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Average User Score
4.2 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 48 reviews
1997 Ford F-150 Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 47 reviews
"Motor Trend" magazine's "Truck of the Year" pick, the 1997 Ford F-150 topped the US market in sales for the second straight year. The "Eddie Bauer" trimline was dropped, with the Lariat trim coming back to join the Standard, XL, and XLT.
The 97 Ford F150 had a sleek new look to go with its laurels. Curvy, aerodynamic design and newly plush styling for the interiors made the popular pickup attractive to buyers. A look under the hood, though, showed that the 1997 Ford F150 was still pushing plenty of power; Ford introduced the modular single overhead cam in this model year, and the choice of engines was between a 4.2 liter Essex V-6, 4.6 liter Triton V8, and a 5.4 liter Triton V8 putting out a hefty 235 horsepower.
The 97 Ford F-150 also offered a range of configurations: long-bed and short-bed models were on offer, as well as a selection of cab setups including extended-cab supercab, standard 2-door and 4-door. Four-wheel drive made this powerhouse pickup a favorite with the off-road set, as well as a rugged workhorse with the durability to handle duty on jobsite, farm, and ranch.
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Ford F-150 Questions
Power Windows On 1997 Ford F150 Do Not Work Or Work Slowly
Drivers side door stopped working in up position and passenger door only goes up or down by pulsing switch. New dual switch and motor on drivers side did not fix problem. Anyone know what else could i...
I Just Got A 1997 F150 And I Hear A Knocking Sound Under The Hood
It sounds like its coming from the motor but sometimes its sounds like its faster than it is at other times
1997 Ford F-150 Lariat Randomly Starts Itself.
I have a 1997 Ford F-150 Lariat that randomly starts itself, day or night. Sometimes it is just once and like yesterday at least 12 times it did. Night or day, hot or frigid weather dry or wet matters...
I Just Bought A 97 Ford F150 Xlt. I Noticed While In Gear The Drivers Side...
Passenger side window works fine. Any ideas why this is happening?
1997 F150 4.2: Will Start Without Starter Ground But Will Only Click With W...
the truck would only click when trying to start. while checking for voltage at the starter i found out it would crank with jumper cables hooked to the ground wire at the starter and the frame. after r...