In comparing the Audi R8's and the Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the Audi R8 has the advantage in the area of base engine power. The Ford Focus has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for one- to five-year-old used cars, and fuel efficiency. Based on this comparison of the Audi R8's and the Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the Ford Focus is a better car than the Audi R8.
Audi R8 vs. Ford Focus Pricing
A used 2010 Audi R8 ranges from $61,636 to $147,743 while a used 2010 Ford Focus is priced between $3,176 to $10,636.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Audi R8’s base engine makes 420 horsepower, and the Ford Focus base engine makes 143 horsepower. The R8 is rated to deliver an average of 15 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 452 miles. The Focus is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 473 miles. This gives the Ford Focus the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the Audi R8. Both models use gasoline.