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Selected Style SWP Automatic
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Transmission

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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SWP Automatic 26 35 $14,796 $16,440
4-Door Sedan LX
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Trim

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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
$14,796
$10,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,440
$11,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$274 / month
$192 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Small Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 32.8 34.0
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.0
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.8 87.2
Second Hip Room (in) 51.6 49.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.3 51.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 50.2
Exterior Dimensions
Rear Door Opening Height (in) 25.1 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.0
Track Width, Front (in) 56.8 56.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 176.9 174.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in) 39.7 -
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 53.3
Liftover Height (in) 25.5 26.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 98.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in) 48.4 -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in) 32.3 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in) 58.2 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³) - TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in) NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³) NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in) 36.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 29.8 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.8
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 Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x 1.2 9.0 x 1.48
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.1 12.8
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.3 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.1 31.5
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code N/A T71
Front Tire Size P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size T115/70R14 T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code N/A T71
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2446 2468
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 8.45
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 75
Engine
Displacement 1.9L/116 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 100 @ 5000 110 @ 5000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System SPFI SPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code N/A 99P
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 37
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 0.811 1.23
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 1.905 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.266 1.83
Trans Order Code N/A 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.063 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.595 0.91
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.526 3.31
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Vehicle Name Saturn SW RHD Ford Escort
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.60 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 28 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.1 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear Indep. Tri-Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 28 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent strut
 
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