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1994 Ford Tempo 2 Dr GL Coupe
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1994 Ford Tempo
2 Dr GL Coupe
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$11,228
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1994 Mercury Topaz
GS Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$11,755

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

1994 Ford Tempo
2 Dr GL Coupe
90
writes:
POC One of the worst cars i ever owned.
Looks/Style Ranked 1984 Pontiac Fiero better.
"If you have to ask..."
Front Seats Ranked 1984 Pontiac Fiero better.
"Comfortable, lots of leg room"
1994 Mercury Topaz
GS Coupe FWD
1994 Mercury Topaz GS Coupe FWDReview:

Some Days It Ran Like Crap - Other Days It Kicked Ass!!! — My FIRST Topaz was the 2.3 4cyl 2-door coupe GS. I seriously beat the crap out of that poor car! No...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

25
1994 Mercury Topaz GS Coupe FWDReview:

It's Friggin Paid For!!! — It's in perfect shape, gets great mileage and is my general all around work car. Poor Performance, ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

85
1994 Mercury Topaz GS Coupe FWDReview:

Basic Transportation Appliance — This car is great to get you from place to place; it serves the primary function of a car very well....

Specs

1994 Ford Tempo
2 Dr GL Coupe
1994 Mercury Topaz
GS Coupe FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
18 MPG
19 MPG
18 MPG
21 MPG
18 MPG
18 MPG
19 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
22 MPG
25 MPG
26 MPG
30 MPG
26 MPG
22 MPG
25 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 15 gal 15 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
96 hp @ 4,200 RPM
--
96 hp @ 4,200 RPM
--
--
96 hp @ 4,200 RPM
96 hp @ 4,200 RPM
Torque
--
126 lb-ft @ 2,600 RPM
--
126 lb-ft @ 2,600 RPM
--
--
126 lb-ft @ 2,600 RPM
126 lb-ft @ 2,600 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
--
9:1
--
9:1
--
--
9:1
9:1
Displacement
3,000 cc
2,300 cc
3,000 cc
2,300 cc
3,000 cc
3,000 cc
2,300 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
--
3.68 in x 3.31 in
--
3.68 in x 3.31 in
--
--
3.68 in x 3.31 in
3.68 in x 3.31 in
Safety
Driver Airbag Optional Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Optional
Cassette Player Optional Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows -- Optional
Power Door Locks Optional Optional
Driver Power Seats Optional Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.5 in 41.5 in
Back Legroom 36 in 36 in
Exterior
Length 176.7 in 176.7 in
Width 68.3 in 68.3 in
Height 52.8 in 52.8 in
Wheelbase 99.9 in 99.9 in

Available Options

1994 Ford Tempo
2 Dr GL Coupe
1994 Mercury Topaz
GS Coupe FWD

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