Compare 1998 Hyundai Accent vs 1998 Ford Escort

1998 Hyundai Accent
1998 Ford Escort
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3-Door HB Coupe Manual L
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
4-Door Sedan Manual GL 28 36 $9,547 $10,299
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic GS 27 35 $9,860 $10,654
3-Door HB Coupe Manual Gsi 28 36 $9,918 $10,699
4-Door Sedan Automatic GL 27 35 $10,231 $11,054
3-Door HB Coupe Automatic Gsi 27 35 $10,602 $11,454
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4-Door Sedan LX
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 38 $10,721 $11,430
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 26 33 $10,857 $11,580
4-Door Sedan SE 28 38 $11,904 $12,730
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 26 33 $12,222 $13,080
4-Door Wagon SE 28 38 $12,996 $13,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$8,622
$10,721
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$9,099
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$152 / month
$191 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in)
55.9 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
16.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
11.9 12.8
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
33.79 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.46 17.0
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code
NA T71
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2101 2468
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
13 x 4.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
6.3 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
75 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
380 540
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
92 @ 5500 110 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
3 Door Hatchback Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Hyundai Accent Ford Escort
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
.63 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 32

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