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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe LS 21 31 $19,211 $20,330
2-Door Coupe LT 3.5L 21 31 $19,684 $20,830
2-Door Coupe LT 3.9L 20 28 $22,141 $23,430
2-Door Coupe LTZ 20 28 $23,558 $24,930
2-Door Coupe SS 18 28 $24,881 $26,330
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S 26 34 $12,710 $13,450
4-Door dn ZX4 S S 26 34 $12,986 $13,750
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 34 $13,630 $14,450
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 34 $13,725 $14,715
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 34 $13,998 $15,015
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 34 $14,417 $15,475
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 34 $14,641 $15,720
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 34 $14,690 $15,775
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 34 $15,337 $16,485
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 34 $15,564 $16,735
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $15,841 $17,040
4-Door Wagon ZXW SES 26 34 $16,256 $17,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$19,211
$12,710
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,330
$13,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$339 / month
$224 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 21 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Large Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 55.5 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in) 58.3 53.5
Second Head Room (in) 36.5 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 57.0 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 42.4 40.7
Front Hip Room (in) 55.2 49.3
Second Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 94.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 62.4 58.9
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 6.2
Length, Overall (in) 196.7 168.5
Height, Overall (in) 55.8 56.9
Track Width, Rear (in) 61.5 58.7
Wheelbase (in) 110.5 102.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 66.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 17.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.9 x 1.2 - 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) 10.9 x 0.4 NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.3 15.8
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) - TBD - 34.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code QPX NA
Front Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code QPX NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/60R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3354 2621
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.7 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 600 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 125 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 211 @ 5800 136 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas/Ethanol V6 Gas I4
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 214 @ 4000 136 @ 4250
Engine Order Code LZE NA
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.38 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.56 2.14
Trans Order Code MX0 44Z
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.86 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.70 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.92 3.42
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Type 4 5
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Monte Carlo Ford Focus
Body Style 2 Door Coupe LS 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 1.18 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Independent SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Touring NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Touring w/Coil Springs
 
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