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Compare 1998 Nissan 200SX vs 1998 Ford Escort

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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Manual
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Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Manual 29 39 $12,520 $13,149
2-Door Coupe Automatic 27 36 $13,282 $13,949
2-Door Coupe Manual SE 29 39 $14,025 $15,399
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE 27 36 $14,754 $16,199
2-Door Coupe Manual SE-R 23 31 $15,255 $16,749
2-Door Coupe Automatic SE-R 23 30 $15,984 $17,549
4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

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
$12,520
$10,721
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,149
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$219 / month
$191 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 39 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 50.3 50.2
Second Leg Room (in) 31.4 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 83.9 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 52.9 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.1 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.4 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.9 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 99.8 98.4
Liftover Height (in) 22.6 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.6 67.0
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.8 174.7
Height, Overall (in) 54.3 53.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 10.4 12.8
Brakes
Brake Type Power 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) 9.16 x 0.71 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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.8
Steering
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.5 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 31.5
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code NA T71
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA T71
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 110 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2365 2468
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - 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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 5.2 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 490 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 75
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 108 @ 4000 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code NA 99P
Displacement 1.6L/97 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 115 @ 6000 110 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 39 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.33 3.31
Clutch Size (in) 7.48 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.29 1.23
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.72
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.96 1.83
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.79 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.93 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Nissan 200SX Ford Escort
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut Independent strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 1.13 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Beam Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
 
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