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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 38 $10,721 $11,430
4-Door Sedan SE 28 38 $11,904 $12,730
4-Door Wagon SE 28 38 $12,996 $13,930
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 26 33 $10,857 $11,580
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 26 33 $12,222 $13,080
2-Door Coupe Manual
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Transmission

Trim

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
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 22 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mini-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 21.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 70.8
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
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 50.4
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 51.0
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 51.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 57.9
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 99.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 8.5
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 17.2
Steering
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
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code T71 NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/60HR15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T71 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2468 2741
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 7.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 356
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 80
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 160 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99P NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 22
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 28
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.32
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Nissan 240SX
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Multi-Link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 25
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut Independent Strut
 
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