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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 33 $12,158 $12,965
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Comfort 26 33 $13,566 $14,495
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 25 33 $14,499 $15,510
3-Door Coupe SVT 21 28 $17,554 $18,830
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,581 $13,425
4-Door Sedan SE 26 33 $14,173 $15,155
4-Door Sedan ZTS 25 33 $14,743 $15,775
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 33 $14,283 $15,275
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Comfort 26 33 $15,153 $16,220
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Premium 25 33 $15,898 $17,030
5-Door Sedan HB SVT 21 28 $18,014 $19,330
4-Door Wagon SE 25 30 $16,210 $17,370
4-Door Wagon ZTW 24 30 $16,777 $17,985
2-Door Coupe GX
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe GX 24 34 $17,283 $18,485
2-Door Coupe GL1 24 34 $18,698 $20,435
2-Door Coupe GLS 20 29 $21,118 $23,335
4-Door Sedan GX 24 34 $17,283 $18,485
4-Door Sedan GL2 20 29 $20,116 $21,985
4-Door Sedan GLS 20 29 $20,891 $23,085
2-Door Coupe GL2 20 29 $20,116 $21,985
4-Door Sedan GL1 24 34 $18,698 $20,435
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,158
$17,283
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$12,965
$18,485
Monthly Payment Estimate
$216 / month
$308 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.7 37.0
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 55.4
Front Leg Room (in) 43.1 42.1
Front Hip Room (in) 49.4 50.9
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 36.2
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.8 92.8
Second Hip Room (in) 49.5 51.4
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Length, Overall (in) 168.1 186.7
Height, Overall (in) 56.3 54.5
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.5 59.3
Wheelbase (in) 103.0 107.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 70.1
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 14.6
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 10.9 x 0.43
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x 1.02
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.3 35.1
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 14.7
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/65R15
Spare Tire Size - TBD - T125/70D15
Front Tire Order Code NA QCD
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCD
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2551 2939
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas 4-cyl
Fuel System MPI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4500 150 @ 4000
Engine Order Code NA L61
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.2L/134
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 140 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 24
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.91
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) .951 0.68
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.154 2.95
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.281 1.00
Trans Type 5 4
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) .756 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.640 2.14
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.926 1.62
Trans Order Code NA MX0
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Oldsmobile Alero
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Control Blade 4-Wheel
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut 4-Wheel
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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