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1998 Ford Escort Model Comparison

LX Sedan

General Pricing

Resale Value $11,580.00 $19,270.00 $23,235.00
Destination $415.00 $615.00 $515.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 4.2L V6 5.4L V8
Horsepower 130 @ 5750 RPM 200 @ 4800 RPM 235 @ 4250 RPM
Torque 127 @ 4250 RPM 250 @ 2800 RPM 335 @ 3000 RPM
Valves 4 2 2
Displacement (cc) 1988 4192 5409
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.5 3.8 X 3.7 3.6 X 4.2
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 9.3:1 9:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 28 15 N/A
Highway (mpg) 38 20 N/A

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2478.0 4660.6 5485.1
Wheelbase (in.) 98.4 138.0 138.0
Length (in.) 175.2 211.9 231.9
Width (in.) 67.4 79.3 79.3
Height (in.) 52.3 80.7 84.1
Track Front (in.) 56.5 69.4 69.4
Track Rear (in.) 56.5 67.0 67.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 38.0 N/A N/A
Rear Headroom (in.) 35.1 N/A 0.0
Front Legroom (in.) 42.5 N/A N/A
Rear Legroom (in.) 33.4 N/A 0.0
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 50.8 N/A N/A
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 48.7 N/A 0.0
Front Hip Room (in.) 50.1 N/A N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) 45.1 N/A 0.0

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) 80.6 N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut strut
Rear Suspension multi-link beam beam
Tires 185/65R14 225/75R15 245/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A N/A N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive rear wheel drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) N/A Std. Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A N/A N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A N/A N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM AM/FM AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Player N/A N/A N/A
CD Changer N/A N/A N/A
DVD Player N/A N/A N/A
Navigation Aid N/A N/A N/A

Interior

Cruise Control N/A N/A N/A
Tilt Steering N/A N/A N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A N/A N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning N/A N/A N/A

Safety

Driver Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std. Std. Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A N/A N/A

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A N/A

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