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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan GS
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan GS 20 28 $18,918 $20,625
4-Door Sedan GS Plus 20 28 $19,908 $21,725
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 20 27 $21,078 $23,025
4-Door Wagon GS 19 26 $20,088 $21,925
4-Door Wagon GS Plus 19 26 $20,988 $22,925
4-Door Wagon LS Premium 19 26 $22,068 $24,125
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base 26 34 $12,035 $12,820
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Comfort 26 34 $14,937 $15,975
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Premium 26 34 $15,627 $16,725
4-Door Wagon SE 25 31 $16,137 $17,280
4-Door Wagon ZTW 25 31 $16,455 $17,625
3-Door Coupe SVT 22 28 $17,339 $18,585
5-Door Sedan HB SVT 22 28 $17,799 $19,085
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,918
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$20,625
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$344 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 20 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 28 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Mid-Size Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in) 56.6 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 42.2 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 54.4 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 38.9 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 102.5 93.8
Front Head Room (in) 39.8 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 55.7 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 57.3 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 38.7
Passenger Capacity 6 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 55.5 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 62.1 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 108.5 103.0
Liftover Height (in) 26.0 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 73.0 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 61.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 168.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 18.6
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.9 x 1.5 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x 1.0 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 13.2
Steering
Steering Type Variable Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 2.68 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 34.3
Tires
Spare Tire Size T135/70R16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3338 2551
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 11.6 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 130 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) 540 540
Engine
Fuel System SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 186 @ 3900 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Displacement 3.0L/182 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 155 @ 4900 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 2.77 3.154
Clutch Size (in) NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.00 1.281
Trans Type 4 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) NA .756
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 2.26 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.54 1.926
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.77 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 .951
Trans Description Cont. Automatic w/OD Manual w/OD
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Ford Focus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 36.0 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 36.0 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.81 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Indep Quadralink SLA Control Blade
 
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