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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe 26 33 $13,118 $14,030
2-Door Coupe LS 26 33 $14,520 $15,530
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 33 $15,736 $16,830
4-Door Sedan 26 33 $13,305 $14,230
4-Door Sedan LS 26 33 $14,707 $15,730
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 33 $15,923 $17,030
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 34 $12,035 $12,820
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
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
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
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
Track Width, Front (in) 57.6 58.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 18.6
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.79 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.1 13.2
Steering
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 -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
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
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2617 2551
Wheels
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
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 9.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 525 540
Engine
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
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 140 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 26
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Focus
Suspension
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 32 - TBD -
 
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