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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 HB 2.0T Manual
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB 2.0T Manual 23 32 $20,240 $21,990
2-Door HB 2.0T DSG 25 31 $21,313 $23,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,710
$20,240
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,450
$21,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$224 / month
$367 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 23 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 26 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38.5 38.5
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.6 54.6
Front Leg Room (in) 40.7 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 49.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in) 37.6 35.3
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 94.0 94.2
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 54.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 6.2 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 168.5 165.8
Height, Overall (in) 56.9 58.4
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.7 59.7
Wheelbase (in) 102.9 101.5
Liftover Height (in) 26.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 69.3
Track Width, Front (in) 58.9 60.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 17.6 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) - 15.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) - - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA 11.3 x 0.47
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 - 12.3 x 0.98
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Brake ABS System NA 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.0 14.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.8 15.6
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.2 35.8
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD - 3.01
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/60R15 225/45WR17
Spare Tire Size Compact 205/55HR16
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/60R15 225/45WR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
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) 2621 3308
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Front Wheel Material Steel Alloy
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 17 x 7
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 7.6
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 110 120
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System SMPI Turbocharged FSI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 136 @ 4250 207 @ 1800-5000
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 136 @ 6000 200 @ 5100-6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 34 32 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 23 (Est)
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 2.09
Trans Order Code 44Z NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.94/3.09
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.10
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.93
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.42 3.36
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.47
Trans Type 5 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 1.11
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.99
Summary
Body Style 2 Door Coupe 2 Door HB
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Volkswagen New GTI
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Control Blade Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA 4-link
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs Mcpherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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