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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX
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Body Style

Trim

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
4-Door Sedan CE Manual
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Transmission

Engine

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 23 32 $15,003 $16,938
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 23 30 $15,712 $17,738
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual CE 20 28 $17,563 $19,828
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 23 30 $17,699 $20,218
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic LE 19 27 $19,748 $22,558
4-Door Sedan Automatic XLE 23 30 $19,810 $22,628
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic XLE 19 27 $21,771 $24,868
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,721
$15,003
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,430
$16,938
Monthly Payment Estimate
$191 / month
$282 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.4 54.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 56.2
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 56.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.4
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 54.0
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 35.5
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 96.9
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 60.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.1
Length, Overall (in) 174.7 188.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 55.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 59.8
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 105.1
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 24.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.0 70.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 14.1
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.0 x 1.1
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 Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 18.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 37.7
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 36.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T71 NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P195/70R14
Front Tire Order Code T71 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2468 2999
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 7.3
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 582
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 80
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 133 @ 5200
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System SPI EFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 147 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 99P NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/132
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 32
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.96
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.54
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.8
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.25
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Toyota Camry
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.67
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink MacPherson Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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