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Selected Style 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
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
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
2-Door Coupe Standard
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Standard 20 29 $16,338 $17,720
2-Door Coupe Deluxe 20 29 $16,996 $18,450
2-Door Coupe Premium 20 29 $17,999 $19,565
2-Door Convertible Deluxe 20 29 $21,500 $23,455
2-Door Coupe GT Deluxe 18 26 $21,724 $23,705
2-Door Coupe GT Premium 18 26 $22,777 $24,875
2-Door Convertible Premium 19 27 $23,826 $26,040
2-Door Convertible GT Deluxe 18 26 $25,630 $28,045
2-Door Coupe Premium Mach 1 18 26 $26,224 $28,705
2-Door Convertible GT Premium 18 26 $26,683 $29,215
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 16 22 $30,839 $33,460
2-Door Coupe SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $32,166 $34,935
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 16 22 $34,819 $37,835
2-Door Convertible SVT Cobra 10th Anniv 16 22 $36,115 $39,275
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,035
$16,338
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,820
$17,720
Monthly Payment Estimate
$214 / month
$295 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 20 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 29 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Subcompact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 29.9
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.1
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8 83.0
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 47.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.6
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 35.5
Passenger Capacity 5 4
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 52.1
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.6
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 52.8
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 28.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 73.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 168.1 183.2
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 53.1
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 60.6
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 101.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 10.9
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 15.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.62
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 36.0
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P225/55TR16
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P225/55TR16
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/90R15
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) 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 3114
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 16 x 7.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 3.8L/232
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 193 @ 5500
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas V6
Fuel System MPI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 225 @ 2800
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 29
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.281 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) .756 0.68
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.65 3.15
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.926 1.99
Trans Order Code NA 445
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.27
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) .951 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.154 3.37
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Ford Mustang
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.83 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - 32.0
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Control Blade Four-Bar Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - 30.1
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
 
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