Compare 1999 Saturn SW vs 1999 Ford Escort

1999 Saturn SW
1999 Ford Escort
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SW1 Manual
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
SW1 Manual 28 38 $11,065 $12,295
SW1 Automatic 26 35 $11,839 $13,155
SW2 Manual 27 38 $12,829 $14,255
SW2 Automatic 25 35 $13,603 $15,115
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4-Door Sedan LX
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
$11,065
$10,769
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,295
$11,505
Monthly Payment Estimate
$205 / month
$192 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
38 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small Wagon Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.7 36.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 52.1
Front Leg Room (in)
42.5 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
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in)
176.8 174.7
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
39.7 -
Height, Overall (in)
54.5 53.3
Liftover Height (in)
25.1 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 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
36.0 -
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 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 12.8
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.1 12.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
37.1 31.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
39.9 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.3 17.0
Tires
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
Rear Tire Size
P175/70R14 P185/65R14
Rear Tire Order Code
N/A T71
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2391 2468
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
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
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
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SPFI SPI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
38 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.063 3.85
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.811 0.91
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Trans, Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.250 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.172 1.23
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.605 0.72
Trans Description Cont. Again
w/4th & 5th OD NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.923 3.17
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.950 1.83
Trans Order Code
N/A 445
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Wagon 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Saturn SW Ford Escort
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.1 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Indep. Tri-Link Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
28 30
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut Independent strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.51
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
28 32

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