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Ford Escort ZX2 is a hot-looking compact coupe with a rakish design. Yet its handsome interior reveals a roomy back...

2000 Ford Escort Model Comparison

ZX2 Coupe

General Pricing

Resale Value $11,950.00 $19,910.00 $21,485.00
Destination $465.00 $630.00 $665.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 2.0L I4 3.8L V6 4.2L V6
Horsepower 130 @ 5750 RPM 200 @ 4900 RPM 200 @ 4700 RPM
Torque 127 @ 4250 RPM 240 @ 3600 RPM 250 @ 2700 RPM
Valves 4 2 2
Displacement (cc) 1988 3797 4192
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.3 X 3.5 3.8 X 3.4 3.8 X 3.7
Compression Ratio 9.6:1 9.4:1 9.3:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 25 18 14
Highway (mpg) 33 23 18

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 2478.0 3545.0 5015.5
Wheelbase (in.) 98.4 120.7 138.0
Length (in.) 175.2 200.9 211.9
Width (in.) 67.4 75.2 79.3
Height (in.) 52.3 65.6 83.4
Track Front (in.) 56.5 64.7 69.4
Track Rear (in.) 56.5 63.0 67.0
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A 7.0

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 4 2 2
Front Headroom (in.) 38.0 39.3 42.5
Rear Headroom (in.) 35.1 N/A N/A
Front Legroom (in.) 42.5 40.7 40.0
Rear Legroom (in.) 33.4 N/A N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) 50.8 60.9 68.4
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) 48.7 N/A N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) 51.1 57.6 65.6
Rear Hip Room (in.) 45.1 N/A N/A

Payload & Towing

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

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension strut strut other
Rear Suspension multi-link beam beam
Tires 185/60R15 215/70R15 225/75R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks N/A Std. N/A

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive front wheel drive front 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 N/A N/A N/A
Cassette Player Yes 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 Std. Std.

Safety

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

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