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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 28 37 $10,837 $11,580
4-Door Sedan LS 28 37 $12,240 $13,120
4-Door Wagon LS 28 37 $13,336 $14,325
4-Door Sedan LX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $10,769 $11,505
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 25 33 $10,911 $11,660
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $12,117 $12,985
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 25 33 $12,439 $13,340
4-Door Wagon SE 28 37 $13,209 $14,185
Pricing
Invoice Price
$10,837
$10,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$11,580
$11,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$193 / month
$192 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 49.4 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 51.6 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.8 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.2 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.4 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.0 67.0
Track Width, Front (in) 56.5 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.7 174.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.3 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 98.4 98.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 12.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48 9.0 x 1.48
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 12.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5 31.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code T71 T71
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code T71 T71
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2469 2468
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4.0 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.85 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 75
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 110 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code 99P 99P
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 37
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.86 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.72 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83 1.83
Trans Order Code 445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.85 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.91 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.31
Summary
Vehicle Name Mercury Tracer Ford Escort
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent strut
 
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