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Selected Style 4-Door HB FWD w/1SA
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB FWD w/1SA 26 32 $15,375 $16,100
4-Door HB FWD w/1SB 21 28 $16,659 $17,445
4-Door HB FWD GT 21 28 $19,935 $20,875
4-Door HB AWD 20 26 $19,362 $20,275
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe SE 24 35 $16,025 $17,170
2-Door Coupe SES 24 35 $17,489 $18,780
4-Door Sedan S 24 35 $15,387 $16,290
4-Door Sedan SE 24 35 $16,025 $17,170
4-Door Sedan SES 24 35 $17,489 $18,780
4-Door Sedan SEL 24 35 $17,489 $18,780
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,375
$15,387
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,100
$16,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$268 / month
$272 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
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TCC's Bottom Line If you've got around $15,000 to spend, the 2010 Ford Focus is a great choice, especially if you are prioritizing safety or comfort.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 26 mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 32 mpg 35 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Passenger Car Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in) 39.4 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in) 52.6 53.6
Front Leg Room (in) 41.6 41.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Front Hip Room (in) 52.3 50.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.2 36.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.5 39.2
Second Hip Room (in) 43.7 50.9
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.3 53.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 91.4 93.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in) 61.0 58.6
Track Width, Rear (in) 59.9 58.1
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 102.9
Liftover Height (in) - TBD - 29.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 69.5 67.8
Track Width, Front (in) 59.8 58.6
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.8 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 171.1 175.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³) 20.1 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³) 49.4 -
Trunk Volume (ft³) - 13.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.19 - TBD -
Brake Type Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) NA - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.82 10.8 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) NA Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13 13.5
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 35.3 34.2
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) 3.1 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall 16.2 15.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size - TBD - Compact
Front Tire Order Code QGF - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code QGF - TBD -
Front Tire Size P205/55R16 P195/60R15
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) 2856 2672
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) - TBD - Compact
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD - 110
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 132 @ 6000 140 @ 6000
Engine Type Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System DOHC SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 128 @ 4400 136 @ 4250
Engine Order Code LAY 99N
Displacement 1.8L/110 2.0L/121
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 24
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 28 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 32 35
Transmission
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 0.77
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 2.14
Trans Order Code MM5 - TBD -
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.31 3.56
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 1.03
Trans Description Cont. Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.67
Clutch Size (in) - TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.45
Trans Type 5 5
Summary
Body Style 4 Door Compact Car 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name Pontiac Vibe Ford Focus
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) - TBD - 0.83
Suspension Type - Rear Torsion Beam Independent SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front Independent Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) - TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA w/Stabilizer bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score 8 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year 6.7 6.7
 
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