide
One intercooled turbo compressor
2,319 cc 2.3 liters in-line 5 front transverse engine with 81 mm bore, 90 mm stroke, 8.5 compression ratio, light alloy block, light alloy head, double overhead cam, automatic valve adjustment and four valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 19 and country/highway (mpg): 26
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 26 and EPA city (mpg): 19
Multi-point injection full management control system fuel system
19.3 gallon main fuel tank
Power: 179 kW , 240 HP @ 5,600 rpm; 221 ft lb @ 2,100 rpm
Section Opened 1997 850 R Wagon Handling & Brakes Hide
Four-wheel ABS
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Electronic traction control via ABS
Fullsize alloy rim internal spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension semi-independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
Section Opened 1997 850 R Wagon Exterior Hide
Black/grey medium body side molding
Body color impact absorbing front and rear bumpers with rubbing strip and colored insert
Chrome/bright trim
Coefficient of drag: 0.32
Day time running lights
Driver and passenger power heated body color door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 185.4, overall width (inches): 69.3, overall height (inches): 55.7, ground clearance (inches): 6.2, wheelbase (inches): 104.9, front track (inches): 59.8, rear track (inches): 57.9 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 34.5
Front fog lights
Wash/wipe headlight cleaners
Twin complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Luxury trim leather on shift lever skirt, wood/woodgrain on center floor console, leather on doors and wood/woodgrain on dashboard
Multi-coat gloss paint , multi-coat black paint
Fixed rear window with defogger
Body color wing trunk/hatch spoiler
Glass electric tilting sliding front sunroof with sunshade
Tinted glass
Weights: curb weight (lbs) 3,387, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 0 and gross trailer weight unbraked (lbs) 0
Two-speed windshield wipers with W/S wiper mist setting and fixed intermittent wipe
Section Opened 1997 850 R Wagon Interior Hide
CFC free liquid air conditioning with climate control
Power antenna
Remote control anti-theft protection
Illuminated front ashtray , rear ashtray
Audio anti-theft protection: separate display and code
Manufacturer's own stereo 50 watts/channel two-band audio system with AM/FM, CD player, cassette, automatic reverse, search/repeat, scan, front/rear fader and tape logic deck
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 37.1, rear seat down; to lower window (cu ft): 0, rear seat down (cu ft): 67, all seats in place (cu ft): 37.1 and all seats removed (cu ft): 67
Illuminated front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Six functions computer with average fuel consumption, instantaneous fuel consumption and range for remaining fuel
Full dashboard console , full floor console with open storage box
Delayed/fade courtesy lights with four switches in footwell
Steering wheel mounted cruise control
Front seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
External temperature digital display
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Carpet floor mats
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket reclining heated electrically adjustable driver and passenger seat with fore/aft adjustment, height adjustment, lumbar adjustment and four adjustments
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat with pre-tensioners
Folding front seat center armrest
Lockable illuminated glove compartment with lid
Headlight control with auto off with ignition
Head restraints on front seats and rear seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.1, rear headroom (inches): 37.8, front hip room (inches): 55.2, rear hip room (inches): 55.2, front leg room (inches): 41.4, rear leg room (inches): 35.2, front shoulder room (inches): 57.1, rear shoulder room (inches): 56.3 and interior volume (cu ft): 130.7
Low fuel level warning
Low washer fluid level warning
Memorized adjustment with three settings, three driver's seat positions and three passenger seat positions
Remote power locks includes trunk/hatch, includes fuel filler door and operates from passenger door
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch and console mounted switches , rear power windows with console mounted switches
Front and rear reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side, passenger side and center side
Folding rear seat center armrest with trunk access
Three asymmetrical bench front facing rear seats with zero adjustments
Rear view mirror
Front seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Leather seat upholstery with additional suede
Service interval indicator
Front side airbag
Eight upgraded speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment and telescopic adjustment
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror with cover
Ventilation system with variable fan speeds and recirculation setting
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