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Selected Style 3-Door Coupe ZX3 S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S 26 34 $12,710 $13,450
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 34 $13,725 $14,715
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 34 $14,417 $15,475
4-Door dn ZX4 S S 26 34 $12,986 $13,750
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 34 $13,998 $15,015
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 34 $14,690 $15,775
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $15,841 $17,040
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 34 $13,630 $14,450
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 34 $14,641 $15,720
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 34 $15,337 $16,485
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 34 $15,564 $16,735
4-Door Wagon ZXW SES 26 34 $16,256 $17,495
2-Door Convertible Club Spec
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible Club Spec 25 30 $18,883 $20,435
2-Door Convertible MX-5 25 30 $19,804 $21,435
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 25 30 $20,726 $22,435
2-Door Convertible Automatic Touring 23 30 $20,726 $22,435
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 24 30 $21,187 $22,935
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 23 30 $21,187 $22,935
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 24 30 $22,568 $24,435
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 23 30 $22,568 $24,435
2-Door Convertible 3rd Generation Limited 24 30 $24,654 $26,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,710
$18,883
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,450
$20,435
Monthly Payment Estimate
$224 / month
$341 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 -
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 37.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.0 - TBD -
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.2
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 -
Passenger Capacity 5 2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 -
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 49.3 50.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 26.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 67.7
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 58.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 4.6
Length, Overall (in) 168.5 157.3
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 49.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 58.9
Wheelbase (in) 102.9 91.7
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.6 5.3
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) - TBD - 11.4 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) - TBD - NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 12.7
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 15.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 15.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/50R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 P205/50R16
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2621 2441
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 136 @ 6000 170 @ 6700
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4250 140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.33
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 0.81
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA -
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.76
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 1.89
Trans Order Code 44Z NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 4.10
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.14
Summary
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Mazda MX-5 Miata
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Control Blade Multi-link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Double-Wishbone
 
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