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 Leg Room (in)
32.7 33.4
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.1 80.6
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 11.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.1 x 0.87
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 12.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P185/60R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2617 2478
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x 5.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 95
Engine
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
115 @ 5000 130 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
135 @ 3600 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
LN2 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 33
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Escort
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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

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