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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 25 33 $11,796 $12,415
4-Door Sedan LX 28 36 $12,087 $12,730
4-Door Sedan SE 28 36 $13,550 $14,320
4-Door Sedan SE Street Edition 25 33 $13,550 $14,320
4-Door Sedan ZTS 25 33 $14,672 $15,540
4-Door Wagon SE 25 31 $15,578 $16,525
4-Door Wagon SE Street Edition 25 31 $15,578 $16,525
2-Door Convertible Base Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Manual Base 23 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible Automatic Base 22 28 $19,548 $21,180
2-Door Convertible 5-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible 6-Speed Manual LS 23 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible Automatic LS 22 28 $22,081 $23,930
2-Door Convertible SE Special Edition 23 28 $23,725 $25,715
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,796
$19,548
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,415
$21,180
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$353 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 28 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 -
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.8
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 37.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8 46
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 49.7
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 -
Passenger Capacity 5 2
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 48.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 56.7
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 89.2
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 66.0
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 55.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.0
Length, Overall (in) 168.1 155.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 5.1
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.90 x - TBD -
Brake Type Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 12.7
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Variable pwr assist
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16 15.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 30.2
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/50VR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/50VR15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2551 2387
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Alloy
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 6.3
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 80
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI EMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 125 @ 5000
Engine Order Code 993 NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 142 @ 7000
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 23
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.14
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - 8.46
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93 1.89
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 4.30
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Multi-Link Double Wishbone
 
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