2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Toyota Corolla
Nothing can beat the Ford versus Chevy rivalry when you’re looking at new trucks and SUVs, but if there’s a company that can overtake Chevrolet in the Ford versus Chevy sedan rivalry, it’s Toyota. That’s because the Toyota Corolla has long been one of the most popular sedans around. But does the new Toyota Corolla have what it takes to overtake the new Ford sedan lineup?
We’re going to answer exactly that with this 2018 Ford Focus versus 2018 Toyota Corolla head-to-head model comparison. In it, we’re going to compare the horsepower, torque and gas mileage ratings of the two models to find out which one is right for you. And just so you know, we’re using the horsepower and torque ratings of the standard engine for each model and the max gas mileage ratings for each model. That’s important to know as the new Ford Focus lineup offers a wide variety of engine choices, including far more powerful engines than what’s listed.
2018 Ford Focus
2018 Toyota Corolla
|160 HP||Horsepower||132 HP|
|146 lb-ft.||Torque||128 lb-ft.|
|30 MPG||Max City Gas Mileage||30 MPG|
|42 MPG||Max Highway Gas Mileage||40 MPG|
2018 Ford Focus: Higher Horsepower & Torque Ratings and Better Fuel Efficiency Ratings than the 2018 Toyota Corolla
As you can see in the table above, the 2018 Ford Focus is by far the better all-around vehicle when compared to the 2018 Toyota Corolla. And it all starts under the hood. That’s because the standard engine of the new Ford Focus lineup can pump out 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque, whereas the standard engine of the 2018 Toyota Corolla lineup can provide you with only 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. And remember, this only scratches the surface of what the 2018 Focus engine lineup can offer.
While the gas mileage advantage the 2018 Ford Focus lineup holds over the 2018 Toyota Corolla lineup isn’t as stark as its power advantage, it’s still an advantage. More specifically, the new Ford Focus lineup can get you up to 30 miles per gallon in the city and 42 miles per gallon on the highway, while the new Toyota Corolla lineup can get you up to 30 miles per gallon in the city and 40 miles per gallon on the highway.
To learn more about the 2018 Ford Focus lineup, please reach out to our friendly staff here at Akins Ford near Atlanta, GA.