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1998 Mountaineer Base Sport Utility Specs

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1998 Mountaineer Base Sport Utility Specs

Section Opened 1998 Mountaineer Base Sport Utility Performance Hide
3,996 cc 4 liters V 6 front longitudinal engine with 100.3 mm bore, 84.3 mm stroke, 9.7 compression ratio, cast iron block, cast iron head, overhead cam and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 18 and country/highway (mpg): 23
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 23 and EPA city (mpg): 18
Multi-point injection electronic fuel system
21 gallon fuel tank
Heavy duty engine cooling system
Power: 153 kW , 205 HP @ 5,000 rpm; 250 ft lb , 339 Nm @ 3,000 rpm
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Four-wheel ABS
3.55:1 axle ratio
Four disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Immobilizer
Fullsize steel rim under body spare wheel
Wishbone front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , beam rear suspension rigid with stabilizer bar and leaf springs
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Argent body side molding
Toned front and rear bumpers
Chrome/bright trim
Driver and passenger power black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 190.1, overall width (inches): 70.2, overall height (inches): 70.5, ground clearance (inches): 6.7, wheelbase (inches): 111.6, front track (inches): 58.5, rear track (inches): 58.5 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 37.3
Front fog lights
Single complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Heat reflective glass
Gloss paint , black paint , metallic paint
Driver side and passenger side fixed rear side windows
Swing-out rear window with defogger and intermittent
Rear step
Privacy tinted glass
Trailer towing preparation
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 5,580, curb weight (lbs) 4,102, gross trailer weight braked (lbs) 4,500, front axle weight (lbs) 2,850 and rear axle weight (lbs) 3,000
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Air conditioning
Fixed mast antenna
Illuminated front ashtray
Stereo audio system with AM/FM, cassette and search/repeat
Cargo area dimensions: height (inches): 66.5, loadspace volume (cu ft): 81.6 and measurement standard: manufacturer's own
Cargo area light
Cargo capacity: all seats in place (cu ft): 43.5 and all seats removed (cu ft): 80.2
Rear lift gate cargo doors
Front seats cigar lighter
Digital clock
Partial floor console with open storage box
Courtesy lights
Cruise control
Front seats and rear seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
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
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Front seat center armrest with integral box
Glove compartment
Two head restraints on front seats , two height adjustable head restraints on rear seats with rotational adjustment
Illuminated entry system
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 39.9, rear headroom (inches): 39.3, front hip room (inches): 52.3, rear hip room (inches): 51.6, front leg room (inches): 42.4, rear leg room (inches): 35.8, front shoulder room (inches): 56.2 and rear shoulder room (inches): 56.6
Internal button power locks
Power steering
Front power windows with one one-touch , rear power windows
Front and rear reading lights
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three asymmetrical bench front facing rear seats
Rear view mirror
Seat back storage
Seating: five seats
Cloth seat upholstery with additional cloth
Four speaker(s)
Leather covered steering wheel with tilt adjustment
Tachometer
Illuminated driver and passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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