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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 28 37 $10,313 $11,015
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $11,024 $11,795
4-Door Wagon LX 28 37 $11,669 $12,505
4-Door Sedan SL Series I
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SL Series I 22 32 $13,930 $15,225
2-Door Coupe SC Series I 22 32 $14,113 $15,425
2-Door Coupe SC Series II 22 32 $15,532 $16,975
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,313
$13,930
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,015
$15,225
Monthly Payment Estimate
$184 / month
$254 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 49.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 34.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.8
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 88.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.4 50.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 52.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 52.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 55.3
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 103.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.0 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 55.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 174.7 187.8
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 53.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 14.0
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 15.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.33
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.2
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 13.96
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 35.3
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code T71 NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code T71 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2457 2921
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 10.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 600
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 150 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99P LD9
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 150 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System SPI SFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.92
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.39
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.57
Trans Order Code 445 MX0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.42
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Oldsmobile Achieva
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.71
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.0 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Trailing Axle
 
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