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Ford Focus Coupe
2010 Ford Focus Coupe
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2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic (+$815)
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 35 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 28 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
4 seater
Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
Trunk Volume
12 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.5-liter Inline-5 Gas
Horsepower
140 hp @ 6000 rpm
150 hp @ 5000 rpm
Torque
136 lb-ft @ 4250 rpm
170 lb-ft @ 3750 rpm
Transmission
4-Speed Automatic (+$815)
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
34.2 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 6.5"
Rear Wheel Size
16" x TBD
16" x 6.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent MacPherson Strut
MacPherson strut
Rear Suspension
Independent SLA
Torsion Beam

Tires

Front Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55HR16
Rear Tire
P205/50R16
P205/55HR16
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
28 MPG
23 MPG
City
24 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
35 MPG
28 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.7 Tons/yr
8.1 Tons/yr
EPA rating
8
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.5 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
324 miles
290 miles
Cruising Range Highway
472.5 miles
406 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
175 in
161.1 in
Height
58.6 in
59 in
Max Width
67.9 in
67.9 in
Front Width
58.6 in
59.4 in
Rear Width
58.1 in
58.8 in
Wheelbase
102.9 in
98.8 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
4.6 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
4 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.7 in
39.4 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.2 in
38.2 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.5 in
52.8 in
Front Seat Hip Room
50.4 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.1 in
33.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
38.3 in
36.7 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.7 in
49.3 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
48.3 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,638 lbs
2,884 lbs

Cargo Space

Trunk Volume
13.8 ft³
12 ft³

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Charcoal Black, Cloth seat trim
  • Medium Stone, Cloth seat trim
  • Black, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • Cream, V-Tex leatherette seat trim
  • White, V-Tex leatherette seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Satellite Radio
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Not Available
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Optional

Comfort

Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Cruise Control
Optional
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Remote Trunk Release
Not Available
Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener
Optional
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Not Available
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Emissions
8 Years / 80,000 Miles
N/A
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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