Compare 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 2003 Ford Escape

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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 26 33 $13,118 $14,030
4-Door Sedan 26 33 $13,305 $14,230
2-Door Coupe LS 26 33 $14,520 $15,530
4-Door Sedan LS 26 33 $14,707 $15,730
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 33 $15,736 $16,830
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 33 $15,923 $17,030
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4-Door 103" WB XLS Value
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door 103" WB XLS Value 23 28 $17,401 $18,710
4-Door 103" WB XLS Sport 23 28 $18,207 $19,595
4-Door 103" WB XLS Popular 19 25 $18,848 $20,300
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLS Popular 18 23 $20,327 $21,925
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 19 25 $20,677 $22,310
4-Door 103" WB XLT Popular 2 19 25 $20,837 $22,485
4-Door 103" WB XLT Sport 19 25 $21,705 $23,440
4-Door 103" WB XLT Premium 19 25 $21,796 $23,540
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Popular 2 18 23 $22,315 $24,110
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Sport 18 23 $23,184 $25,065
4-Door 103" WB 4WD XLT Premium 18 23 $23,275 $25,165
4-Door 103" WB Limited 19 25 $23,544 $25,460
4-Door 103" WB 4WD Limited 18 23 $25,023 $27,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,118
$17,401
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,030
$18,710
Monthly Payment Estimate
$234 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Rear Door Type
- Liftgate
Interior Dimensions
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)
87.1 133.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 -
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 103.0
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 -
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 -
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 69.1
Step Up Height - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- 34.9
Overhang, Rear w/bumper (in)
- 36.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
- 69.2
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
- NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
- NA
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- 52.6
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)
- 33.1
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
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 9.0 x 1.65
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.94 x 1.0
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 16.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.0
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 38.7
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P225/70R15
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2617 3019
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 15 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 17 x 4.0
Rear 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 Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L61 99B
Displacement
2.2L/- TBD - 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 127 @ 5400
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 23
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 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.45
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 2.06
Trans Order Code
MM5 443
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 2.93
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 3.67
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 - Rear (mm)
25 NA
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA
Doors
Side Door Type
- NA

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