Specs

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

4dr 112" WB

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.3 x 1.02
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.2 x 0.47
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Brake Type Power
Brake ABS System Four-Wheel

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 42.6
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 41.9
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 38.1
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 73.3
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 81.6

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 18.5

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650

Engine

Displacement 5.0L/302
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 4600
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 274 @ 3200
Engine Order Code 99P
Engine Type Gas V8
Fuel System EFI

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8
Height, Overall (in) 67.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.2
Length, Overall (in) 188.5
Wheelbase (in) 111.5
Liftover Height (in) 18.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 46.9
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 33.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.7

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 21.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Second Hip Room (in) 51.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 144.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.0
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.4
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.3

Summary

Vehicle Name Mercury Mountaineer
Vehicle Name Mercury Mountaineer
Body Style 4 Door

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear Variable-Rate
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Leaf Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.42
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.8

Tires

Spare Tire Order Code T7R
Spare Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Size P235/75R15
Front Tire Size P235/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code T7R
Front Tire Order Code T7R

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 6700
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 1005

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.55
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 44U
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.73
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70

Vehicle

EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4160

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 7.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -

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