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Ford Escort / ZX2 Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Ford Escort / ZX2's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.

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Ford Escort / ZX2 Gas Mileage

Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2003 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light light 1 10 14 75 60 33.0
  hills med none 2 5 13 80 70 32.0
2003 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
hills med light 2 8 14 78 65 32.5  
  Averages hills med light 2 8 14 78 65 32.5
With the 130-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2003 Ford Escort / ZX2 fuel economy has been averaging 32.5 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Ford Escort / ZX2s in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 65 miles per hour (about 78 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (14 percent), in the city (8 percent), and in heavy traffic (2 percent).

In addition the average 2003 Ford Escort / ZX2 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 5 85 0 10 60 29.4
2002 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
flat light none 5 85 0 10 60 29.4  
  Averages flat light none 5 85 0 10 60 29.4
With the 130-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2002 Ford Escort / ZX2 has been averaging 29.4 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Ford Escort / ZX2s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 85 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were on the highway at an average speed of 60 miles per hour (10 percent), in heavy traffic (5 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Ford Escort / ZX2 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2002 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med light 25 40 20 15 70 26.0
2002 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
hills med light 25 40 20 15 70 26.0  
  Averages hills med light 25 40 20 15 70 26.0
With the 130-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2002 Ford Escort / ZX2 gas mileage has been averaging 26.0 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2002 Ford Escort / ZX2s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 40 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in heavy traffic (25 percent), in the suburbs (20 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (15 percent).

In addition the average 2002 Ford Escort / ZX2 in this analysis was driven on hilly terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
 
Year Body/Powertrain flat, hilly, or mountainousLand driving style: very light to "lead foot"Foot A/C use: none to heavyA/C constant stop and goTraf % many stops per mileCity % stop every mile or twoSub % fairly steady speedHwy % Hwy Spd MPG
2001 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 15 55 28 2 70 22.2
2001 2dr Coupe 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
flat light none 15 55 28 2 70 22.2  
  Averages flat light none 15 55 28 2 70 22.2
With the 130-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, 4-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive, 2001 Ford Escort / ZX2 fuel economy has been averaging 22.2 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2001 Ford Escort / ZX2s in this analysis were driven mostly in the city (about 55 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the suburbs (28 percent), in heavy traffic (15 percent), and on the highway at an average speed of 70 miles per hour (2 percent).

In addition the average 2001 Ford Escort / ZX2 in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.

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Ford Escort / ZX2 Fuel Economy: Pros
Year Body/Powertrain Comment
2003 2dr Coupe 130-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD Very good. When I drive it in my mostly rural neighborhood, I get 25-27 MPG when not in winter. I know my son has done better on long trips.