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2-Door HB Manual PZEV *Ltd Avail*
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
2-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,035 $23,995
4-Door HB Manual 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
4-Door HB Manual PZEV 21 31 $23,611 $24,595
2-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
2-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB Manual Wolfsburg 21 31 $24,091 $25,095
4-Door HB DSG 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV 24 33 $24,667 $25,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Wolfsburg 24 33 $25,147 $26,195
4-Door HB DSG Wolfsburg 24 33 $25,147 $26,195
2-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,321 $26,375
2-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,321 $26,375
4-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,897 $26,975
4-Door HB Manual w/Convertible & Sunroof 21 31 $25,897 $26,975
2-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,377 $27,475
2-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,377 $27,475
2-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,827 $27,945
2-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $26,827 $27,945
4-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,953 $28,075
4-Door HB DSG w/Convertible & Sunroof 24 33 $26,953 $28,075
4-Door HB Manual PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $27,403 $28,545
4-Door HB Manual w/Sunroof & Navi 21 31 $27,403 $28,545
2-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $27,883 $29,045
2-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $27,883 $29,045
4-Door HB DSG PZEV w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $28,459 $29,645
4-Door HB DSG w/Sunroof & Navi 24 33 $28,459 $29,645
4-Door HB Manual Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Driver's Edition 21 31 $28,507 $29,695
2-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door HB Manual PZEV Automaticbahn 21 31 $28,795 $29,995
4-Door HB Manual Automaticbahn 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB Manual PZEV Automaticbahn 21 31 $29,371 $30,595
4-Door HB DSG Driver's Edition 24 33 $29,563 $30,795
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Driver's Edition 24 33 $29,563 $30,795
2-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
2-Door HB DSG PZEV Automaticbahn 24 33 $29,851 $31,095
4-Door HB DSG Automaticbahn 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
4-Door HB DSG PZEV Automaticbahn 24 33 $30,427 $31,695
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 26 36 $15,269 $16,200
4-Door Sedan SE 26 36 $16,972 $18,200
5-Door HB SE 26 36 $17,904 $19,200
4-Door Sedan Titanium 27 38 $21,634 $23,200
5-Door HB ST 23 32 $22,100 $23,700
5-Door HB Titanium 27 38 $22,567 $24,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,035
$15,269
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$23,995
$16,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$400 / month
$270 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
Whether or not you consider the exciting new ST performance model, the 2013 Ford Focus lineup is evidence that small cars don't have to feel so appliance-like.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.3
Second Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 55.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.5 90.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 38
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.1 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 41.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.5 33.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.4 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
165.8 178.5
Height, Overall (in)
57.8 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.7 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
101.5 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
70.0 71.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
15.3 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 13.2
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.3 x 1.0 10.94 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.3 x 0.5 NA
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.97 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.5 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.6 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.8 36
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.0 2.6
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
225/40R18 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
225/40R18 P195/65R15
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3034 2907
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
8.4 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
207 @ 1800-5000 146 @ 4450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.0L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
200 @ 5100-6000 160 @ 6500
Engine Type
Turbocharged Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
Direct Injection Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 26
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.93 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.36 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.47 1.45
Trans Type
6 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.11 0.81
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
1.64 3.73
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.09 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA 44Z
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94/3.09 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.10 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Volkswagen GTI Ford Focus
Body Style
2 Door Hatchback Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.92
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 6.1
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - - TBD -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
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Overall Side Crash Rating
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Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating

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