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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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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 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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 49.3 53.9
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 47.9 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 55.6 51.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.1 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 90.7 102.8
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
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 10.0 15.5
Steering
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
Steering Type Manual Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P165/70R13 P195/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code T17 NA
Front Tire Size P165/70R13 P195/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/60D13 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T17 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2004 2696
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.34 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 60 80
Engine
Displacement 1.3L/81 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 63 @ 5000 118 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 74 @ 3000 127 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 99H 99A
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 34 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 42 33
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.45 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Aspire Ford Probe
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback 3 Door Hatchback
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson strut
 
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