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Selected Style 4-Door HB
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB 29 36 $15,413 $16,485
4-Door HB AWD 26 31 $18,498 $19,785
4-Door HB GT 25 30 $18,171 $19,435
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
$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
Front Hip Room (in) 51.7 49.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.3 37.6
Passenger Volume (ft³) 96.2 93.8
Front Head Room (in) 40.6 39.3
Second Hip Room (in) 47.8 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.2 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.8 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
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
Height, Overall (in) 62.2 56.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 54.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 19.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 18.6
Brakes
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
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 13.2
Steering
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
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 36.7 34.3
Tires
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
Spare Tire Size - TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code QDF NA
Trailering
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
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) N/A NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2700 2551
Wheels
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 -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
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
Fuel System DOHC MPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 29 26
Transmission
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
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.98 .951
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Summary
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Ford Focus
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
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
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
 
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