2003 Ford Escape Specifications

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    2003 Specifications
    Body Style
      4-door SUV
    Powertrain/Chassis
    EPA Class SUV
    Drivetrain Layout Front- or Four-Wheel Drive
    Engine Type 2.0L Zetec DOHC I-4,

    iron block, aluminum heads;

    3.0L Duratec DOHC V-6,

    aluminum block and heads
    Valvetrain 4 valves per cylinder
    Bore/Stroke (in/mm)
    Zetec 3.39 x 3.52 / 84.8 x 88.0
    Duratec 3.5 x 3.13 / 89.0 x 79.5
    Displacement (cu in/cc)
    Zetec 121/1983
    Duratec 180/2966
    Compression Ratio
    Zetec 9.6:1
    Duratec 10.0:1
    Horsepower @ rpm
    Zetec 127 @ 5400
    Duratec 201 @ 5900
    Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)
    Zetec 135 @ 4500
    Duratec 196 @ 4700
    Redline
    Zetec (rpm) 6600
    Duratec (rpm) 6450
    Recommended Fuel 87 octane (minimum)
    Fuel System Sequential multi-port
    electronic fuel injection

    (SEFI)
    Fuel Tank Size (Gallons) 15 (I-4); 16 (V6)
    Oil Capacity

    with filter
    (quarts)
    Zetec 4.5
    Duratec 5.5
    Coolant Capacity (quarts)
    Zetec (MT) 5.3
    Zetec (AT) 6.3
    Duratec (AT) 10.6
    Transmission G5M Ford CD4E

    5-speed 4-speed

    transaxle, transaxle,

    manual automatic

    overdrive overdrive
    Final Drive Ratio
    G5M MT 4.588:1
    CD4E 3.0 AT 3.776:1
    Gear Ratio
      MT 5-speed AT 4-speed
    1st 3.67:1 2.89:1
    2nd 2.06:1 1.57:1
    3rd 1.31:1 1.00:1
    4th 1.03:1 0.70:1
    5th 0.84:1 n/a
    Reverse 3.45:1 2.31:1
    Suspension
    Front (4×2 / 4×4) MacPherson

    independent struts,

    coil springs and

    stabilizer bar
    Rear (4×2 / 4×4) Multi link
    Steering
    Type Power rack and pinion
    Ratio
    Zetec 16.0:1
    Duratec 16.8:1
    Turns lock-to-lock 3.0 (I-4) and 2.9 (V-6)
    Turning Circle,
    Curb-to-curb (ft) 35.4
    Brakes
    Brakes (system type) Front disc and
    Standard rear drum,
    four-channel ABS
    Optional EBD (Electronic Brake force

    Distribution)

    (EBD standard on XLT /

    optional on XLS)
    Front 10.9-in vented disc
    Rear 9.0-in drum
    Total Swept Area (f/r) 232.02 / 93.45
    Wheels and Tires
    Wheels 15-in standard
      16-in optional
    Tires 225/70R15
    235/70R16
    Number of Lug Nuts 5

    Consumer Info

    Assembly Plant Kansas City,

    Missouri, USA
    Basic Warranty 3 year/36,000-mile
    bumper-to-bumper
    Roadside Assist 3 years/36,000 miles
    Air bags Standard second-generation dual front
    air bags
    Optional side-impact
    air bags

    DIMENSIONS


    EXTERIOR
    Wheelbase 103.1
    Track f/r 61.2/61.0
    Overall Length 173.0
    Overall Width 70.1
    Overall Height 69.1
    Coefficient of drag 0.404
    Ground clearance 7.8
    Front overhang 33.4
    Rear overhang 36.4
    Angle of approach (degrees) 28.5
    Ramp breakover angle (degrees) 20.0
    Departure angle (rear bumper) (degrees) 22.0
    Interior
    Headroom
    1st row 40.4
    2nd row 39.2
    Shoulder room
    1st row 56.3
    2nd row 55.9
    Hip room
    1st row 53.4
    2nd row 49.0
    Maximum legroom
    1st row 42.7
    2nd row 36.4
    Cargo capacity (cu ft)
    (rear seat up/rear seat down) 33.1/69.2
    Base Curb Weight (POUNDS)
    Zetec (MT) 4×2 3019
    Zetec (MT) 4×4 3175
    Duratec (AT) 4×2 3181
    Duratec (AT) 4×2 3346
    MAXIMUM Payload Capacity (POUNDS)
    With manual transmission
    Zetec (MT) 4×2 1080
    Zetec (MT) 4×4 1060
    With automatic transmission
    Duratec (AT) 4×2 1180
    Duratec (AT) 4×4 1140
    Maximum Towing Capacity (POUNDS)
    Engine
    Zetec (MT) 1000
    Duratec (AT) 2000
    Duratec w/Towing Pkg. 3500
    Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR)
    Zetec (MT) 4×2 4120
    Zetec (MT) 4×4 4260
    Duratec (AT) 4×2 4380
    Duratec (AT) 4×4 4520
    Maximum GCWR (Gross Combined

    Weight Rating)
    Zetec (MT) 4×2 4180
    Zetec (MT) 4×4 4340
    Duratec (AT) 4×2 5340
    w / Tow Package 6880
    Duratec(AT) 4×4 5500
    w / Tow Package 7040
    Maximum Loaded

    Trailer Weight
    Zetec (MT) 4×2 1000
    Zetec (MT) 4×4 1000
    Duratec (AT) 4×2 2000
    w / Tow Package 3500
    Duratec (AT) 4×4 2000
    w / Tow Package 3500