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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $10,769 $11,505
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 25 33 $10,911 $11,660
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $12,117 $12,985
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 25 33 $12,439 $13,340
4-Door Wagon SE 28 37 $13,209 $14,185
2-Door Coupe
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 20 29 $15,103 $16,470
2-Door Coupe GT 17 24 $19,104 $20,965
2-Door Convertible 20 29 $19,282 $21,165
2-Door Convertible GT 17 24 $22,664 $24,965
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra N/A N/A $24,893 $27,470
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra N/A N/A $28,463 $31,470
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,769
$15,103
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,505
$16,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$275 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 49.4 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 35.5
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 52.3
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 29.9
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 83.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 38.1
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 174.7 183.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 101.3
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.0 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 10.9
Brakes
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 10.5 x 0.55
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 10.8 x 1.02
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 15.7
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 37.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.74
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code T71 T32
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code T71 T32
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2468 3064
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 12.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 115
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 220 @ 2750
Engine Order Code 99P 994
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 190 @ 5250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 29
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.99
Trans Order Code 445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.27
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 3.35
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 11.02
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Ford Mustang
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 1.06
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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