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"Cool" 2dr Coupe ZX2 "Cool"


Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.87
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Brake ABS System 4-wheel
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Brake Type Power
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.48

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.8

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.45


Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 95


Engine Type Gas I4
Fuel System SPI
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5750
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 127 @ 4250
Engine Order Code 993
Displacement 2.0L/121

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Front (in) 56.5
Liftover Height (in) 25.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 56.5
Height, Overall (in) 52.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.4
Length, Overall (in) 175.2
Wheelbase (in) 98.4

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in) 50.1
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6
Second Head Room (in) 35.1


EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33


Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 31.5
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion


Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Escort
Vehicle Name Ford Escort


Suspension Type - Rear Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.00
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.51
Suspension Type - Front Independent strut


Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
Front Tire Order Code T71
Rear Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code T71
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P185/60HR15
Front Tire Size P185/65R14
Rear Tire Size P185/60HR15
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14


Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Again Electronic
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD,
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code 445
Trans Order Code 44T
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.74
Clutch Size (in) 8.86
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.156
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54


EPA Classification Subcompact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478


Front Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Aluminum