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Selected Style 5-Door Wagon LX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Wagon Manual LX 23 28 $16,868 $19,090
5-Door Wagon Automatic LX 21 26 $17,575 $19,890
5-Door Wagon Automatic VTEC EX 23 29 $19,908 $22,530
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 28 37 $10,313 $11,015
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $11,024 $11,795
4-Door Wagon LX 28 37 $11,669 $12,505
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,868
$10,313
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$19,090
$11,015
Monthly Payment Estimate
$318 / month
$184 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 23 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.6 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.4 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.7 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 39.0 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.6 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) - TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.1 67.0
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 188.4 174.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) - TBD - -
Height, Overall (in) 56.0 53.3
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.1 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 106.9 98.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) 63.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) 25.7 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x 0.98 10.1 x 0.87
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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.66 x 1.38 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.1 31.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.11 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA T71
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA T71
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3053 2457
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.3 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 75
Engine
Displacement 2.2L/132 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 110 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 139 @ 4200 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA 99P
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 23 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 37
Transmission
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.685 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.000 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.809 1.83
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.266 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.903 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.307 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.185 1.23
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Accord Wgn Ford Escort
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent strut
 
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