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2000 Ford Contour
4 Dr SE Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,410
3 listings nationwide

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2000 Ford Contour SVT
4 Dr STD Sedan
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,395
1 vehicle

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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2000 Ford Contour
4 Dr SE Sedan
10
Clario writes:
*pic is not a contour lol* best cars ive ever owned, ive never driven a car that handles so well, u didnt even...
Handling Ranked 2000 Ford Escort STD worse.
"The contour handles better than a bmw, and for all u fwd bashing people get this, its front wheel drive. Has passive all wheel steering. "
Back Seats Ranked 2000 Ford Escort STD better.
"The contours dementions are abit smaller, especially in the back, i remember riding in the back of my moms contour and remember it being cramped. If ure an adult male average hieght ure not gonna be able to sit comfortably in the back."
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Mandy 2000 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE SedanReview:

Best Car I've Owned — I have the V6, and I absolutely love it! I average 24 mpg, and I am pretty hard on it. It is much ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Samuel 2000 Ford Contour 4 Dr SE SedanReview:

Handling, Handling, Handling. — It is the Zetec, so not much power, but in the twisties this car shines. The 130 horsepower and 130 ...

2000 Ford Contour SVT
4 Dr STD Sedan
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ostey 2000 Ford Contour SVT 4 Dr STD SedanReview:

Awesome Car But Outdated By Today's Standards — In 2000, this car was one the fastest sedans out there. Today, 200 Hp is pretty standard but it's st...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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Volami 2000 Ford Contour SVT 4 Dr STD SedanReview:

Overall Well-manufactured Vehicle — A thrill to drive, bites the curves. I just bought the car so 0 repairs so far. My 98 svt had no maj...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Chase 2000 Ford Contour SVT 4 Dr STD SedanReview:

It's My 4-door Mustang. — My SVT has been a good car. It has great acceleration (ultra responsive), good top end speed (i've...

Specs

2000 Ford Contour
4 Dr SE Sedan
2000 Ford Contour SVT
4 Dr STD Sedan
Powertrain 5-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
18 MPG
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19 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
27 MPG
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28 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Compressed Natural Gas
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
170 hp @ 6,250 RPM
170 hp @ 6,250 RPM
125 hp @ 5,500 RPM
125 hp @ 5,500 RPM
200 hp @ 6,600 RPM
Torque
165 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
165 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
170 lb-ft @ 5,500 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9:1
9:1
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9:1
10.3:1
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
--
--
--
3.28 in x 3.16 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Side Driver 3 stars 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Optional Optional
Cassette Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 42.4 in 43 in
Back Legroom 34.4 in 25 in
Exterior
Length 184.6 in 183.9 in
Width 69.1 in 69.1 in
Height 54.5 in 54.5 in
Wheelbase 106.5 in 106.5 in

Available Options

2000 Ford Contour
4 Dr SE Sedan

Option Packages

  • Anti-Lock Braking System
  • PWR Moonroof
  • 4-Speed Automatic Transmission W/Od
2000 Ford Contour SVT
4 Dr STD Sedan

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