Compare 2001 Ford Escort vs 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier

2001 Ford Escort
2001 Chevrolet Cavalier
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2-Door Coupe ZX2
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe ZX2 26 33 $11,698 $12,340
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2-Door Coupe
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 23 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
56.5 57.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.7
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 180.9
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 13.2
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 14.1
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.0 14.7
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P185/60R15 P195/70R14
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
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2478 2617
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 14 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.45 9.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
540 525
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
95 105
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 5750 115 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas L4
Fuel System
SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
127 @ 4250 135 @ 3600
Engine Order Code
993 LN2
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.2L/134
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 33
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Escort Chevrolet Cavalier
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
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

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