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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan SE
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 24 32 $17,944 $19,360
2-Door Coupe R/T 21 29 $20,505 $22,205
4-Door Sedan SE 22 30 $16,807 $18,080
4-Door Sedan SXT 22 30 $17,766 $19,145
4-Door Sedan ES 21 28 $19,966 $21,590
4-Door Sedan R/T 21 28 $20,290 $21,950
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 34 $12,035 $12,820
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Comfort 26 34 $14,937 $15,975
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Premium 26 34 $15,627 $16,725
4-Door Wagon SE 25 31 $16,137 $17,280
4-Door Wagon ZTW 25 31 $16,455 $17,625
3-Door Coupe SVT 22 28 $17,339 $18,585
5-Door Sedan HB SVT 22 28 $17,799 $19,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,807
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,080
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$301 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 22 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 30 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 38.1 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 37.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 53.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 35.8 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 54.7 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.3 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 52.5 49.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 31.3 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 70.6 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 60.2 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.4 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 191.2 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 54.9 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.2 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.0 103.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 18.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.1 x 0.55 - TBD -
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 Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 9.0 x 1.57 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.0 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.7 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.8 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size P205/65TR15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P205/65TR15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3207 2551
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 10.3 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 510 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 120 110
Engine
Displacement 2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 150 @ 5500 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 160 @ 4200 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code EDZ NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 22 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 30 34
Transmission
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) 2.21 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.57 1.926
Trans Order Code DGL NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.91 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 .951
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.84 3.154
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.281
Summary
Vehicle Name Dodge Stratus Ford Focus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Normal Duty SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Normal Duty MacPherson strut
 
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