1998 Ford SVT Contour

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Rank: #3

Class: Cars Under $30K

0-60 Time: 7.2 seconds

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Ranked at #3, the 1998 Ford SVT Contour races 0-60 mph in 7.2 seconds. Sports cars that fall within this range of acceleration are categorized as Spirited Cars.

It falls behind the #2 ranked 1998 Mitsubishi Eclipse GS-T by 0.7 seconds and pulls ahead of the #4 ranked 1998 Acura Integra GS-R by just hundredths of a second.

Before getting in the driver's seat of one of these cars and punching the gas, you should know where you stand. In a race from 0-60 mph between 1998 Ford SVT Contour vs. 1998 Acura Integra GS-R, you would WIN by just hundredths of a second!

If you are thinking about going head to head with another Ford, make sure you know your competition. Find out where your car ranks against the top 10 fastest cars from 1998.

Vehicle information

Year: 1998

Make: Ford

Model: SVT Contour

Engine: V-6

Horsepower: 195

Torque: 165

Transmission: 5M

Curb Weight: 3055

City MPG: 20

Highway MPG: 29

MSRP: $23,635

Performance statistics


Class: Spirited Cars

Rank: #395

Best 0-60 Time: 7.2 seconds

Best ¼ Mile: 15.4 seconds

@ speed: 91.5 mph

Best Top Speed: 143.0 mph

Best Skid Pad: 0.8 G

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