Compare 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 2005 Ford Focus

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
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2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV 26 34 $9,757 $10,325
2-Door Coupe Base 26 36 $13,473 $14,410
4-Door Sedan Base 26 36 $13,660 $14,610
2-Door Coupe LS 26 36 $15,044 $16,090
4-Door Sedan LS 26 36 $15,231 $16,290
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 36 $16,371 $17,510
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 36 $16,558 $17,710
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3-Door Coupe ZX3 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S 26 35 $12,558 $13,465
4-Door Sedan ZX4 S 26 35 $13,113 $14,075
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 35 $13,754 $14,780
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 35 $13,942 $14,985
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 35 $14,492 $15,590
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 35 $14,952 $16,095
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 35 $15,138 $16,300
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 35 $15,502 $16,700
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 35 $16,057 $17,310
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 35 $16,148 $17,410
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $16,886 $18,220
4-Door Wagon ZXW SES 26 35 $17,068 $18,420
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,757
$12,558
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,325
$13,465
Monthly Payment Estimate
$172 / month
$224 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 47.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.5
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 38.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 53.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 40.7
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 49.4
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 37.6
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.8 94.0
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 6.2
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 168.5
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 56.8
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 58.7
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 102.9
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 58.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 18.0
Brakes
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
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 14.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 34.1
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
QFB NA
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QFB 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 2621
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 133 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Displacement
2.2L/134 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 136 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 35
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 2.14
Trans Order Code
MM5 44Z
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.42
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.45
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Ford Focus
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 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs

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