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 Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Passenger Volume (ft³)

90.7 97.5

Front Hip Room (in)

53.9 53

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

Exterior Dimensions

Track Width, Rear (in)

60.4 60.4

Wheelbase (in)

104.3 106.3

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

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 5.5

Cargo Area Dimensions

Trunk Volume (ft³)

13.2 13

Brakes

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

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

12.4 13.2

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

36 35.6

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Tires

Front Tire Size

P195/65HR15 P195/65SR15

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

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

2935 2820

Wheels

Spare Wheel Size (in)

Compact Compact

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

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

590 390

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- 80

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

146 @ 4450 128 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

992-1 NA

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

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

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

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 -

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Focus Toyota Corolla

Body Style

Sedan Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front

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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