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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 Standard
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 19 29 $15,906 $17,095
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 19 29 $16,414 $17,660
2-Door Coupe Premium 19 29 $17,521 $18,890
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 25 $20,977 $22,730
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 25 $22,012 $23,880
2-Door Coupe GT Bullitt Edition 18 25 $24,127 $26,230
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 17 25 $26,550 $28,605
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 19 29 $20,779 $22,510
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,087 $25,075
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 25 $24,807 $26,985
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 25 $25,841 $28,135
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 17 25 $30,190 $32,605
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,698
$15,906
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,340
$17,095
Monthly Payment Estimate
$206 / month
$285 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 19 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 29.9
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6 83.0
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.1 35.5
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.7 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.7 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 183.2
Height, Overall (in) 52.3 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 101.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 10.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.8 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 10.5 x .55
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 15.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 37.1
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T125/90R15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 3066
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 12.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 130
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5750 193 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4250 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code 993 994
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 19
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.99
Trans Order Code 445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.35
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Ford Mustang
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 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 1.02
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Four-bar link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30.1
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut MacPherson strut
 
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