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2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,842
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,750
21 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
No Expert Reviews
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

The last of a classic breed, the 2003 Ford Escort was the final model in one of the automaker's top-selling economy lines. The popular subcompact was designed as a low-cost family car...

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

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
No User Reviews
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
45
2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

:d — exterior is a newer style. interior is nice. not to bad on gas. easy to drive. lately have had probl...

Primary Use: Family transportation

85
2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

Escort Zx2 (lead Footer) — This car handles nimbly, probably due to the light weight, but the stock tires don't have very much ...

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

35
2003 Ford Escort ZX2Review:

Ford Escort — Si lo llevas al piso queda hermosooo. Bastante fragil pero se la banca. Tiene buena mecanica y si lo...

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

Specs

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
Powertrain 6-Speed Dual Clutch
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
--
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
--
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15.7 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
168 hp @ 6,000 RPM
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
170 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.7:1
--
--
Displacement
2,500 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.5 in x 3.94 in
--
--
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 1 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 37.3 in 33.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 34 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 1,068 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs --
Exterior
Length 178.1 in 175.2 in
Width 81.8 in 67.4 in
Height 66.3 in 52.3 in
Wheelbase 105.9 in 98.4 in

Available Options

2019 Ford Escape
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black
  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Baltic Sea Green Metallic
  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • SEDONA Orange Metallic

Option Packages

  • U0F02 - S Wheels
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

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