Compare 2006 Ford Focus vs 2006 Mazda MX-5 Miata

2006 Ford Focus
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3-Door Coupe ZX3 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S 26 34 $12,710 $13,450
4-Door dn ZX4 S S 26 34 $12,986 $13,750
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 34 $13,630 $14,450
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 34 $13,725 $14,715
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 34 $13,998 $15,015
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 34 $14,417 $15,475
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 34 $14,641 $15,720
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 34 $14,690 $15,775
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 34 $15,337 $16,485
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 34 $15,564 $16,735
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $15,841 $17,040
4-Door Wagon ZXW SES 26 34 $16,256 $17,495
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2-Door Convertible Club Spec
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 Automatic Touring 23 30 $20,726 $22,435
2-Door Convertible Manual Touring 25 30 $20,726 $22,435
2-Door Convertible Automatic Sport 23 30 $21,187 $22,935
2-Door Convertible Manual Sport 24 30 $21,187 $22,935
2-Door Convertible Automatic Grand Touring 23 30 $22,568 $24,435
2-Door Convertible Manual Grand Touring 24 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
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
49.3 50.6
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
102.9 91.7
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.6 5.3
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
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
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
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
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 -
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
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
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
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 140 @ 5000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 25
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
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Double-Wishbone
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

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