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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan DX Manual
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Automatic DX 25 30 $12,097 $13,075
4-Door Sedan Manual DX 25 31 $12,097 $13,075
4-Door Sedan Automatic LX 25 30 $13,849 $14,975
4-Door Sedan Manual LX 25 31 $13,849 $14,975
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 25 30 $14,517 $15,700
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 25 31 $14,517 $15,700
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 25 34 $11,752 $12,470
4-Door Sedan LX Base 28 36 $12,171 $12,925
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 28 36 $12,948 $13,770
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 25 34 $12,989 $13,815
4-Door Sedan SE Base 28 36 $13,661 $14,545
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 25 34 $13,855 $14,755
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 28 36 $13,979 $14,890
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 25 34 $14,209 $15,140
4-Door Sedan ZTS 25 34 $14,508 $15,465
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 25 34 $14,853 $15,840
4-Door Sedan ZTS w/Mach Audio 25 34 $15,423 $16,460
4-Door Wagon SE Base 26 32 $15,691 $16,750
4-Door Wagon SE Comfort 26 32 $16,008 $17,095
3-Door Coupe SVT 28 36 $16,528 $17,480
4-Door Wagon ZTW 26 32 $16,776 $17,930
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,097
$11,752
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,075
$12,470
Monthly Payment Estimate
$218 / month
$208 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 25 mpg 25 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 31 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 37.4 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.4 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 92.6 93.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.3 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 49.1 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.9 53.7
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 175.3 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.8 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 67.1 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 58.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 12.9 18.6
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
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) 7.9 x 1.4 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.2 x 0.9 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 14.5 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.0 16.1
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 34.1 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size P195/55VR15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D15 Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P195/55VR15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2494 2551
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 7.5 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 135 @ 4000 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 2.0L/121 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 130 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 31 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 25 25
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.84 3.65
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.10 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.97 3.65
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.65
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 3.65
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.76 .756
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mazda Protege Ford Focus
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Independent Strut SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
 
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