See how a 2017 Ford Focus sizes up to its competition in Brakes And Stopping Near Calhoun, GA.


 
  • North Georgia Ford Journal
  • Sep 3rd 2017 - 102 days ago
  • Calhoun, GA
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Compared To Nissan Versa Sedan 2017



For better stopping power the Focus’ brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the Versa Sedan:

 

Focus

Versa Sedan

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.02 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

8 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

The Focus offers optional antilock four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the Versa Sedan. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes that work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Focus stops much shorter than the Versa Sedan:

 

Focus

Versa Sedan

 

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

179 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

127 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

152 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Hyundai Elantra Sedan 2017



The Focus stops much shorter than the Elantra Sedan:

 

Focus

Elantra Sedan

 

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

117 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Volkswagen Golf 2017



The Focus stops much shorter than the Golf:

 

Focus

Golf

 

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

175 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

118 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Fiat 500 2017



For better stopping power the Focus’ standard front brake rotors are larger than those on the 500:

 

Focus

500

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.1 inches

The Focus stops much shorter than the 500:

 

Focus

500

 

80 to 0 MPH

210 feet

237 feet

Road and Track

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

195 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

131 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

142 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Toyota Yaris iA 2017



For better stopping power the Focus’ brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the Yaris iA:

 

Focus

Yaris iA

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.2 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

7.9 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

The Focus offers optional antilock four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the Yaris iA. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes that work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Focus stops much shorter than the Yaris iA:

 

Focus

Yaris iA

 

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

187 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

134 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

157 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Nissan Versa Note 2016



For better stopping power the Focus’ brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the Versa Note:

 

Focus

Versa Note

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.02 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

8 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

The Focus offers optional antilock four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the Versa Note. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes that work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Focus stops much shorter than the Versa Note:

 

Focus

Versa Note

 

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

122 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

149 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Honda Fit 2017



For better stopping power the Focus’ brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the Fit:

 

Focus

Fit

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.3 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

7.9 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

The Focus offers optional antilock four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the Fit. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes that work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Focus stops much shorter than the Fit:

 

Focus

Fit

 

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

178 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

130 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Hyundai Veloster 2016



The Focus stops much shorter than the Veloster:

 

Focus

Veloster

 

80 to 0 MPH

210 feet

244 feet

Road and Track

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

179 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

127 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

142 feet

Consumer Reports