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
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
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 49.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
87.1 93.8
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
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
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 18.6
Brakes
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
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.1 13.2
Steering
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
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Tires
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P195/60R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2617 2551
Wheels
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Front 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 Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Displacement
2.2L/- TBD - 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 34
Transmission
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
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.281
Trans Type
5 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Focus
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
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

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