2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Nissan Versa

When an automotive segment explodes in popularity the way the compact car class has, it leads to an influx of models for you, the consumer, to choose from. That’s great because, well, who doesn’t love variety when making a big purchase like a new car? But it can be a hindrance, as well, because now you have to take your time researching all of those models to figure out which one perfectly matches up with your needs.

Or you could just skip all of that and go with the 2017 Ford Focus. The Ford Focus helped popularize the compact car segment and the 2017 Focus is working to further revolutionize it with its powerful and efficient engine options, impressive spaciousness and comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. To see what we mean, we decided to pit the new Focus up against the 2017 Nissan Versa in a head-to-head comparison to help you figure out which is right for you.

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2017 Ford Focus VS 2017 Nissan Versa
160 HP Horsepower 109 HP
146 lb-ft. Torque 107 lb-ft.
26 MPG City Gas Mileage 27 MPG
36 MPG Highway Gas Mileage 36 MPG

2017 Ford Focus: The Perfect Match of Power and Fuel Efficiency

Compact cars are known for their fuel efficiency, and the 2017 Ford Focus and 2017 Nissan Versa are no different. In fact, both models get 36 miles per gallon on the highway. The new Versa does get one more mile per gallon in the city than the new Focus, as the Versa gets 27 miles per gallon and the Focus gets 26 miles per gallon.

Where the 2017 Focus sets itself apart from the competition is in terms of power. The new Ford Focus can pump out 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque, while the 2017 Versa can only provide 109 horsepower and 107 pound-feet of torque.

When both models you’re looking at get about the same gas mileage, you have to turn your attention to something else. In this case, we looked at power and found the 2017 Nissan Versa to be lacking while the 2017 Ford Focus provides more than enough to get the job done. If you’d like to learn more about the new Focus, just get in touch with our knowledgeable Akins Ford staff near Atlanta, GA.

2017 Ford Focus front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Focus front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Focus front side exterior
2017 Ford Focus side exterior

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