In comparing the Ford Focus's and the Ford Fusion's specifications and ratings, 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. The Ford Fusion has the advantage in the areas of interior volume and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Ford Focus's and the Ford Fusion's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
Ford Focus vs. Ford Fusion Pricing
A used 2018 Ford Focus ranges from $9,981 to $18,423 while a used 2018 Ford Fusion is priced between $13,499 to $22,992.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the Ford Focus’s base engine makes 160 horsepower, and the Ford Fusion base engine makes 175 horsepower. The Focus is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 422 miles. The Fusion is rated to deliver an average of 25 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 528 miles.This gives the Ford Focus the advantage in fuel efficiency and the Ford Fusion the advantage in maximum range. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
The Ford Fusion, a midsize car, has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, front leg room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The Ford Focus, a compact car, has the advantage in the area of rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The Ford Fusion has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.