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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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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LX 28 37 $10,769 $11,505
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Cool" 25 33 $10,911 $11,660
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $12,117 $12,985
2-Door Coupe ZX2 "Hot" 25 33 $12,439 $13,340
4-Door Wagon SE 28 37 $13,209 $14,185
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
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 42.5
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7 50.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 25.5 26.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.0 56.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 98.4
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in) 29.8 -
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 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 12.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.1 12.8
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
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
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code N/A NA
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
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
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5 14 x 5.5
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
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.1 8.45
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 90 75
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 114 @ 2400 125 @ 3750
Engine Order Code N/A 99P
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.526 3.31
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
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Saturn SW RHD Ford Escort
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 28 30
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Independent strut
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
 
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