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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
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
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 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
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
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
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 -
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 49.0
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.6 5.3
Brakes
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
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 12.7
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 15.4
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 15.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size Compact - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA - TBD -
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2621 2441
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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 -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.5
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 100
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MPFI
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 25
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door Convertible
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Mazda MX-5 Miata
Suspension
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
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 -
 
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