Used Car - 2000 Ford Escort ZX2 in Spencer, Wv

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    About This 2000 Ford Escort ZX2
    Vehicle Location:
    Spencer, Wv
    Exterior Color:
    Three Door
    Stock Number:

    Fuel Economy Estimates
    City MPG
    Fuel Efficient Vehicle 30+ MPG
    Highway MPG
    Combined MPG: 29 - Efficient 30+ MPG
    Estimated Monthly Fuel Cost: $81.47*
    *Based on $1.89 per gallon and 15k miles per year.
    Actual costs may vary.
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    Seller's Description and Comments:

    Grab a deal on this 2000 Ford Escort ZX2 while we have it. Spacious yet easy to maneuver, its dependable transmission and its durable Gas I4 2.0L/121 engine have lots of pep for a bargain price. It is stocked with these options: Trip odometer, Temperature gauge, Tachometer, Solar tinted glass, Soft-touch vinyl door trim-inc: cloth inserts, front integral map pocket, speaker grille, Soft-feel vinyl-covered instrument panel-inc: knee bolsters, integrated climate/audio control panel, storage bin, digital clock, Smoker's pkg w/ashtray, cigar lighter, Single exhaust tip tailpipe, Self-adjusting clutch linkage, and Rear window defroster. You've done your research, so stop by Jack Garrett Ford at 270 Ripley Road, Spencer, WV 25276 today to get a deal that no one can beat!

    Located at Jack Garrett Ford, Inc. in Spencer, Wv.  Contact Jack Garrett Ford, Inc. today for more information about this vehicle.

    Vehicle Options:

    • Fuel Consumption: City: 25 Mpg
    • Fuel Consumption: Highway: 33 Mpg
    • Front Ventilated Disc Brakes
    • Passenger Airbag
    • Rear Spoiler: Wing
    • Cassette Player With Auto-reverse
    • Am/fm Stereo
    • Total Number Of Speakers: 4
    • Privacy Glass: Light
    • Silver Aluminum Rims
    • Wheel Diameter: 15
    • Wheel Width: 5.5
    • Urethane Steering Wheel Trim
    • Urethane Shift Knob Trim
    • Tachometer
    • Power Remote Driver Mirror Adjustment
    • Power Remote Passenger Mirror Adjustment
    • Dual Vanity Mirrors
    • Power Remote Trunk Release
    • Cloth Seat Upholstery
    • Front Sport Seat
    • Rear Bench
    • Fold Forward Seatback Rear Seats
    • Power Steering
    • Suspension Class: Regular
    • Cargo Area Light
    • Max Cargo Capacity: 12 Cu.ft.
    • Vehicle Emissions: Federal
    • Fuel Type: Regular Unleaded
    • Fuel Capacity: 12.8 Gal.
    • Instrumentation: Low Fuel Level
    • Clock: In-radio Display
    • Coil Front Spring
    • Regular Front Stabilizer Bar
    • Independent Front Suspension Classification
    • Strut Front Suspension
    • Four-wheel Independent Suspension
    • Coil Rear Spring
    • Rear Stabilizer Bar: Regular
    • Independent Rear Suspension
    • Multi-link Rear Suspension
    • Front And Rear Suspension Stabilizer Bars
    • Variable Intermittent Front Wipers
    • Steel Spare Wheel Rim
    • Spare Tire Mount Location: Inside Under Cargo
    • Center Console: Full With Storage
    • Curb Weight: 2
    • 478 Lbs.
    • Overall Length: 175.2"
    • Overall Width: 67.4"
    • Overall Height: 52.3"
    • Wheelbase: 98.4"
    • Front Head Room: 38.0"
    • Rear Head Room: 35.1"
    • Front Leg Room: 42.5"
    • Rear Leg Room: 33.4"
    • Front Shoulder Room: 50.8"
    • Rear Shoulder Room: 48.7"
    • Front Hip Room: 51.1"
    • Rear Hip Room: 45.1"
    • Two 12v Dc Power Outlets
    • Door Reinforcement: Side-impact Door Beam
    • Cupholders: Front And Rear
    • Door Pockets: Driver And Passenger
    • Tires: Width: 185 Mm
    • Tires: Profile: 60
    • Tires: Speed Rating: T
    • Diameter Of Tires: 15.0"
    • Type Of Tires: As
    • Tires: Prefix: P
    • Rear Door Type: Trunk
    • Body-colored Bumpers
    • Fixed Antenna
    • 2 Door
    • Driver Airbag
    • Front Wheel Drive
    • Tires - Front All-season
    • Tires - Rear All-season
    • Temporary Spare Tire
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Power Steering
    • Front Disc/rear Drum Brakes
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Power Mirror(s)
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Cloth Seats
    • Bucket Seats
    • Seat Memory
    • Pass-through Rear Seat
    • Rear Bench Seat
    • Rear Defrost
    • Am/fm Stereo
    • Cassette
    • Power Outlet
    • Driver Vanity Mirror
    • Passenger Vanity Mirror
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Passenger Air Bag

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    2000 Ford Escort Review

    This car review is specific to this model, not the actual vehicle for sale.
    2000 Ford Escort
    Stylish and practical.


    Ford Escort ZX2 is a hot-looking compact coupe with a rakish design. Yet its handsome interior reveals a roomy back seat and surprisingly large trunk. ZX2 provides responsive handling and good road manners and its engine delivers decent power. At the same time, the ZX2 is a practical car, with plenty of room in the back seats for friends. It's also affordable and economical. That's a good combination.


    One model is available that retails for $11,855, but you'll probably want to add a few options. Air conditioning, for example, is not standard and adds $795. ABS is a $400 option. AM/FM/cassette is standard.


