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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 LS 28 37 $12,240 $13,120
4-Door Wagon LS 28 37 $13,336 $14,325
4-Door Sedan GS 28 37 $10,837 $11,580
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
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $12,117 $12,985
4-Door Wagon SE 28 37 $13,209 $14,185
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 25 33 $10,911 $11,660
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 25 33 $12,439 $13,340
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
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 37 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
Second Leg Room (in) 34.0 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 87.2 87.2
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.8 12.8
Brakes
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
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87 10.1 x 0.87
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.7 12.8
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/65R14
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2469 2468
Wheels
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
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.85 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 75 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SEFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 3750 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code 99P 99P
Displacement 2.0L/122 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 110 @ 5000 110 @ 5000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 37 37
Transmission
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
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Mercury Tracer Ford Escort
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
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