Under the Hood

The Escort sedan comes with a 114-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine, and the ZX2 uses a dual-camshaft version that generates 130 hp. A five-speed manual transmission is standard, and a four-speed automatic is optional.Antilock brakes also are optional.

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    Battery terminal check (Every 12 000 miles (20 000 km) or 12 months)
    Caution: Before carrying out any work on the vehicle battery, read through the precautions given in “Safety first!” at the beginning of this manual. 1 The battery fitted as original equipment is ...

    General information
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    Headlamp levelling
    Headlamp levelling You can adjust the level of the headlamp beams according to the vehicle load. Recommended headlamp levelling switch positions 1 See Weights. ...