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Selected Style 3-Door HB
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Body Style

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 34 42 $8,684 $9,295
5-Door HB 34 42 $9,257 $9,925
3-Door HB
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB 26 33 $13,152 $14,355
3-Door HB GT 21 27 $15,377 $16,855
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,684
$13,152
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,295
$14,355
Monthly Payment Estimate
$155 / month
$239 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 34 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 42 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.3 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 47.9 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) 33.6 28.5
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 78.5 80.0
Second Hip Room (in) 44.8 48.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.3 52.0
Second Head Room (in) 35.5 34.8
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.6 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.1 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 90.7 102.8
Liftover Height (in) 25.2 N/A
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 65.7 69.8
Track Width, Front (in) 55.9 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.1 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 152.8 178.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 37.7 N/A
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 14.9 18.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.87 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.46
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.25 x 0.71 10.2 x 0.94
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.0 15.5
Steering
Steering Type Manual Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.08 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 22.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 29.5 35.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/60D13 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T17 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P165/70R13 P195/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code T17 NA
Front Tire Size P165/70R13 P195/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2004 2696
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.34 7.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 60 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 582
Engine
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 74 @ 3000 127 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99H 99A
Displacement 1.3L/81 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 63 @ 5000 118 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 42 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 7.09 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.94 1.83
Trans Order Code 445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.06 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.86 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 3 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name Ford Aspire Ford Probe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.47
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.02 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion beam Quadralink
 
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