Specs

Research 2000 Ford Contour specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

SE Sport 4dr Sedan SE Sport

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Brake Type Pwr
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.5
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.5
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 9.88 x 0.79
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.24 x 0.94
Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.9

Cooling System

Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 8.9
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.1

Electrical

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 650
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 590

Engine

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 170 @ 6250
Engine Type Gas V6
Engine Order Code 99L
Displacement 2.5L/155
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 165 @ 4250

Exterior Dimensions

Length, Overall (in) 185.3
Liftover Height (in) 25.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5
Track Width, Front (in) 59.2
Height, Overall (in) 54.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.1
Wheelbase (in) 106.5

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 15.0

Interior Dimensions

Front Leg Room (in) 42.4
Passenger Capacity 5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.6
Second Hip Room (in) 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9
Second Leg Room (in) 35.6
Second Head Room (in) 36.8
Front Hip Room (in) 50.7
Front Head Room (in) 39.0
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 29

Steering

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.54
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.71
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 37.3
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 39.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion

Summary

Vehicle Name Ford Contour
Body Style 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Contour

Suspension

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 32
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.79
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.67
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front Indep MacPherson

Tires

Spare Tire Size T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code T35
Rear Tire Order Code T35
Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P205/60R15
Rear Tire Size P205/60R15

Trailering

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

Transmission

Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
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) 4.06
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77
Clutch Size (in) 9.45
Clutch Size (in)
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.46
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.31
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.89
Trans Description Cont. Again

Vehicle

EPA Classification Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2603

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum