Compare 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 2002 Ford Escort

2002 Chevrolet Cavalier
2002 Ford Escort
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 25 33 $13,052 $13,960
4-Door Sedan 25 33 $13,192 $14,110
2-Door Coupe LS 25 33 $14,127 $15,110
4-Door Sedan LS 25 33 $14,244 $15,235
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 24 33 $15,478 $16,555
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 24 33 $15,600 $16,685
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2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard 26 33 $12,054 $12,815
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Deluxe 26 33 $13,016 $13,860
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Premium 26 33 $13,434 $14,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,052
$12,054
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$12,815
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$214 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 45.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 50.8
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 35.1
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 48.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 51.1
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.1 80.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 175.2
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 52.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 98.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 25.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 67.4
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 11.8
Brakes
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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.1 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 12.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 31.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P185/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P185/60R15
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 2478
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 95
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 540
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 3600 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LN2 NA
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5000 130 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 33
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 1.83
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Escort
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 30
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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