1997 Ford Escort

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1997 Ford Escort
Available in 3 styles:  Escort 4dr Sedan shown
Asking Price Range
Estimated MPG

28 city / 37.2 hwy


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Power and Performance

2.0L I-4 110 HP engine
5-spd man transmission
48 amp heavy duty alternator
58 amp battery with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.85 axle ratio
Fuel Tank
12.7 gal. fuel tank
Stainless steel exhaust

Fuel Economy

Fuel Economy City
28.0 mpg city fuel economy
Fuel Economy Hwy
37.2 mpg hwy fuel economy

Handling and Control

Front-wheel drive
Front strut suspension
Front anti-roll bar
Coil front springs
Multi-link rear suspension
Rear anti-roll bar
Coil rear springs
Rack & pinion steering
Front disc/rear drum brakes
Front vented disc brakes
P185/65SR14.0BSW AS tires
Compact steel spare wheel/tire

Design and Dimensions

Body-colored front and rear bumpers
Black grille
Monotone paint
Exterior Width
67.0 " exterior body width
98 " wheelbase
Front Tread
57 " front tread
Rear Tread
57 " rear tread
Turning Radius
16.4 ' turning radius
Drag Coefficient
.35 drag coefficient
Front Legroom
42.5 " front legroom
Rear Legroom
34.0 " rear legroom
Front Hiproom
50.2 " front hiproom
Rear Hiproom
49.4 " rear hiproom
Front Shoulder Room
51.6 " front shoulder room
Rear Shoulder Room
52.1 " rear shoulder room

Standard Warranties and Ownership Benefits

Basic (mths/miles)
Powertrain (mths/miles)
Corrosion Perforation (mths/miles)
Roadside Assistance (mths/miles)
Accessories (mths/miles)

Active and Passive Safety

Battery warning
Low coolant warning
Lights on warning
Key warning
Low fuel warning
Center high mounted stop light
Driver and passenger airbags

Comfort and Convenience

4 doors
Dual manual mirrors
Day-night rearview mirror
Seating capacity of 5
Front bucket seats
Adjustable front head restraints
4-way driver seat
4-way front passenger seat
Cloth front seat trim
Cloth door trim insert
Full cloth headliner
Carpet floor trim
Glove box
Dome light
Full floor console
Front and rear cupholders
Dual door bins
Carpeted cargo floor trim
Underseat ducts
AM/FM stereo, seek-scan
4 performance speakers
Manual retractable antenna
Manual door locks
Rear child safety door locks
1 12V DC power outlet
Engine temperature gauge
In-dash clock
Trip odometer
Manual front windows
Manual rear windows
Light tinted windows
Variable intermittent front windshield wipers

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