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Ford Lynx (2002 - 2005)
We say:
Despite being in the Ford line-up for a relatively long time, the Lynx remained fresh with numerous upgrades. The one in 2002 featured new front and rear ends, capped off with the amazing 2.0-liter RS. Space isn't class-leading, but materials and overall assembly are commendable. Engines are all alright, but a bit buzzy at higher speeds. NVH also need some improvement.

Bang for the buck excitement.
Buzzy engines, NVH needs improvement.

Ownership LsiGsi GhiaRS
Price DiscontinuedDiscontinuedDiscontinuedDiscontinued
Classification Compact CarCompact CarCompact CarCompact Car
Warranty Phased OutPhased OutPhased OutPhased Out
Under the Hood
Engine 1.3 SOHC 16V I41.6 DOHC 16V I41.6 DOHC 16V I42.0 DOHC 16V I4
Maximum Output (bhp @ rpm) 85 @ 6000118 @ 5500118 @ 5500142 @ 6000
Maximun Torque (Nm @ rpm) 112 @ 4000148 @ 4000148 @ 4000192 @ 4500
Fuel Type / Recom. Octane Gasoline / 93~Gasoline / 93~Gasoline / 93~Gasoline / 93~
Fuel System / Aspiration EFI / NAEFI / NAEFI / NAVICS EFI / NA
Fuel Mileage (km/L) Not Avail.9.33 (MT, test)8.28 (test)10.80 (test)
Transmission 5 MT5 MT 4 AT5 MT 4 AT5 MT
Cruise Control NoNoNoNo
Dimensions and Weights
Length (mm) 4470447044704470
Width (mm) 1705170517051705
Height (mm) 1420142014201420
Wheelbase (mm) 2610261026102610
Curb Weight (kg) 11051134 (MT) 1150 (AT)1140 (MT) 1169 (AT)1235
Body Type 4-door sedan4-door sedan4-door sedan4-door sedan
Engine / Drive F/FF/FF/FF/F
Seating 5555
Suspension and Tires
Front Suspension Independent, MacPherson StrutIndependent, MacPherson StrutIndependent, MacPherson StrutIndependent, MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension Independent, Dual-Link StrutIndependent, Dual-Link StrutIndependent, Dual-Link StrutIndependent, Dual-Link Strut
Front Brakes Vented DiscVented DiscVented DiscVented Disc
Rear Brakes Solid DiscSolid DiscSolid DiscSolid Disc
Tires 185/65 R 14 (f & r)185/65 R 14 (f & r)195/55 R 15 (f & r)195/50 R 16 (f & r)
Wheels Steel 14 x 5.5 (f & r)Alloy 14 x 5.5 (f & r)Alloy 15 x 6.0 (f & r)Alloy 16 x 6.0 (f & r)
Safety Features
Airbags NoneNone22
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS) NoneNoneYes, EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution)Yes, EBD (Electronic Brakeforce Distribution)
Traction / Stability Control NoneNoneNoneNone
Other Safety Features NoneRear parking sensorsGsi Plus: noneGhia Plus: none
Exterior Features
Fog Lamps NoneNoneFrontFront
Other Exterior Features NoneLsi Plus: body-colored side mirrors; side skirtsGsi Plus: chrome grille; side window black out; tailpipe finisherGhia Plus: smoked headlamps; mesh-type grille; rear spoiler; sport exhaust
Interior Features
Steering Wheel Adjustment FixedTilt, manualTilt, manualTilt, manual
Steering Wheel Material UrethaneUrethaneLeatherLeather
Seating Adjustment ManualManualManualManual
Seating Surface FabricFabricLeatherFabric
Other Interior Features None60/40 split-fold rear seatGsi Plus: moon roofGhia Plus: carbon fiber/silver accents
Convenience Features
Power Amenities SteeringSteering, door locks, windows and mirrorsSteering, door locks, windows and mirrors (with fold)Steering, door locks, windows and mirrors
Climate Control ManualManualManualManual
Audio System Stereo/cassetteStereo/cassetteStereo/6-discStereo/6-disc
No. of Speakers 2466
Hands-Free Phone NoNoNoNo
On-Board Computer NoNoNoNo
Keyless Entry NoYesYesYes
Alarm and Immobilizer NoYesYesYes
Our Take
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