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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe ZX2
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe ZX2 25 33 $11,140 $11,950
4-Door Sedan 27 35 $11,249 $12,070
4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 24 34 $14,798 $16,240
4-Door Sedan LS 20 29 $15,955 $17,540
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,140
$14,798
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,950
$16,240
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$271 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 35.1 36.8
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.7 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 34.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6 90.2
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 184.8
Height, Overall (in) 52.3 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 106.5
Liftover Height (in) 25.7 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 59.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 13.9
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.24 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.52
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 36.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.78
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 38.4
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P185/70R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P185/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 2805
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 590
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4250 130 @ 4000
Engine Order Code 993 993
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/123
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5750 125 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 2.14
Trans Order Code 445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.84
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.42
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 9.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Mercury Mystique
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Passive Steering
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 w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
 
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