Research 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

GS 4dr Sedan GS


Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.6
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake ABS System
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.0

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 20.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 13.6


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540


Displacement 4.6L/281
Fuel System SEFI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 190 @ 4250
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 210 @ 4250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 275 @ 3250
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 265 @ 3250
Engine Order Code 99W
Engine Type Gas V8

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 78.0
Liftover Height (in) 28.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3
Track Width, Front (in) 62.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.8
Length, Overall (in) 211.8
Wheelbase (in) 114.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 60.1
Front Hip Room (in) 58.0
Second Head Room (in) 38.1
Front Head Room (in) 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 60.3
Second Hip Room (in) 59.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 109.3
Passenger Capacity 6


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25


Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Steering Type Recirculating Ball
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 43.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 40.3
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4


Vehicle Name Mercury Grand Marquis
Body Style 4 Door Sedan GS


Suspension Type - Front Short/Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear Four-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.0
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.12
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67


Spare Tire Size P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size T125/80R16
Rear Tire Order Code T21
Rear Tire Order Code T3P
Spare Tire Order Code 508
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P225/60R16
Front Tire Size P215/70R15
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15
Spare Tire Size P225/60R16
Spare Tire Size T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code T3P
Front Tire Order Code T21


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000


Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44U
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.73
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.27
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.32
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)


EPA Classification Large

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3792


Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 7
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Aluminum

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