1997 Ford Probe MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 1997 Ford Probe.

The 1997 Ford Probe has 4 model options: Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L, Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L, Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L and Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L.

The 1997 Ford Probe Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1997 Ford Probe Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L runs on regular gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1997 Ford Probe Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

The 1997 Ford Probe Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L runs on premium gasoline and is in the Subcompact Cars car class.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 1997 Ford Probe Get?

Across all models, the combined average MPG for the 1997 Ford Probe is 22 miles per gallon.

The table below breaks down the MPG for each model option:

Model Option Combined MPG City MPG Highway MPG
Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 23 20 28
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 25 23 30
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 20 18 24
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 21 18 24

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 1997 Ford Probe?

The average fuel costs for all models of the 1997 Ford Probe is $3,100.

The average fuel costs have been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

Comparing a 1997 Ford Probe to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will spend $4,000 more on fuel.

The table below shows the fuel costs and 5-year save/spend for each model option:

Model Option Fuel Cost 5-Year Save/Spend
Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,700 spend $2,000 more
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L $2,500 spend $1,000 more
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L $3,700 spend $7,000 more
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L $3,500 spend $6,000 more

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 1997 Ford Probe Consume?

Across all models, the average number barrels of petroleum that the 1997 Ford Probe will consume in one year is 14 barrels.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.

Model Option Barrels
Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 13
Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L 12
Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 15
Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L 14

Overview

The tables below cover all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 4 1997 Ford Probe model options.

Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1997 Ford Probe Automatic 4-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 20
Highway MPG 28
Combined MPG 23
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $2,000
Fuel Cost $2,700
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 13
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1997 Ford Probe Manual 5-spd 4-cyl, 2.0 L:

City MPG 23
Highway MPG 30
Combined MPG 25
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $1,000
Fuel Cost $2,500
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 12
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1997 Ford Probe Automatic 4-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 20
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $7,000
Fuel Cost $3,700
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 15
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Automatic 4-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L

The table below contains all of the details we have for the 1997 Ford Probe Manual 5-spd 6-cyl, 2.5 L:

City MPG 18
Highway MPG 24
Combined MPG 21
Save/Spend vs Average Car Spend $6,000
Fuel Cost $3,500
Fuel Type 1 Premium
Barrels of Petroleum 14
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 6
Transmission Manual 5-spd
Vehicle Class Subcompact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Disclaimer

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