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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard
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Trim

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
The Car Connection's Take
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 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
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4 31.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6 85.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.0 38.6
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1 47.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8 11.5
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8 12.4
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 34.8
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.7
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15 P175/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478 2183
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45 4.4
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95 90
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 420
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 93 @ 3000
Engine Order Code NA 4G15
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.5L/90.0
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 92 @ 5500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 32
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Escort Mitsubishi Mirage
Suspension
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
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
 
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