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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
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 164.5 174.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.1 53.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 13.4 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 12.8
Steering
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 -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 20.3 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA T71
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA T71
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) - TBD - NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2295 2468
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.4 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 75
Engine
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System PGM-FI SPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 28
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Honda Civic Ford Escort
Body Style 3 Door HB 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Trailing Arms w/Coil Springs
 
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