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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 26 33 $11,698 $12,340
2-Door Coupe
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Body Style

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 23 33 $12,398 $13,260
4-Door Sedan 23 33 $12,491 $13,360
4-Door Sedan LS 23 32 $13,982 $14,955
2-Door Coupe Z24 22 32 $15,394 $16,465
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,698
$12,398
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,340
$13,260
Monthly Payment Estimate
$206 / month
$221 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.7 54.9
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 41.9
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 50.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 32.7
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6 87.1
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 53.9
Second Head Room (in) 35.1 36.6
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 52.3 53.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 56.4
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 104.1
Liftover Height (in) 25.7 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 68.7
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 180.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 13.2
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 7.87 x 1.77
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.2 x 0.79
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 14.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 35.6
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P195/70R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P195/70R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 2617
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 9.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 105
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 525
Engine
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4250 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code 993 LN2
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5750 115 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas L4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 0.98
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/4th & 5th OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.58
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.35
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.69
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.31
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 2.02
Trans Order Code 445 MM5
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Chevrolet Cavalier
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Trailing Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 25
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 0.75
 
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