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Selected Style 3-Door HB Coupe L Manual
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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 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
Second Head Room (in) 37.8 36.7
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) - TBD - -
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) 9.52 x .75 10.1 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
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) 3.9 3.1
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
Tires
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
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 2468
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
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
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
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
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) .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
 
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