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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan 31 38 $13,289 $13,960
4-Door Sedan LSi 31 38 $14,761 $16,010
3-Door Coupe ZX3
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 27 35 $11,255 $12,055
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Kona Mtn Bike Edition 25 33 $11,255 $12,055
4-Door Sedan LX 25 33 $11,491 $12,315
4-Door Sedan SE 25 33 $12,716 $13,660
4-Door Sedan SE Sony Ltd Edition 27 35 $12,716 $13,660
4-Door Sedan ZTS 27 35 $14,172 $15,260
4-Door Wagon SE 25 32 $14,367 $15,475
Pricing
Invoice Price
$13,289
$11,255
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,960
$12,055
Monthly Payment Estimate
$233 / month
$201 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 31 mpg 27 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 38 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.2 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.5 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 50.5 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 89.8 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 51.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 52.8 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.9 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 53.7 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 97.1 103.0
Liftover Height (in) 24.8 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.5 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 174.2 168.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.1 18.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.04 x 0.87 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Power Power Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.27 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) 34.1 - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 18.1 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.2 34.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA T38
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA T38
Front Tire Size P175/65R14 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2403 2551
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x 4 Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.2 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 356 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 122 @ 4400 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code - TBD - 993
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5600 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 38 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 31 27
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.15
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.28
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.76
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again 5th OD NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.93
Trans Order Code MM5 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/4th & Manual
Summary
Body Style 4dr Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Chevrolet Prizm Ford Focus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.55 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.87 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut SLA Multi-Link
 
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