Compare 1999 Dodge Neon vs 1999 Ford Escort

1999 Dodge Neon
1999 Ford Escort
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2-Door Coupe Competition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Competition 28 39 $10,810 $11,440
4-Door Sedan Competition 28 39 $10,888 $11,525
2-Door Coupe Highline 28 39 $10,847 $11,735
4-Door Sedan Highline 28 39 $10,923 $11,820
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $10,769 $11,505
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 25 33 $10,911 $11,660
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $12,117 $12,985
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 25 33 $12,439 $13,340
4-Door Wagon SE 28 37 $13,209 $14,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,810
$10,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,440
$11,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$191 / month
$192 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.3 50.2
Second Leg Room (in)
35.1 34.0
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³)
91.2 87.2
Second Hip Room (in)
53.9 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.0 51.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.5 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 52.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
57.4 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
104.0 98.4
Liftover Height (in)
29.4 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.5 67.0
Track Width, Front (in)
57.4 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
171.8 174.7
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 53.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 12.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.9 x 1.5 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.8 10.1 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.5 12.8
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.2 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.4 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65HR14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T71
Front Tire Size
P185/65HR14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA T71
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2461 2468
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4.0 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.2 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
83 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
450 540
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
133 @ 5500 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
ECC 99P
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
150 @ 6500 110 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI SPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.54 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
8.5 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.36 1.23
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.81 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.13 1.83
Trans Order Code
DD4 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Dodge Neon Ford Escort
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
32 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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.79 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Chapman Strut Quadralink

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