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1997 Escort LX Wagon Specs

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1997 Escort LX Wagon Specs

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1,988 cc 2 liters in-line 4 front transverse engine with 84.8 mm bore, 88 mm stroke, 9.2 compression ratio, cast iron block, light alloy head, overhead cam and two valves per cylinder
Unleaded fuel
Fuel consumption: EPA urban (mpg): 28 and country/highway (mpg): 37
Fuel economy EPA highway (mpg): 37 and EPA city (mpg): 28
Multi-point injection fuel system
12.7 gallon fuel tank
Power: 82 kW , 110 HP @ 5,000 rpm; 125 ft lb @ 3,750 rpm
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3.85:1 axle ratio
Two disc brakes including two ventilated discs
Spacesaver steel rim spare wheel
Strut front suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs , multi-link rear suspension independent with stabilizer bar and coil springs
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Body color body side molding
Body color front and rear bumpers
Coefficient of drag: 0.36
Driver and passenger externally adjustable black door mirrors
External dimensions: overall length (inches): 172.7, overall width (inches): 67, overall height (inches): 53.9, wheelbase (inches): 98.4, front track (inches): 56.5, rear track (inches): 56.5 and curb to curb turning circle (feet): 31.5
Single complex surface lens halogen bulb headlights
Gloss paint
Rear window
Tinted glass
Weights: gross vehicle weight rating (lbs) 3,355 and curb weight (lbs) 2,525
Windshield wipers with variable intermittent wipe
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Roof antenna
Front ashtray
Stereo audio system with AM/FM
Cargo area cover/rear parcel shelf
Cargo capacity: rear seat up; to lower window (cu ft): 26.3
Front seats cigar lighter
Full floor console with open storage box
Courtesy lights
Front seats and rear seats cup holders
Door ajar warning
Door pockets/bins for driver seat and passenger seat
Floor covering: carpet in passenger compartment and carpet in load area
Driver and passenger front airbag
Bucket driver and passenger seat
Height adjustable 3-point reel front seat belts on driver seat and passenger seat
Glove compartment
Height adjustable head restraints on front seats
Internal dimensions: front headroom (inches): 38.7, rear headroom (inches): 39.1, front hip room (inches): 50.2, rear hip room (inches): 49.4, front leg room (inches): 42.5, rear leg room (inches): 34, front shoulder room (inches): 51.6, rear shoulder room (inches): 52.1 and interior volume (cu ft): 93.8
Low fuel level warning
Power steering
3-point reel rear seat belts on driver side , 3-point reel rear seat belts on passenger side , lap static rear seat belts on center side
Three asymmetrical bench rear seats
Rear view mirror
Seating: five seats
Upgraded cloth/velour seat upholstery with additional vinyl
Four upgraded speaker(s)
Plastic steering wheel
Passenger vanity mirror
Ventilation system with four fan speeds
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