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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard 26 33 $12,054 $12,815
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Deluxe 26 33 $13,016 $13,860
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Premium 26 33 $13,434 $14,315
2-Door Coupe DE 1.5L Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE 32 39 $11,189 $11,937
2-Door Coupe 1.5L Automatic DE 28 35 $11,938 $12,737
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Manual LS 29 36 $13,858 $14,787
2-Door Coupe 1.8L Automatic LS 26 32 $14,610 $15,587
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,054
$11,189
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,815
$11,937
Monthly Payment Estimate
$214 / month
$199 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 32 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 31.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6 85.6
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.1 35.8
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.7 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.0
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.7 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4 66.5
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 57.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.9
Length, Overall (in) 175.2 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 52.3 53.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 57.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 95.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 11.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 9.2 x 0.7
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 Pwr Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 8 x 1.4
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 32.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.2
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/60R15 P175/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T105/70D14
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 2183
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 4.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 420
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 90
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.5L/90.0
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 92 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA 4G15
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 39
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.804
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.16 3.416
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.947
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.714
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 0.976
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.583
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 7.874
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.343
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Mitsubishi Mirage
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 25
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 NA
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Multi-Link
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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