Compare 1997 Honda Accord Wagon vs 1997 Ford Escort

1997 Honda Accord Wagon
1997 Ford Escort
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5-Door Wagon Manual LX
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
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4-Door Sedan
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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
23 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
28 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
52.6 50.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
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 - -
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 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
17.0 12.7
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA T71
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T71
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3053 2457
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
7.3 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Engine
Fuel System
PGM-FI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
139 @ 4200 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA 99P
Displacement
2.2L/132 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
130 @ 5300 110 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
28 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
23 28
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Honda Accord Wgn Ford Escort
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Independent strut
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

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