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Selected Style F 4-Door Sedan
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Manual RWD 19 27 $29,966 $33,295
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic RWD 21 30 $31,019 $34,465
250 4-Door Sport Sedan Automatic AWD 20 27 $33,233 $36,925
350 4-Door Sedan RWD 20 27 $35,748 $39,720
350 4-Door Sedan AWD 18 25 $37,962 $42,180
250C 2-Door Convertible Manual 18 26 $37,072 $41,190
250C 2-Door Convertible Automatic 21 29 $38,124 $42,360
350C 2-Door Convertible 20 27 $41,976 $46,640
F 4-Door Sedan 16 23 $54,594 $60,660
4-Door Sedan S
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 28 37 $12,773 $13,200
4-Door Sedan SE 28 37 $13,995 $14,500
5-Door HB SE 28 37 $14,935 $15,500
4-Door Sedan SEL 28 37 $15,969 $16,600
5-Door HB SES 28 37 $16,815 $17,500
Pricing
Invoice Price
$54,594
$12,773
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$60,660
$13,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1011 / month
$220 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line If you're set on stylish and small, the 2011 Ford Fiesta might be your only choice, though you might miss the solid, roomy feel of a Fit.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 16 mpg 28 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 23 mpg 37 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Sub-Compact Subcompact
Number of Passenger Doors - 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 30.6 31.2
Front Head Room (in) 37.2 39.1
Second Hip Room (in) 53.7 49.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 52.7
Passenger Volume (ft³) 85.7 85.1
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.7 49.0
Front Leg Room (in) 43.9 42.2
Passenger Capacity 4 5
Front Hip Room (in) 54.1 50.6
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.5 67.8
Track Width, Front (in) 61.4 57.7
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 183.5 173.6
Height, Overall (in) 55.7 58.0
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.6 57.7
Wheelbase (in) 107.4 98.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.3 12.8
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA 7.9 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 14.2 x - TBD - 10.2 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 13.6 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 16.9 16
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.91 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 13.6 14.3
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 33.5 34.4
Steering Type Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P255/35YR19 185/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P225/40YR19 185/65R15
Spare Tire Size T135/70R18 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
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
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3780 2578
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 19 x 8.0 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 19 x 9.0 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) - TBD - 4.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 100 - TBD -
Engine
Fuel System Direct Injection SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 371 @ 5200 112 @ 5000
Engine Order Code NA 99J
Displacement 5.0L/303 1.6L/97
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 416 @ 6600 120 @ 6350
Engine Type Gas V8 Gas I4
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 18 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 23 37
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 16 28
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 2.93 4.07
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.46 0.95
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) 0.82 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 4.59 3.85
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.86 1.28
Trans Type 8 5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front-wheel drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.23 0.76
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.17 3.61
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.68 NA
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.72 2.04
Trans Order Code NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 4-Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Lexus IS F Ford Fiesta
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front Double Wishbone Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.87
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link Twist Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 10.4 5.8
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 3 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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