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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 21 32 $19,823 $21,665
2-Door Coupe SS 20 30 $22,024 $24,070
2-Door Coupe SS Supercharged 18 28 $25,066 $27,395
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 33 $12,158 $12,965
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Comfort 26 33 $13,566 $14,495
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 25 33 $14,499 $15,510
3-Door Coupe SVT 21 28 $17,554 $18,830
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,581 $13,425
4-Door Sedan SE 26 33 $14,173 $15,155
4-Door Sedan ZTS 25 33 $14,743 $15,775
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 33 $14,283 $15,275
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Comfort 26 33 $15,153 $16,220
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Premium 25 33 $15,898 $17,030
5-Door Sedan HB SVT 21 28 $18,014 $19,330
4-Door Wagon SE 25 30 $16,210 $17,370
4-Door Wagon ZTW 24 30 $16,777 $17,985
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,823
$12,158
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,665
$12,965
Monthly Payment Estimate
$361 / month
$216 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 33 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.8 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.7 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.7 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 62.1 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 197.9 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.2 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.2 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 103.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 18.6
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.93 x 1.26 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x 0.43 NA
Brake Type Power Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17.0 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.38 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 44.6 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.2 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 38.0 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code QNX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QNX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3340 2551
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 105 110
Engine
Displacement 3.4L/207 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 180 @ 5200 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 205 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LA1 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 26
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.281
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA .756
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.39 2.640
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.926
Trans Order Code MX0 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71 .951
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.154
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Monte Carlo Ford Focus
Body Style 2 Door Coupe LS 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 35 - 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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 35 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
 
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