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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan S
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 26 36 $15,269 $16,200
4-Door Sedan SE 26 36 $16,972 $18,200
4-Door Sedan Titanium 27 38 $21,634 $23,200
5-Door HB SE 26 36 $17,904 $19,200
5-Door HB Titanium 27 38 $22,567 $24,200
5-Door HB ST 23 32 $22,100 $23,700
4-Door Sedan Manual LS
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan LS 25 36 $16,530 $17,130
4-Door Sedan ECO 28 42 $18,892 $19,680
4-Door Sedan 1LT 26 38 $17,817 $18,560
4-Door Sedan 2LT 26 38 $20,198 $21,040
4-Door Sedan LTZ 26 38 $22,490 $23,550
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,269
$16,530
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,200
$17,130
Monthly Payment Estimate
$270 / month
$286 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC's Bottom Line Whether or not you consider the exciting new ST performance model, the 2013 Ford Focus lineup is evidence that small cars don't have to feel so appliance-like. The 2013 Chevrolet Cruze is one of the smartest picks for anyone wanting practicality, comfort, and safety in a compact sedan—although it's missing the fun-to-drive edge of some other models.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Midsize Cars
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 38 37.90
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.90
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.28
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 53.00
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 35.35
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.30
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 52.40
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 54.76
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.7 94.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.5 181.00
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 58.10
Track Width, Rear (in) 60.8 61.30
Wheelbase (in) 104.3 105.70
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 70.70
Track Width, Front (in) 61.2 60.70
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.2 15.0
Brakes
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) 8.97 x - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.94 x - TBD - 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel Four-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.4 15.6
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36 35.7
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.6 2.7
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - N/A
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 14.7 15.5
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R16
Spare Tire Size Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA QYW
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/65R15 P215/60R16
Rear Tire Order Code NA QYW
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2907 3093
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 438
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 120
Engine
Displacement 2.0L/122 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 160 @ 6500 138 @ 6300
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System Direct Injection Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 146 @ 4450 125 @ 3800
Engine Order Code NA LUW
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 30 29
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 36
Transmission
Trans Type 5 6
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.81 0.87
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.73 3.54
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.14 2.16
Trans Order Code 44Z MZ0
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.82 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 1.07
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA 0.74
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.67 3.82
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.45 1.47
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) - NA
Summary
Body Style Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name Ford Focus Chevrolet Cruze
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.92 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) N/A N/A
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) N/A N/A
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD - - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.1 5.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating
 
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