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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 XE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 23 31 $14,547 $15,140
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 28 $15,315 $15,940
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 23 31 $15,016 $16,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $15,751 $17,140
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $16,935 $18,640
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $17,662 $19,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,525 $20,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,140
$14,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,950
$15,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$199 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.7 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 52.5
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 35.1 37.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.3 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 103.2
Liftover Height (in) 25.7 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 183.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 13.8
Brakes
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 9.0 x -TBD-
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 11.4 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P195/65R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 110
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 2888
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 7.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 550
Engine
Fuel System SPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4250 156 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 993 NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5750 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.29
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.74
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.85
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Nissan Altima
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 32
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut Independent 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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.83
 
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