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1997-2003 Ford Escort Specifications

Look up Ford Escort specification, engine oil capacity, spark plug gap, safety rating, fuel consumption, transmission, and light bulb sizes.

Engine 2.0L 4-Cylinder DOHC

  • Recommended oil viscosity: 5W-20
  • Oil certification: API
  • Drain Plug Torque: 29.4-FT-LBS
  • Oil capacity: 4.5 quarts

Spark Plug Gap

  • 2.0L 4-Cylinder: 0.050”

Brake fluid

  • Type: High-Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid/ ESA-M6C25-A and DOT 3
  • Capacity: Fill to the line in the reservoir


  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Engine Coolant (green-colored) or Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant (yellow-colored)
  • Capacity:
    • Automatic Transaxles: 6.0L (6.3 quarts)
    • Manual Transaxles: 5.0L (5.3 quarts)


  • Capacity: 48.5L (12.8 gallons)

Power Steering Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-2-QDX MERCON
  • Capacity: Fill to the line on the reservoir

Transmission Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF
  • Capacity
    • Automatic Transaxle: 3.9L (4.1 quarts)
    • Manual Transaxle: 3.35L (3.55 quarts)

Windshield Washer Fluid

  • Type: Motorcraft Premium Windshield Washer Concentrate ZC-32-A WSB-M8B16–A2
  • Capacity: 2.2L (2.32 quarts)

Door latch, hood latch, auxiliary hood latch, trunk latch, seat tracks

  • Type: Multi-Purpose Grease XG-4 or XL-5/ ESB-M1C93-B or  ESR-M1C159-A

Automatic Transaxle

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-2-QDX/ MERCON

Manual Transaxle

  • Type: Motorcraft MERCON ATF XT-2-QDX MERCON

Constant Velocity Joint

  • Type: CV Joint Grease XG-5 WSS-M1C258–A1

Lock Cylinder

  • Type: Penetrating and Lock Lubricant/ XL-1



  • 1.3 L Endura-E I4
  • 1.4 L CVH-PTE I4
  • 1.6 L Zetec I4
  • 1.8 L Zetec I4
  • 2.0 L I4 DOHC
  • 1.8 L Endura D diesel I4
  • 1.8 L Endura D turbodiesel I4
  • 1.8 L Endura D TDDi I4.


  • 5-speed manual
  • 3-speed automatic

Fuel Consumption


Safety Ratings

Ford Escort Safety Ratings

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