Compare 2012 Suzuki Kizashi vs 2012 Ford Focus

2012 Suzuki Kizashi
2012 Ford Focus
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4-Door Sedan Manual FWD S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD S 21 31 $18,238 $18,999
4-Door dn CVT FWD S S 23 31 $20,158 $20,999
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD GTS Sport 20 29 $21,502 $22,399
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SE 23 30 $21,550 $22,449
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD S 23 30 $21,598 $22,499
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE 22 29 $22,846 $23,799
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SE Leather Edition 23 30 $22,942 $23,899
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD GTS Sport 23 30 $23,566 $24,549
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD SLS Sport 20 29 $24,094 $25,099
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SE Leather Edition 22 29 $24,238 $25,249
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD GTS Sport 22 29 $24,862 $25,899
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SLS Sport 23 30 $25,294 $26,349
4-Door Sedan CVT FWD SLS Sport w/Navi 23 30 $25,294 $26,349
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SLS Sport 22 29 $26,590 $27,699
4-Door Sedan CVT AWD SLS Sport w/Navi 22 29 $26,590 $27,699
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan S 26 36 $15,635 $16,500
4-Door Sedan SE 26 36 $16,380 $17,500
5-Door HB SE 26 36 $17,108 $18,300
4-Door Sedan SEL 28 38 $19,110 $20,500
5-Door HB SEL 28 38 $19,838 $21,300
4-Door Sedan Titanium 28 38 $20,657 $22,200
5-Door HB Titanium 28 38 $21,112 $22,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$18,238
$15,635
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,999
$16,500
Monthly Payment Estimate
$317 / month
$275 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.2
8.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you're looking for a sophisticated, well-equipped sporty sedan that's a lot of car for the money, you should definitely check out the 2012 Suzuki Kizashi. With the 2012 Focus, Ford shows that small cars don't have to feel so banal, with charismatic compacts that are more satisfying to drive, more luxurious, and better-equipped.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
31 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
37.0 38.0
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.6 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.7 41.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
105.4 90.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.1 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
35.6 43.7
Front Head Room (in)
39.3 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.1 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.5 55.6
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
183.1 178.5
Height, Overall (in)
58.3 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.6 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.3
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.7 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
61.6 61.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.3 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - NA
Brake Type
4-wheel disc Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8.98 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.94 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
16.6 12.4
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 14.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- TBD - 36.0
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.6
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/65R15
Spare Tire Size
T145/90D16 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P215/60R16 P195/60R15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 100
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 1000
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3241 2857
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x - TBD - 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 6.1
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.4L/146 2.0L/121
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 6500 160 @ 6500
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
170 @ 4000 146 @ 4450
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
31 36
Transmission
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.45
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 0.80
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.72
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 2.14
Trans Order Code
NA - TBD -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.12 3.82
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - 3.67
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Suzuki Kizashi Ford Focus
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.93
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link SLA
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.75
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
6 - TBD -
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.3 6.2
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
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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