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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 Wagon GS 19 26 $20,088 $21,925
4-Door Wagon GS Plus 19 26 $20,988 $22,925
4-Door Sedan LS Premium 20 27 $21,078 $23,025
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
4-Door Sedan LX 27 36 $12,339 $13,150
4-Door Sedan LX Premium 27 36 $13,116 $13,995
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Premium 26 34 $13,409 $14,315
4-Door Sedan SE 27 36 $13,875 $14,820
4-Door Sedan SE Comfort 27 36 $14,192 $15,165
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Pwr Premium 26 34 $14,228 $15,205
4-Door Sedan w/Zetec SE Comfort 26 34 $14,427 $15,420
5-Door Sedan HB ZX5 Base 26 34 $14,523 $15,525
4-Door Sedan ZTS 26 34 $14,721 $15,740
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 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
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
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.5 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 199.8 168.1
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 16.0 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) 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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 18.0 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 17.0 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 39.7 34.3
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 -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P215/60R16 P195/60R15
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
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1250 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 175 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 3338 2551
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 16 x 4.0 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
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
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
Engine Type Gas V6 Gas I4
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 20 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 28 34
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mercury Sable Ford Focus
Suspension
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
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
 
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