Specs

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

4dr Sedan

Brakes

Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.0

Electrical

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

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4000
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 125 @ 5500
Engine Order Code 993
Engine Type Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121
Fuel System SEFI

Exterior Dimensions

Liftover Height (in) 25.8
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1
Length, Overall (in) 183.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.0
Second Head Room (in) 36.7
Second Leg Room (in) 34.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3
Passenger Capacity 5
Second Hip Room (in) 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33

Steering

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.78
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.52
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.5
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 38.4

Summary

Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Mystique

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 48
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 45
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63

Tires

Spare Tire Size T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code T72
Rear Tire Order Code T72
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P185/70R14
Rear Tire Size P185/70R14

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 445
Trans Order Code 44T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.84
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.92
Clutch Size (in) 9.5
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.31
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.89
Trans Description Cont. Again

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2831

Wheels

Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5

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