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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 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in) 58.8 59.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - 5.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 18.6 14.6
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 10.9 x 1.02
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 Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - 10.9 x 0.43
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 14.0
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.0 14.7
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA QCD
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2551 2939
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 5300 140 @ 5600
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Oldsmobile Alero
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.60
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
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
 
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