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Compare 2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Toyota Corolla

2016 Ford Focus
2016 Toyota Corolla
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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 Automatic L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Automatic L 27 36 $16,916 $17,900
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE 29 38 $17,347 $18,735
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO 30 42 $17,717 $19,135
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Plus 30 40 $18,365 $19,835
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE ECO Premium 30 40 $21,199 $22,895
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE Plus 29 38 $17,717 $19,135
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT LE Premium 29 38 $20,550 $22,195
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT S 29 37 $17,930 $19,365
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT S Plus 29 37 $18,578 $20,065
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT S Premium 29 37 $21,413 $23,125
Corolla 4-Door Sedan CVT S w/Special Edition Pkg 29 37 $19,106 $20,635
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Manual L 28 37 $16,349 $17,300
Corolla 4-Door Sedan Manual S Plus 28 37 $20,059 $21,665
Pricing
Invoice Price
$16,622
$16,916
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$17,225
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$287 / month
$298 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.4
7.4
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 Toyota Corolla continues to offer reliable, inexpensive transportation—with a bit of flair and new, easy-to-use infotainment systems.
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Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 27 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 41.4
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 43.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
38 37.1
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 54.8
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.7 97.5
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 53
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
61.2 60.3
Length, Overall (in)
178.5 182.6
Height, Overall (in)
57.7 57.3
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 106.3
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 13
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 10.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 9.1
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 9.1
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
12.4 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
36 35.6
Tires
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65SR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15 P195/65SR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2935 2820
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 390
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 80
Engine
Displacement
2.0 L/122 1.8 L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
160 @ 6500 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Sequential MPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
146 @ 4450 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
30 31 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 36 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 27 (Est)
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80 -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.34
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 1.55
Trans Order Code
44Z NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 0.70
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 2.85
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 4.13
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.00
Trans Type
5 4
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Toyota Corolla
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.9 5.6 (Est)
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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