When you've decided that it's time to find a new sedan and you're going with a Ford, you're probably torn between the Ford Fusion vs. Ford Focus. Both vehicles have their set of advantages, but deciding between them can be a bit tricky. At Richmond Ford West, we're here to help our friends in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump learn all about these two sedans, so they can learn which one seems like the better pick for them.

Keep reading this Ford Fusion vs. Focus comparison to find out which sedan is right for you!

Ford Fusion vs Focus Engine Specs

The Fusion and Focus have slightly different engines. The Fusion includes a 2.5L Duratec 4-cylinder engine and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The Fusion features a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. Each vehicle offers a variety of engine options that propel the vehicle's performance or fuel efficiency.

  • The base level Fusion engine delivers 173 horsepower and 174 lb-ft of torque.
  • The Focus delivers 160 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque with its base level engine.
  • The Fusion gets an EPA-estimated 21/32/35 MPG city/highway/combined.
  • The Focus gets an EPA-estimated 25/34/28 MPG city/highway/combined.

Cabin Dimensions & Trunk Space

There's quite a bit of differences between the Focus vs. Fusion in terms of their respective cabin space. The Fusion includes 102.8 cubic feet of space, while the Focus features 90 cubic feet of cabin space. However, each vehicle has their advantages in terms of passenger and cargo space:

  • The Ford Fusion offers 39.2 inches of headroom in the front and 37.8 inches of headroom in the rear.
  • The Focus includes 38.3 inches of front headroom and 38 inches of headroom in the rear.
  • The Fusion trunk space is 16 cubic feet and the Focus trunk space is 13.2 cubic feet.
  • The Focus, when chosen as a hatchback, offers 23.3 cubic feet of cargo space, or 43.9 cubic feet of space when the rear seats are folded down flat.

Ford Features & Entertainment Technology

The Ford Fusion and Focus each come standard with the SYNC® system, which is a dashboard-mounted display screen that drivers can use to select their preferred media. This screen even works with voice recognition, so drivers can use their voice to choose their entertainment while keeping their hands on the wheel. The Fusion and Focus also offer some significant upgrades to the interior, including:

  • SYNC® 3 8-inch touchscreen display
  • 6 months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio
  • Premium Sound Systems

Find Your Next Ford Sedan Today!

At Richmond Ford West, we hope that this Ford Fusion vs. Ford Focus comparison helped you get a better sense of these models and what they offer. You learned all about these models and how they differ, but if you're still torn about which one you'd prefer, why not drop by our dealership and get a better perspective by seeing these models up close? You can even experience them behind the wheel.

Schedule a test drive to find your next Ford sedan with us at Richmond Ford West. We're here to help our friends in Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump learn all about their options, so they can find the vehicle that's perfectly suited for them!


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