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Selected Style Classic 3-Door HB CX Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Classic 3-Door HB Manual CX 32 37 $9,990 $10,650
Classic 3-Door HB Manual DX 32 37 $10,856 $12,100
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic DX 29 36 $11,574 $12,900
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual DX 32 37 $11,425 $12,735
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 29 36 $12,143 $13,535
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual EX 30 35 $14,785 $16,480
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic EX 28 35 $15,503 $17,280
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual DX 32 37 $11,286 $12,580
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic DX 29 36 $12,004 $13,380
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual EX 30 35 $13,682 $15,250
Classic 2-Door Coupe Automatic EX 28 35 $14,400 $16,050
Classic 2-Door Coupe "A" Automatic w/ABS EX 28 35 $14,938 $16,650
Classic 2-Door Coupe Manual HX 36 44 $12,022 $13,400
Classic 3-Door HB Automatic CX 29 36 $10,928 $11,650
Classic 4-Door Sedan Manual LX 32 37 $12,988 $14,750
Classic 4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 29 36 $13,706 $15,550
Classic 2-Door Coupe CVT HX 36 39 $12,920 $14,400
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 38 $10,721 $11,430
4-Door Sedan SE 28 38 $11,904 $12,730
4-Door Wagon SE 28 38 $12,996 $13,930
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 26 33 $10,857 $11,580
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 26 33 $12,222 $13,080
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,990
$10,721
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,650
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$178 / month
$191 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.2 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 51.8 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.7 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 34.1 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 86.1 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.3 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 51.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 164.5 174.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.1 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.1 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.2 98.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 67.0
Track Width, Front (in) 58.1 56.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 13.4 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.8
Brakes
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) 7.9 x 1.38 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.5 x .83 10.1 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 12.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.3 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 31.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 4.1 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA T71
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA T71
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2295 2468
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.4 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 103 @ 4600 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA 99P
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 106 @ 6200 110 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 28
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.153 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.782 1.83
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.722 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.909 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.702 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 3 Door HB 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Honda Civic Ford Escort
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front Indepenent 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
 
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