Compare 1997 Hyundai Accent vs 1997 Ford Escort

1997 Hyundai Accent
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3-Door HB Coupe Manual L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Coupe Manual L 28 37 $8,104 $8,599
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GS 28 37 $8,664 $9,399
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 37 $9,033 $9,799
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 27 36 $9,348 $10,154
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GT 28 37 $9,402 $10,199
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 36 $9,717 $10,554
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GT 27 36 $10,086 $10,954
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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
$8,104
$10,313
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$8,599
$11,015
Monthly Payment Estimate
$143 / month
$184 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
37 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.4 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.5 50.2
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 34.0
Front Head Room (in)
38.7 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
88.0 87.2
Second Hip Room (in)
51.8 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 51.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.8 36.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.9 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
55.5 56.5
Wheelbase (in)
94.5 98.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
63.8 67.0
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
161.5 174.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
10.7 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.1 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9.5 x .75 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)
11.9 12.7
Steering
Steering Type
Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.9 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.46 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
31.8 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA T71
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P155/80R13 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T71
Front Tire Size
P155/80R13 P185/65R14
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2101 2457
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
5.7 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - 540
Engine
Fuel System
EFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
97 @ 4000 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA 99P
Displacement
1.5L/91 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
92 @ 5500 110 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
37 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.462 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.370 1.23
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.838 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.250 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.053 1.83
Trans Order Code
NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.842 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.031 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent 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)
- TBD - 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Quadralink

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