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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,925
Invoice
$18,830
Average Price Paid
$18,117
396 listings nationwide

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
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2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
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ZX2
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,587
1 listings nationwide

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2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$3,354
8 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L 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.

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
55
Amanda 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

105
Austin 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.)

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Pato 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

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
23 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
28 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
130 hp @ 5,300 RPM
Torque
--
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
135 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
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--
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
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--
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Rear 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 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 42 in 42.5 in
Back Legroom 34.8 in 33.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft --
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 175.2 in
Width 70.1 in 67.4 in
Height 56.5 in 52.3 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 98.4 in

Available Options

2021 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Paint Protection Film: Hood & Door Package (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (Set)
  • Toyoguard Platinum (XY9000) (Set)
2003 Ford Escort
ZX2

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