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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 25 33 $13,052 $13,960
2-Door Coupe LS 25 33 $14,127 $15,110
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 24 33 $15,478 $16,555
4-Door Sedan 25 33 $13,192 $14,110
4-Door Sedan LS 25 33 $14,244 $15,235
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 24 33 $15,600 $16,685
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 27 $17,404 $18,670
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 27 $18,128 $19,465
4-Door 103" WB XLS Choice 19 24 $18,824 $20,230
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Value 22 25 $18,884 $20,295
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Sport 22 25 $19,608 $21,090
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Choice 18 23 $20,304 $21,855
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 19 24 $20,622 $22,205
4-Door 103" WB XLT Choice 2 19 24 $20,781 $22,380
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 24 $21,741 $23,435
4-Door 103" WB XLT Midnight 19 24 $22,647 $24,430
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Choice 18 23 $22,100 $23,830
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $22,964 $24,780
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,060 $24,885
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Midnight 18 23 $23,965 $25,880
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,052
$17,404
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$18,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$311 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 27 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type - Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 49.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 56.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.6 39.2
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.9 55.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 53.4
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 36.4
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 40.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.1 133.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 -
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 -
Length, Overall (in) 180.9 -
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 69.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.4 -
Wheelbase (in) 104.1 103.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.7 70.1
Ground Clearance, Front (in) - 7.8
Side Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in) - 33.4
Step Up Height - Side (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - 41.0
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in) - 25.4
Length, Overall w/rear bumper (in) - 173.0
Side Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Ground Clearance, Rear (in) - 7.8
Step Up Height - Front (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - 34.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in) - 36.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Console (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - 38.9
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - 35.9
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 33.0
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 4 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - 40.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - 59.0
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 64.8
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - 52.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.9 x 1.00
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x 1.77 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 15.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.6 35.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 3.0
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/70R14 P225/70R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T135/90R17
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P195/70R14 P225/70R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617 2994
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 17 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 6 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 5000 127 @ 5400
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 3600 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LN2 99B
Displacement 2.2L/134 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 27
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.837
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.454
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 2.058
Trans Order Code MM5 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 2.93
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 1.030
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.666
Clutch Size (in) 8.46 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.310
Trans Type 5 5
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Escape
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Doors
Side Door Type - NA
 
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