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Selected Style SC1 Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SC1 Manual 28 40 $11,811 $13,080
SC1 Automatic 26 36 $12,587 $13,940
SC2 Manual 27 38 $14,682 $16,260
SC2 Automatic 25 36 $15,459 $17,120
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Standard 26 33 $12,054 $12,815
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Deluxe 26 33 $13,016 $13,860
2-Door Coupe ZX2 Premium 26 33 $13,434 $14,315
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,811
$12,054
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,080
$12,815
Monthly Payment Estimate
$218 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 28 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 31.0 33.4
Front Head Room (in) 38.6 38.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 84.1 80.6
Second Hip Room (in) 47.7 45.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.6 50.8
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 35.1
Passenger Capacity 4 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 50.4 48.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.6 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.0 51.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.7
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 68.2 67.4
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.6 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 180.5 175.2
Height, Overall (in) 53.0 52.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 98.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.4 11.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.9 x 0.7 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 Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.0 x 1.48
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.1 12.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.3 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 31.5
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P185/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
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) 2366 2478
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.18 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 95
Engine
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code N/A NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 28 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 33
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.172 1.31
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.605 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again w/OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.923 3.16
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.950 1.83
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.060 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.811 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Trans Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.250 3.31
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn SC 3dr Ford Escort
Body Style 3 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 27.2 35
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent Strut
 
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