Compare 2003 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 2003 Ford Focus

2003 Chevrolet Cavalier
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 26 33 $13,118 $14,030
4-Door Sedan 26 33 $13,305 $14,230
2-Door Coupe LS 26 33 $14,520 $15,530
4-Door Sedan LS 26 33 $14,707 $15,730
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 33 $15,736 $16,830
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 33 $15,923 $17,030
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3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 34 $12,035 $12,820
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Comfort 26 34 $14,937 $15,975
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Premium 26 34 $15,627 $16,725
4-Door Wagon SE 25 31 $16,137 $17,280
4-Door Wagon ZTW 25 31 $16,455 $17,625
3-Door Coupe SVT 22 28 $17,339 $18,585
5-Door Sedan HB SVT 22 28 $17,799 $19,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,118
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,030
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$234 / month
$214 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 49.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.1 93.8
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.7
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 38.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 58.5
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 103.0
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 66.9
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 168.1
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 18.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 34.3
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2617 2551
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 110
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Displacement
2.2L/- TBD - 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.281
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 .756
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 1.926
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 .951
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.154
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Focus
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs NA

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