Research 2002 Ford Escort specs for the trims available. Choose the desired trim / style from the dropdown list to see the corresponding specs.

ZX2 Standard 2dr Coupe ZX2 Standard


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

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


Displacement 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300
Fuel System SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
Engine Type Gas I4

Exterior Dimensions

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.8

Interior Dimensions

Second Shoulder Room (in) 48.7
Second Leg Room (in) 33.4
Second Head Room (in) 35.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.1
Front Head Room (in) 38.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 50.8
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5
Passenger Capacity 4
Second Hip Room (in) 45.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 80.6


EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33


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


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


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 - Rear Quadralink
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut


Spare Tire Order Code
Front Tire Size P185/65R14
Front Tire Size P185/60R15
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14
Rear Tire Size P185/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14
Front Tire Order Code
Rear Tire Order Code


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)


Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.83
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 5
Trans Type 4
Trans Order Code
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) 3.16
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.33
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31


EPA Classification Subcompact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2478


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