Compare 2002 Ford Escort vs 2002 Mitsubishi Mirage

2002 Ford Escort
2002 Mitsubishi Mirage
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2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard
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
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2-Door Coupe 1.5L Manual DE
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 39 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Sub-compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 43.0
Front Hip Room (in)
51.1 53.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Length, Overall (in)
175.2 168.1
Height, Overall (in)
52.3 53.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
11.8 11.5
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.8 12.4
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.5 32.8
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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
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
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 -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
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
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
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 39
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 32
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Ford Escort Mitsubishi Mirage
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.00 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
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