Compare 1998 Nissan 200SX vs 1998 Ford Escort

1998 Nissan 200SX
1998 Ford Escort
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2-Door Coupe Manual
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
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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
$12,520
$10,721
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,149
$11,430
Monthly Payment Estimate
$219 / month
$191 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
29 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Subcompact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.9 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 42.5
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
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
54.3 53.3
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
10.4 12.8
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
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
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 Size
T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
NA T71
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A NA
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
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
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
490 540
Engine
Fuel System
SFI SPI
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
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
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Nissan 200SX Ford Escort
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
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

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