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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
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $12,117 $12,985
4-Door Wagon SE 28 37 $13,209 $14,185
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 25 33 $10,911 $11,660
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 25 33 $12,439 $13,340
2-Door Convertible Automatic
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual 19 23 $13,441 $14,795
4-Door Manual 4WD 19 23 $14,670 $16,295
4-Door Automatic 4WD 19 23 $15,580 $17,295
4-Door Manual 4WD EX 19 23 $16,600 $18,595
4-Door Automatic 4WD EX 19 23 $17,510 $19,595
4-Door Automatic 19 23 $14,351 $15,795
4-Door Manual EX 19 23 $15,680 $17,395
4-Door Automatic EX 19 23 $16,590 $18,395
2-Door Convertible Automatic 19 23 $12,724 $13,995
2-Door Convertible Manual 4WD 19 23 $13,058 $14,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,769
$12,724
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,505
$13,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$192 / month
$233 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact 2WD Sport Utility Vehicles
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 31.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.0 39.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 88.1
Second Hip Room (in) 49.4 40.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 54.3
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 38.2
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 48.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 92.9
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.0 68.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 56.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 7.9
Length, Overall (in) 174.7 156.4
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 65.0
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - - TBD -
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - 13.0
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - - TBD -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - 39.4
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) - NA
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) - NA
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 10.23 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 11.10 x 0.94
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 Power
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 14.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.54
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 32.2
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Recirculating Ball
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/75R15
Rear Tire Order Code T71 NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P205/75R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 P205/75R15
Front Tire Order Code T71 NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 200
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 2000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2468 3102
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 7.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD - (48 amp/hr)
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 70
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 127 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 99P NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 130 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPI MPFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 19
Transmission
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
Trans Description Cont. Again NA Electronic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 2.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.49
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 4.78
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD,
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 2.83
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High - NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Kia Sportage
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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