Find a Car
Go!

Add a Vehicle to Compare

Change a Vehicle to Compare

Compare 2003 Pontiac Vibe vs 2003 Ford Focus

2003 Pontiac Vibe Change
2003 Ford Focus Change
+ Add a Car
Selected Style 4-Door HB
Switch Style

Body Style

Drivetrain

Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 29 36 $15,413 $16,485
4-Door HB GT 25 30 $18,171 $19,435
4-Door HB AWD 26 31 $18,498 $19,785
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
$15,413
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,485
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$275 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating Read Our Full Review
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 29 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Passenger Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 38.7
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 62.2 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 58.9 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.0
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.9 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 59.6 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.9 168.1
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 19.3 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.1 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 18.6
Brakes
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 - TBD - - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Brake ABS System NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 13.2
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 19.5 16.0
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QDF NA
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code QDF NA
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/60R15
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2700 2551
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material - TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 16 x - TBD - 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Engine
Fuel System DOHC MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4400 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code LV6 NA
Displacement 1.8L/- TBD - 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 .951
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.58 3.154
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.35 1.281
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.69 .756
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.31 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 2.02 1.926
Trans Order Code MM5 NA
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car 2 Door Coupe
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Ford Focus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent MacPherson strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.71
 
© 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.