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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
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 34 $13,725 $14,715
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 34 $14,417 $15,475
4-Door dn ZX4 S S 26 34 $12,986 $13,750
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 34 $13,998 $15,015
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 34 $14,690 $15,775
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $15,841 $17,040
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 34 $13,630 $14,450
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 34 $14,641 $15,720
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 34 $15,337 $16,485
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 34 $15,564 $16,735
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 Leg Room (in) 35.8 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 98.2 94.0
Front Head Room (in) 38.1 39.1
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.9
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 72.9 66.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 15.8 17.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 17 14.0
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - - TBD -
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
Tires
Rear Tire Size P225/60R16 P195/60R15
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
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) 3354 2621
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
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 -
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
Displacement 3.5L/213 2.0L/121
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 21 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.45
Trans Type 4 5
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Monte Carlo Ford Focus
Body Style 2 Door Coupe LS 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.63 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Touring w/Coil Springs
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
 
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