Compare 1998 Ford Escort vs 1998 Nissan 240SX

1998 Ford Escort
1998 Nissan 240SX
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 38 $10,721 $11,430
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 26 33 $10,857 $11,580
4-Door Sedan SE 28 38 $11,904 $12,730
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 26 33 $12,222 $13,080
4-Door Wagon SE 28 38 $12,996 $13,930
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2-Door Coupe Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 22 28 $16,437 $18,359
2-Door Coupe Automatic 21 27 $17,153 $19,159
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 22 28 $19,695 $21,999
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 21 27 $20,411 $22,799
2-Door Coupe Manual LE 22 28 $21,888 $24,449
2-Door Coupe Automatic LE 21 27 $22,605 $25,249
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,721
$16,437
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,430
$18,359
Monthly Payment Estimate
$191 / month
$306 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in)
50.2 51.0
Second Leg Room (in)
34.0 21.7
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.2 70.8
Front Head Room (in)
39.0 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
49.4 42.2
Front Shoulder Room (in)
51.6 52.0
Second Head Room (in)
36.7 34.3
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
53.3 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in)
98.4 99.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.0 68.1
Track Width, Front (in)
56.5 58.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.5
Length, Overall (in)
174.7 177.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
12.8 8.5
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 10.1 x 0.35
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.0 x 1.48 NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.1 x 0.87 10.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 17.2
Steering
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.1 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 34.6
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 17.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.5 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code
T71 NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P185/65R14 P195/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
T71 NA
Front Tire Size
P185/65R14 P195/60HR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2468 2741
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.45 7.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 356
Engine
Fuel System
SPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
125 @ 3750 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
99P NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
110 @ 5000 155 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 22
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.32
Clutch Size (in)
8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.23 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.17 3.38
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.83 1.90
Trans Order Code
445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.85 4.08
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Ford Escort Nissan 240SX
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 25
Suspension Type - Front
Independent strut Independent Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear
Quadralink Independent

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