Compare 2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Hyundai Elantra

2017 Ford Focus
2017 Hyundai Elantra
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Electric Hatch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Focus Electric Hatch N/A N/A $27,810 $29,120
Focus RS Hatch 19 25 $34,495 $36,120
Focus S Sedan 25 34 $16,188 $16,775
Focus SE Hatch 26 38 $18,876 $19,765
Focus SE Sedan 30 40 $17,357 $18,175
Focus SEL Hatch 26 36 $20,700 $21,675
Focus SEL Sedan 26 36 $20,222 $21,175
Focus ST Hatch 22 30 $23,660 $24,775
Focus Titanium Hatch 26 36 $22,992 $24,075
Focus Titanium Sedan 26 36 $22,514 $23,575
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ECO 1.4T DCT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Elantra ECO 1.4T DCT 32 40 $19,928 $20,650
Elantra Limited 2.0L Automatic 28 37 $21,311 $22,350
Elantra Limited 2.0L Automatic PZEV 28 37 $21,311 $22,350
Elantra SE 2.0L Automatic 29 38 $17,566 $18,150
Elantra SE 2.0L Automatic PZEV 29 38 $17,566 $18,150
Elantra SE 2.0L Manual 26 36 $16,621 $17,150
Elantra Sport 1.6T Automatic 26 33 $21,799 $22,750
Elantra Sport 1.6T Manual 22 30 $20,765 $21,650
Elantra Value Edition 2.0L Automatic 28 37 $19,550 $20,250
Elantra GT Automatic 24 32 $19,071 $19,800
Elantra GT Manual 24 32 $18,121 $18,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,810
$19,928
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,120
$20,650
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$344 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.3
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Ford Focus has great road manners and scorching high-performance editions, but it's compromised by a small back seat. We miss the brash, buzzy looks, for sure—but the 2017 Hyundai Elantra is now one of the most refined economy cars on the road.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 32 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Mid-Size Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.7 95.8
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 51.9
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 56.2
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 37.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 55.3
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 35.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 61.5
Length, Overall (in)
172.9 179.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 56.5
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 61.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 106.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 70.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.5 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 14.4
Brakes
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 8
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 8
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 11
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 17.4
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P195/65TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P195/65TR15
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3640 2857
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 156 @ 1400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 128 @ 5500
Engine Type
Electric Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement
- 1.4 L/83
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
107 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
96 -
Battery Range (mi)
100 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
118 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 40
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 32
Transmission
Trans Type
1 7
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44H NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Auto-Shift Manual w/OD
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.82 4.12
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.96
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.72
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 5.10
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.26
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.07
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.88
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.81
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Hyundai Elantra
Body Style
Hatchback Sedan
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 14
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 550
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- 130
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 5.0
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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