    Ford's 2.0-liter twin-cam 16-valve Duratec four-cylinder engine drives the front wheels. This engine produces 130 horsepower. A five-speed gearbox is standard. A four-speed automatic is an $815 option.


    To add sports appeal, order the S/R Package ($1,495); though expensive, it adds high-performance tires and wheels, a performance clutch, rear disc brakes, sports exhaust, sports suspension, upgraded seats, special floor mats, and sporty shifter trim.


    (The Escort sedan is still being sold to rental agencies and other fleets, but has been pretty much replaced by the Ford Focus.).


    Boasting stylish, flowing lines, the Escort ZX2 does not share any body panels with the Ford Escort sedan. It was designed as a true coupe, not a sedan with two doors. But the ZX2 does share its basic structure and dimensions with the Escort sedans. The chassis is based on a previous-generation Mazda Protege, a solid, successful design. Not having to start from scratch helped keep the price down. Ford reinforced it for improved safety, better handling and a smoother ride.


    ZX2 comes with the standard safety features, such as dual airbags and side impact protection. Though they shouldn't be confused as a safety feature, the ZX2 comes with 5-mph bumpers, which can reduce the chance of incurring repair bills from minor bumps.


    A roomy, attractive cabin makes the ZX2 a comfortable place for long trips. A sporty instrument panel peeks beneath a wedge that sweeps attractively into the door panels. Interior fabrics and materials are of higher quality than some of the other cars in this class. The inside door handle is on the dainty side. Our ZX2 came with the S/R package's handsome seats, which are firm and supportive. They are a bit lumpy, however, and the small headrest doesn't raise high enough. The driver's seat is height adjustable, a nice extra for shorter drivers. The optional tilt steering column is useful if you're not an average-size driver.


    The rear seats are surprisingly comfortable-something you'd never guess by looking at the ZX2's swooping roofline. There's enough headroom and legroom for a 5-foot, 10-inch adult. But the shortest person will need to sit behind the driver if the driver is tall. Heater ducts for the rear seat area add comfort in the winter. Getting in and getting out is a squeeze.


    The 11.8-cubic foot trunk is a bit shallow, but it's sizable by compact standards and the rear seats can be folded forward to make room for longer items.


    The ZX2 is nicely trimmed. Three cupholders with liners and a center console add convenience. Hooks on the floor hold the floor mats in place. Yet it is a compact car. Not every bolt is covered with a piece of trim as it would be in a luxury car.


    It pays to read the owner's manual to fully understand Ford's optional air conditioning system. It senses when the outside temperature is above 50 degrees Fahrenheit and switches on automatically in all but two modes. The system shuts off under hard acceleration to improve performance. At other times, it cycles on and off constantly, which can be a little annoying because it can be felt as a subtle bump through the throttle. It can be turned off by selecting the vent or floor mode.


    Driving Impression
    The ZX2 offers good throttle response and lively acceleration. The Zetec engine is pleasant and willing in all driving situations, with plenty of extra punch for tight passing situations on two-lane highways. The power band of the engine is flexible, providing torque and tractability at lower revs in heavy traffic. There's enough power here to break the front tires loose from a standing start. But a little planning is required when passing on uphill grades at high altitudes. The engine starts sounding busy at higher revs -- it isn't as smooth and refined as the Honda Civic's engine.


    Weighing in at just over 2,500 pounds, the ZX2 accelerates from 0-60 mph in slightly less than 8 seconds. That measures up well to other leading compacts, including the Honda Civics. Fuel economy is rated at 25/33 mpg. The five-speed gearbox shifts smoothly with ratios that seem well suited to the engine torque. Driving enthusiasts will appreciate the pedals, which are arranged reasonably well for heel-and-toe downshifting.


    Steering is precise and handling is responsive. The ride quality is firm, but smooth. The suspension is damped well for soaking up potholes and irregular pavement, but keeps the driver in communication with the road. The ZX2 is nicely balanced. Healthy amounts of understeer at the limit make it easy to drive. It is stable at high speeds, even in gusty side winds. Body lean is controlled well in corners.


    The ZX2 uses independent MacPherson struts and coil springs for the front suspension. It's a tough, durable setup, though not as sophisticated as a double-wishbone. The rear suspension is Ford's Quadralink. Front and rear anti-roll bars are standard to reduce body lean in corners. Ford engineers tuned the ZX2 suspension, steering and brakes for sporty handling and a relatively firm, controlled ride quality.


    Stopping is no problem. ZX2 brakes are composed of front discs and rear drums. We recommend the $400 optional anti-lock braking system, which allows the driver to maintain control of the steering in an emergency stopping situation. As mentioned, the S/R Package comes with rear disc brakes, which tend to offer better performance and resistance to fade when hot-footing through mountainous terrain.


    Sporty, quick and fun to drive, the Ford Escort ZX2 is a good choice for young, single folks. Roomy rear seats and generous trunk space make it practical for going out on the town or packing up for a cross-country haul. Its performance may not quite measure up to its aggressive appearance, but the ZX2 compares favorably against its competitors.


    Model Lineup
    ZX2 ($11,855).


    Assembled In
    Hermosillo, Mexico.


    Options As Tested
    Air conditioning ($795); AM/FM stereo with in-dash CD and six-disc trunk-mounted CD changer ($295); Power Group ($395) includes keyless remote entry, power windows, power locks; Comfort Group ($395) includes cruise control, tilt steering, dual map lights, leather-wrapped steering wheel; floor mats ($55); ABS ($400).


    Model Tested
    ZX2 ($11,855).

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    Route 1, Ripley Road
    Spencer, Wv. 25276


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    Jack Garrett Ford, Inc.

    Contact: Sales Manager

    Route 1, Ripley Road
    Spencer, Wv. 25276

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