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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SL Series I
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SL Series I 22 32 $13,930 $15,225
2-Door Coupe SC Series I 22 32 $14,113 $15,425
2-Door Coupe SC Series II 22 32 $15,532 $16,975
4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 28 37 $10,313 $11,015
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $11,024 $11,795
4-Door Wagon LX 28 37 $11,669 $12,505
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,930
$10,313
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$15,225
$11,015
Monthly Payment Estimate
$254 / month
$184 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 34.9 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 37.8 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 88.2 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 50.2 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 37.0 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 49.2 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 55.8 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 187.8 174.7
Height, Overall (in) 53.5 53.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 55.3 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.4 98.4
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 26.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.1 67.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 14.0 12.8
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 10.1 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 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) 7.87 x 1.77 9.0 x 1.48
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.2 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 37.2 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.96 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.33 3.1
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA T71
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA T71
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P185/65R14
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2921 2457
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4.0
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.4 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 75
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5600 110 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 150 @ 4400 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code LD9 99P
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 37
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.83
Trans Order Code MX0 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.31
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.23
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Oldsmobile Achieva Ford Escort
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.71 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 1.0
Suspension Type - Rear Trailing Axle Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 25 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent strut
 
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