Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2003 Mitsubishi Lancer vs 2003 Ford Focus

2003 Mitsubishi Lancer Change
2003 Ford Focus Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door Sedan ES Manual
Switch Style

Body Style

Transmission

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual ES 27 33 $13,175 $14,047
4-Door Sedan Automatic ES 24 31 $13,925 $14,847
4-Door Sedan Manual OZ-Rally 27 33 $14,869 $15,857
4-Door Sedan Automatic LS 24 31 $15,143 $16,147
4-Door Sedan Automatic OZ-Rally 24 31 $15,620 $16,657
4-Door Sedan Manual Evolution 18 26 $27,231 $28,987
3-Door Coupe ZX3 Base
Switch Style

Body Style

Trim

Other

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
$13,175
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$14,047
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$234 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 27 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 33 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in) 50.2 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.1 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 36.7 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 43.2 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.2 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.6 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 93.9 93.8
Front Head Room (in) 38.8 39.3
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in) 4.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 177.6 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 54.1 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.9 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.0
Liftover Height (in) NA 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.7 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 57.9 58.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 11.3 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 Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x 1.17 - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.1 x 0.94 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 15.5 16.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 32.8 34.3
Steering Type Power Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.19 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) NA - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T125/70D15 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1000 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 100 100
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2646 2551
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.0T - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 85 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System MPFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 130 @ 4250 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code 4G94 NA
Displacement 2.0L/122.0 CID 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 120 @ 5500 130 @ 5300
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 27 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 33 34
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.36 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.95 1.926
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.72 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 1.03 .951
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.154
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.38 1.281
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.77 .756
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Mitsubishi Lancer Ford Focus
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.98 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear Multi-Link SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Coil Springs NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
 
© 2016 The Car Connection. All Rights Reserved. The Car Connection is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.