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
Focus 4-Door Sedan S 25 35 $15,724 $16,640
Focus 4-Door Sedan SE 25 35 $16,131 $17,270
Focus 4-Door Sedan SEL 25 34 $18,315 $19,670
Focus 4-Door Sedan SES 25 35 $17,587 $18,870
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4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic GLS PZEV 28 38 $16,629 $17,195
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Automatic Ltd PZEV 28 38 $19,349 $20,195
Elantra 4-Door Sedan Manual GLS 28 38 $14,536 $14,945
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Automatic GLS 23 30 $16,685 $17,195
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Automatic SE 23 30 $19,443 $20,295
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Manual GLS 23 31 $15,539 $15,995
Elantra Touring 4-Door Wgn Manual SE 23 31 $18,687 $19,495
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,724
$16,629
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,640
$17,195
Monthly Payment Estimate
$277 / month
$287 / 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 Hip Room (in)
50.9 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.4 55.9
Passenger Volume (ft³)
93.4 95.6
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
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
58.6 61.5
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
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.8 14.8
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-wheel 4-wheel
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 -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.5 12.8
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 NA
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
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
Compact NA
Front Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Spare Tire Order Code
- TBD - NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60TR15 P205/55HR16
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 2701 (est)
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel NA
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
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 131 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
99N NA
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
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
35 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
25 28
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
29 32
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.83
Trans Type
5 6
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA SHIFTRONIC
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.72 3.44
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.73
Trans Order Code
- TBD - NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.56 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.39
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA 0.77
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.67 4.40
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 4 Door Sedan
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - NA
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
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 8
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
6.5 5.7
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
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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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