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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe ZX3
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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
4-Door Sedan GLS Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual GLS 24 31 $20,242 $22,250
4-Door Wagon Automatic GLS 20 29 $21,315 $23,325
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $22,591 $24,850
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $23,664 $25,925
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $25,493 $27,675
4-Door Wagon V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $26,348 $29,010
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $27,421 $30,085
4-Door Wagon V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $29,250 $31,835
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 24 31 $19,519 $21,450
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 20 29 $20,592 $22,525
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLS 20 29 $21,868 $24,050
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLS 18 26 $22,941 $25,125
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLS 17 24 $24,770 $26,875
4-Door Sedan V6 Manual GLX 20 29 $25,626 $28,210
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic GLX 18 26 $26,699 $29,285
4-Door Sedan V6 Automatic w/4Motion GLX 17 24 $28,528 $31,035
Pricing
Invoice Price
$11,796
$19,519
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,415
$21,450
Monthly Payment Estimate
$207 / month
$358 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 31 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Mid-Size
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 35.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8 95.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.7
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.8
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 37.8
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 41.5
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 59.1
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 106.4
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 68.5
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 59.0
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 4.3
Length, Overall (in) 168.1 184.1
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 57.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 15
Brakes
Brake Type Power Pwr-Assisted
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.1 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA Four-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 9.6 x 0.39
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 16.4
Steering
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.8
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 37.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 - TBD -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA - TBD -
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2551 3122
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.4
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 90
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 155 @ 1750
Engine Order Code 993 NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.8L/109
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 150 @ 5700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 31
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 24
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.15 3.50
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.28 1.30
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.93 2.12
Trans Order Code 445 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.70
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.95 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Volkswagen Passat
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Four-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Torsion Beam
 
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