Ford Lynx (1999 - 2002)
We say:
Don't overlook the Ford Lynx just because it isn't a Focus. The first Lynx busted out of the box by providing some new wave of thinking in the compact car class. It looks decently proportioned, is well equipped and spacious for urban travel. That said, the ride is on the firm side and the seats lack support. Body structure said not to live up to the tortures of Manila city life.

Well equipped and affordable.
Lacks solidity, comfort.

Ownership GSIGhia
Price DiscontinuedDiscontinued
Classification Compact CarCompact Car
Warranty Phased OutPhased Out
Under the Hood
Engine 1.6 DOHC 16V I41.6 DOHC 16V I4
Maximum Output (bhp @ rpm) 118 @ 5500118 @ 5500
Maximun Torque (Nm @ rpm) 148 @ 4000148 @ 4000
Fuel Type / Recom. Octane Gasoline / 93~Gasoline / 93~
Fuel System / Aspiration EFI / NAEFI / NA
Fuel Mileage (km/L) 7.52 (AT, test)7.49 (AT, test)
Transmission 5 MT 4 AT5 MT 4 AT
Cruise Control NoNo
Dimensions and Weights
Length (mm) 43954395
Width (mm) 16951695
Height (mm) 14101410
Wheelbase (mm) 26102610
Curb Weight (kg) 1104 (MT) 1124 (AT)1109 (MT) 1129 (AT)
Body Type 4-door sedan4-door sedan
Engine / Drive F/FF/F
Seating 55
Suspension and Tires
Front Suspension Independent, MacPherson StrutIndependent, MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Independent, Dual-Link StrutIndependent, Dual-Link Strut
Front Brakes Vented DiscVented Disc
Rear Brakes DrumDrum
Tires 185/65 R 14 (f & r)195/55 R 15 (f & r)
Wheels Alloy 14 x 5.5 (f & r)Alloy 15 x 6.0 (f & r)
Safety Features
Airbags None2
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) NoneYes
Traction / Stability Control NoneNone
Other Safety Features NoneNone
Exterior Features
Fog Lamps NoneFront
Other Exterior Features NoneNone
Interior Features
Steering Wheel Adjustment Tilt, manualTilt, manual
Steering Wheel Material UrethaneUrethane
Seating Adjustment ManualManual
Seating Surface FabricLeather
Other Interior Features 60/40 split-fold rear seatGsi Plus: silver accents; rear sun shade
Convenience Features
Power Amenities Steering, door locks, windows and mirrorsSteering, door locks, windows and mirrors (with fold)
Climate Control ManualManual
Audio System Stereo/cassetteStereo/12-disc/cassette
No. of Speakers 44
Hands-Free Phone NoNo
On-Board Computer NoNo
Keyless Entry NoYes
Alarm and Immobilizer NoYes
Our Take
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