Compare 2011 Ford Focus vs 2011 Hyundai Elantra

2011 Ford Focus
2011 Hyundai Elantra
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 25 35 $15,724 $16,640
4-Door Sedan SE 25 35 $16,131 $17,270
4-Door Sedan SES 25 35 $17,587 $18,870
4-Door Sedan SEL 25 34 $18,315 $19,670
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4-Door Sedan Manual GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $14,536 $14,945
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd PZEV 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,724
$14,536
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,640
$14,945
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$249 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.2
8.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
38 mpg; a sleek, sophisticated look; and even more value for the money confirm that this little sedan has officially left the Corolla in the dust.
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Fuel Economy
City
25 mpg 28 mpg
Highway
35 mpg 38 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Mid-Size
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 43.6
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
50.4 53.5
Second Leg Room (in)
36.1 33.1
Front Head Room (in)
39.2 40.0
Second Hip Room (in)
50.9 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 95.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 5.5
Length, Overall (in)
175.0 178.3
Height, Overall (in)
58.6 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.1 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
102.9 106.3
Liftover Height (in)
29.1 NA
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.8 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
58.6 61.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 14.8
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.3 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 x - TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 12.8
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 34.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.9
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - NA
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 NA
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P195/65R15
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
150 NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2672 2661 (est)
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6.0
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 2.2
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 90
Engine
Displacement
2.0L/121 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 6000 148 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SMPI MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
99N NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 38
Transmission
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.78
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.58
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.96
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.98
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.63
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.31
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.26
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Hyundai Elantra
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.83 0.91
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Torsion Axle
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
SLA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - NA
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
MacPherson Strut w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 5.7
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-- -
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-- -
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-- -
Overall Side Crash Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-- -
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-- -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-- -
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-- -
Rollover Rating
-

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