Compare 2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Subaru WRX

2016 Ford Focus
2016 Subaru WRX
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4-Door Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Focus 4-Door Sedan S 26 36 $16,622 $17,225
Focus 4-Door Sedan SE 26 36 $17,681 $18,515
Focus 4-Door Sedan Titanium 26 38 $22,180 $23,225
Focus 5-Door HB RS 19 25 $34,285 $35,900
Focus 5-Door HB SE 26 36 $18,159 $19,015
Focus 5-Door HB ST 22 31 $23,326 $24,425
Focus 5-Door HB Titanium 26 38 $22,657 $23,725
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4-Door Sedan CVT Limited
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
WRX 4-Door Sedan CVT Limited 18 24 $29,701 $31,595
WRX 4-Door Sedan CVT Premium 18 24 $28,317 $30,095
WRX 4-Door Sedan Manual 20 27 $25,094 $26,595
WRX 4-Door Sedan Manual Limited 20 27 $28,601 $30,395
WRX 4-Door Sedan Manual Premium 20 27 $27,217 $28,895
WRX STI 4-Door Sedan 17 23 $32,820 $34,695
WRX STI 4-Door Sedan Limited w/Lip Spoiler 17 23 $37,750 $39,995
WRX STI 4-Door Sedan Limited w/Wing Spoiler 17 23 $37,750 $39,995
WRX STI 4-Door Sedan Series.HyperBlue 17 23 $36,820 $38,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,622
$29,701
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,225
$31,595
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$527 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
From efficiency-minded models to the high-performance ST, the 2016 Ford Focus remains one of the best-driving small cars on the market. The 2016 Subaru WRX and WRX STI lineup offers an all-wheel-drive rocket for just about any budget, and the latest updates help make these performance machines even more livable day to day.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 24 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.7 93.1
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 52.1
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 53.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
38 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 54.2
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 43.3
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 104.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 70.7
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 60.2
Length, Overall (in)
178.5 180.9
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 58.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 4.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 12
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 11.3
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 12.4
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum 4-Wheel Disc
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
- Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 15.9
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 35.4
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P245/40WR18
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P245/40WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2935 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 18 X 8.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
146 @ 4450 258 @ 2000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/122
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 6500 268 @ 5600
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded H-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 18
Transmission
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.50 - 1.03
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.90
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 -
Trans Type
5 8
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive All Wheel
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.35
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 -
Trans Order Code
44Z CVT
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD CVT w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.86
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Subaru WRX
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 8.4
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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