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Selected Style 4-Door Sedan CE Manual (SE)
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Trim

Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual CE 32 40 $12,550 $13,570
4-Door Sedan Automatic CE 29 38 $13,290 $14,370
4-Door Sedan Manual S 32 40 $13,135 $14,515
4-Door Sedan Manual LE 32 40 $13,283 $14,680
4-Door Sedan Automatic S 29 38 $13,859 $15,315
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE 29 38 $14,007 $15,480
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
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
$12,550
$12,035
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,570
$12,820
Monthly Payment Estimate
$226 / month
$214 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 32 mpg 26 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 40 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in) 35.4 37.6
Front Head Room (in) 39.1 39.3
Passenger Volume (ft³) 90.3 93.8
Second Hip Room (in) 46.2 49.5
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.1 53.7
Second Head Room (in) 37.1 38.7
Passenger Capacity 5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 53.7
Front Leg Room (in) 41.3 43.1
Front Hip Room (in) 51.9 49.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 24.4 26.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 66.9 66.9
Track Width, Front (in) 58.3 58.8
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 178.3 168.1
Height, Overall (in) 57.5 56.3
Track Width, Rear (in) 57.5 58.5
Wheelbase (in) 102.4 103.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 13.6 18.6
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 10.8 x 0.9 - 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
Brake Type Power Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 7.9 x - TBD - - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 13.2 13.2
Steering
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) 36.1 34.3
Steering Type Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P185/65R15 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P185/65R15 P195/60R15
Spare Tire Size T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) 150 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) 1500 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2502 2551
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) 14 x - TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 6.0 15 x 5.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 6.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD - 540
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) 80 110
Engine
Displacement 1.8L/108 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 130 @ 6000 130 @ 5300
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System EFI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 125 @ 4200 135 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 32 26
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 40 34
Transmission
Clutch Size (in) 8.3 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.31 1.281
Trans Type 5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.73 .756
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.25 3.65
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.90 1.926
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 3.94 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.89 .951
Trans Description Cont. Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.17 3.154
Summary
Vehicle Name Toyota Corolla Ford Focus
Body Style 4 Door Sedan 2 Door Coupe
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) 0.79 0.83
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) 0.94 0.71
Suspension Type - Rear MacPherson Strut SLA Control Blade
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) w/Torsion Bars NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) 30.2 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson strut
 
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