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Selected Style 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
4-Door Sedan SE Sport
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan SE Sport 20 29 $15,501 $17,035
4-Door Sedan SVT 20 29 $20,725 $22,905
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,255
$15,501
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,055
$17,035
Monthly Payment Estimate
$201 / month
$284 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 36.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.3
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.4
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 50.7
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 35.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8 89.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 45.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.9
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 168.1 185.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 54.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 106.5
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 25.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 59.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 13.9
Brakes
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 Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 8.0 x 1.5
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.24 x 0.94
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 14.54
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 37.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.71
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 39.0
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/60R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T135/80R15
Front Tire Order Code T38 T35
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code T38 T35
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2551 2603
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 8.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 590
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 165 @ 4250
Engine Order Code 993 99L
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.5L/155
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 170 @ 6250
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 20
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.46
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93 2.14
Trans Order Code 445 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 4.06
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.42
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 9.45
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.77
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Ford Contour
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Multi-Link Indep Quadralink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Indep MacPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32
 
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