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1997 Pontiac Trans Sport

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SE 3dr Reg WB SE


Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.77
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Brake Type Power
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.3
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 126.6
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 86.1
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 45.8
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 48.3
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 51.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 50.7

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.9
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 12.3


Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600


SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200
Fuel System SFI
Displacement 3.4L/207
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Order Code LA1
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000

Exterior Dimensions

Wheelbase (in) 112.0
Liftover Height (in) 24.0
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 50.8
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 40.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 63.3
Track Width, Front (in) 61.5
Height, Overall (in) 67.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7
Length, Overall (in) 187.3

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 20.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room (in) 39.9
Passenger Capacity 8
Passenger Capacity 7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 59.8
Front Hip Room (in) 55.5
Front Leg Room (in) 39.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) N/A
Third Hip Room (in) 48.3
Third Shoulder Room (in) 60.1
Third Leg Room (in) 34.0
Third Head Room (in) 38.8
Second Hip Room (in) 60.4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 61.9
Second Leg Room (in) 36.9
Second Head Room (in) 39.3


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 18


Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 40.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.05
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.6


Vehicle Name Pontiac Trans Sport
Body Style 3 Door Reg WB


Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Arm
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.34
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.42


Rear Tire Order Code XPA
Front Tire Size P215/70R15
Spare Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code XGY
Rear Tire Order Code XPU
Front Tire Order Code XPU
Front Tire Order Code XPA
Front Tire Order Code XGY
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15
Rear Tire Size P205/70R15
Rear Tire Size P215/70R15
Front Tire Size P205/70R15


Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 2000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 350


Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.29
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38


EPA Classification 2WD Special Purpose

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3730


Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4
Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6