Compare 2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback vs 2013 Ford Focus

2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
2013 Ford Focus
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5-Door Sportback FWD ES
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door Sportback FWD ES 24 32 $17,713 $18,495
5-Door Sportback FWD GT 22 29 $20,587 $21,495
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4-Door Sedan S
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
5-Door HB SE 26 36 $17,904 $19,200
4-Door Sedan Titanium 27 38 $21,634 $23,200
5-Door HB ST 23 32 $22,100 $23,700
5-Door HB Titanium 27 38 $22,567 $24,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,713
$15,269
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,495
$16,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$308 / month
$270 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
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.
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Fuel Economy
City
24 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
32 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.300 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.300 41.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.500 90.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.300 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.900 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.600 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
54.100 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.700 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
36.800 38
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
59.300 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.200 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
103.700 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.400 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.200 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.500 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.400 178.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
13.800 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
46.600 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8.000 x - TBD - NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8.000 x - TBD - 8.97 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.900 x - TBD - 10.94 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.500 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
32.800 36
Steering Type
Electric Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.090 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.900 14.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
T145/70D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/60R16 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P205/60R16 P195/65R15
Trailering
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
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3021 2907
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
148 @ 6000 160 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Electronic Fuel Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
145 @ 4200 146 @ 4450
Engine Order Code
4B11 NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 2.0L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
24 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
27 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
32 36
Transmission
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.750 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA 44Z
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
5.410 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Continuously Variable Ratio Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.350 - 0.520 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
NA - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 1.45
Trans Type
1 5
Summary
Vehicle Name
Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback Ford Focus
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.790 0.92
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.8 6.1
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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