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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 XE Manual
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Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual XE 23 31 $14,547 $15,140
4-Door Sedan Automatic XE 21 28 $15,315 $15,940
4-Door Sedan Manual GXE 23 31 $15,016 $16,340
4-Door Sedan Automatic GXE 21 28 $15,751 $17,140
4-Door Sedan Manual SE 23 31 $16,935 $18,640
4-Door Sedan Automatic SE 21 28 $17,662 $19,440
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLE 21 29 $18,525 $20,390
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,255
$14,547
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,055
$15,140
Monthly Payment Estimate
$201 / month
$252 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 35 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 33.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.5
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 52.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 37.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 54.8
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.0
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 52.5
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 69.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 59.3
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.7
Length, Overall (in) 168.1 183.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 56.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 103.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.4 x 0.87
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 Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 9.0 x -TBD-
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.9
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - 40.0
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 37.4
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code T38 NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size Compact T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code T38 NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 110
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) 2551 2888
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact 15 x 4
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.4L/146
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 155 @ 5600
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 156 @ 4400
Engine Order Code 993 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 23
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 35 31
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.86
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.21
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.74
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.43
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93 1.85
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.29
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Nissan Altima
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
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
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Multi-Link Independent Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 32
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent Strut
 
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