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1998.5 Ford Contour LX

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$1,007-$3,731 Current Listing Price
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Seats 5
Door Count
Engine 125-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Combined MPG 29
Warranty Bumper-to-Bumper, 36 mo/36,000 mi


Exterior (11)
Interior (3)



Engine 125-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
Transmission 5-speed manual w/OD
Engine 170-hp, 2.5-liter V-6 (regular gas)
Transmission 4-speed automatic w/OD
Front disc/rear drum brakes S
Rear child safety locks S
3 point rear center seatbelt S
4-wheel disc brakes O
Adjustable front head restraints S
Height adjustable front seatbelts S
4 wheel disc brakes O
ABS brakes O
Immobilizer O
Dual front impact airbags S
Dual front airbags S
Engine 2.0L I-4 DOHC 125hp
Engine torque 130 lb.-ft. @ 4,000RPM
Block heater O
Transmission electronic control O
5 speed manual transmission S
Engine horsepower 125-hp @ 5,500RPM
Automatic transmission 4 speed
Engine bore x stroke 3.34" x 3.46"
Recommended fuel regular unleaded
Variable valve control S
Sequential multi-point fuel injection S
Fuel tank capacity 15 gal.
Manual transmission 5 speed
Fuel economy city 24 mpg
# of valves 16
4 speed automatic transmission O
Engine liters 2.0
Cylinder configuration I-4
Overdrive S
Transmission lock-up torque converter O
Axle ratio 3.84
Fuel economy highway 35 mpg
Wheelbase 106.5"
Front legroom 42.4"
Cruising RPM 1
Front headroom 39.0"
Maximum interior cargo volume 13.9 cu.ft.
Front hiproom 50.7"
Rear hiproom 45.3"
Engine horsepower 125hp @ 5,500RPM
Engine bore x stroke 84.8mm x 87.9mm (3.34" x 3.46")
Passenger volume 90.2 cu.ft.
Interior cargo volume 13.9 cu.ft.
Front tread 59.2"
Front shoulder room 53.9"
Rear headroom 36.7"
Engine torque 130 lb.-ft. @ 4,000RPM
Exterior body width 69.1"
Towing capacity 454kg (1,000lbs)
Drag coefficient .31
Turning radius 18.3'
Max trailer weight 1,000 lbs.
Rear shoulder room 53.3"
Rear legroom 34.4"
Curb weight 2,769 lbs.
Engine displacement 121 cu.in.
Exterior length 184.6"
Exterior height 54.5"
Rear tread 58.5"
Rack and pinion steering S
Performance tires O
Front anti-roll bar S
Front tires 185/70SR14.0
Rear tires 185/70SR14.0
Power steering S
Rear anti-roll bar S
Four wheel independent suspension S
Number of doors 4
Chrome grille S
Power door mirrors S
Rear cargo trunk
Bodyside moldings S
Body-color or chrome door handles S
Manual folding door mirrors S
Body-colored bumpers S
Front licence plate bracket O
Grille chrome
Body-color or chrome door mirrors S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Underseat ducts S
Front cupholder S
Driver's footrest S
Driver door bin S
Passenger door bin S
12V DC power outlet 1
Driver vanity mirror S
Air conditioning S
Air filter S
Day-night rearview mirror S
Full floor console S
Tilt steering wheel S
Passenger vanity mirror S
Air conditioning S
Passenger manual folding mirror S
12V DC power outlet 1
Air filter S
Front cupholders S
Driver manual folding mirror S
Driver vanity mirror S
Tilt steering wheel S
Rear seat center armrest S
Passenger fore/aft adjustment S
Reclining passenger seat S
Cargo space floor carpet
Max seating capacity 5
Front seats bucket
Full headliner S
Height adjustable driver seat S
Cloth upholstery S
Front bucket seats S
Floor mats O
Number of driver seat adjustments 6
Max. seating capacity of 5 S
Driver fore/aft adjustment S
Number of passenger seat adjustments 4
Rear bench seat S
Vinyl door panel trim S
Reclining driver seat S
Carpeted cargo space S
Full carpet floor covering S
Primary monitor touchscreen S
AM/FM radio S
Radio S
Speakers 4
4 speakers S
Seek-scan S
Cassette O
Battery warning S
Tinted windows S
Trip odometer S
Aero-composite headlamps S
Lights on warning S
Rear window defroster O
Tachometer O
Light tinted windows S
Oil pressure warning S
Center high mounted stop light S
Water temp gauge S
Corrosion perforation warranty (months/miles) 60/ unlimited
Basic warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Major components warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Accessories warranty (months/miles) 36/36,000
Roadside assistance warranty (months/miles) 36 /36,000

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