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Selected Style 3-Door HB Coupe L Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door HB Coupe Manual L 28 36 $8,622 $9,099
3-Door HB Coupe Manual GS 28 36 $9,176 $9,899
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 27 35 $9,860 $10,654
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 36 $9,547 $10,299
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 35 $10,231 $11,054
3-Door HB Coupe Manual Gsi 28 36 $9,918 $10,699
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic Gsi 27 35 $10,602 $11,454
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
$8,622
$10,721
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,099
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$152 / month
$191 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.7 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.7 39.0
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 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.4 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.5 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.9 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 161.5 174.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 16.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.52 x .75 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 Pwr-Assisted Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.1 x - TBD - 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 11.9 12.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 33.79 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.46 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.8 31.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.9 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T71
Front Tire Size P155/80R13 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T105/70R14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA T71
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P155/80R13 P185/65R14
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2101 2468
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 4 x 14 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.3 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 380 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 92 @ 5500 110 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 97 @ 4000 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA 99P
Displacement 1.5L/91 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 38
Transmission
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
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.462 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 7.87 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.370 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Hyundai Accent Ford Escort
Body Style 3 Door Hatchback Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) .63 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) .83 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link 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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