The 2018 Ford Focus comes equipped with a 2-liter I4 that makes 160 hp @ 6500 rpm horsepower and 146 lb.-ft. @ 4500 rpm of torque. The car takes 6.3 seconds to reach 60 MPH from a standstill while it is able to run a quarter-mile in 14.9 seconds.

The Ford also offers another engine. It is an 1-liter I3 that spills out 123 hp @ 6000 rpm horsepower and 123 lb.-ft. @ 3500 rpm of torque. This powertrain is available with the SE w/EcoBoost 4dr Sedan (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6M) and helps the car to reach from 0-60 MPH in 6.3 seconds. The Ford Focus Sedan covers the quarter-mile run in just 14.9 seconds.

2018 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.
SE w/EcoBoost 4dr Sedan (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6M)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.
SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.
Titanium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.
Considering the acceleration figures, the 2018 Ford Focus isn't the best performer amongst the competitors and takes its time to reach 60MPH from naught. Even in the quarter-mile run, the car is an average performer and won't pin any excitement meter around. The fastest car of the lot is 2018 Audi RS 3 which is just a tad bit quicker than the 2018 Ford Focus and does the 0-60 MPH run in 3.9 seconds. It also reaches the quarter-mile mark faster than the 2018 Ford Focus.

2018 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 Ford Focus6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.-
2018 Chevrolet Malibu6.3 sec14.3 sec191 ft.-
2018 Hyundai Elantra6.3 sec15 sec-125 ft.
2018 Ford Fusion5.3 sec13.9 sec-109 ft.
2018 Hyundai Sonata6.8 - 7.9 sec15.3 - 16.1 sec-120 ft.
2018 Mazda 37 - 7.2 sec15.5 - 15.6 sec171 ft.-
2018 Honda Accord5.5 - 7.6 sec14.1 - 15.9 sec-135 ft.
2018 Kia Forte8.2 sec16.5 sec176 ft.-
2018 Kia Optima6.8 sec15.2 sec185 ft.-
2018 Kia Rio8.5 sec16.7 sec182 ft.-
2018 Subaru Impreza8.8 sec17.1 sec170 ft.-
2018 Honda Civic5.8 sec14.5 sec-117 ft.
2018 Volkswagen Jetta8.2 sec14.5 sec184 ft.-
2018 Nissan Sentra7 - 10.4 sec15.4 - 17.8 sec156 ft.-
2018 Volkswagen Passat5.9 - 8.4 sec14.3 - 16.4 sec-122 ft.
2018 Honda Civic Si6.3 sec14.8 sec-106 ft.
2018 Ford Fusion Energi Sedan7.8 sec16.2 sec185 ft.-
2018 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan8.5 sec16.1 sec-118 ft.
2018 Acura RLX5.8 sec14.3 sec168 ft.-
2018 Toyota Corolla9.9 - 12 sec17.5 sec-131 ft.
2018 Audi RS 33.9 sec10.6 sec-138 ft.
2018 Ford Fiesta6.3 sec16.3 sec-121 ft.
2018 Hyundai Accent7.5 - 9.3 sec16 - 17 sec-119 ft.
2018 Chevrolet Cruze8.4 sec16.5 sec-116 ft.
2018 Kia Stinger4.4 - 6.6 sec12.9 - 15 sec-113 - 126 ft.

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2017 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.
SE w/EcoBoost 4dr Sedan (1.0L 3cyl Turbo 6M)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.
SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.
Titanium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.

2017 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2017 Volkswagen Jetta7.7 - 8.2 sec14.5 - 16.1 sec184 ft.-
2017 Subaru WRX5.2 sec13.7 sec158 ft.-
2017 Nissan Sentra10.4 sec17.8 sec156 ft.-
2017 Volkswagen Passat8.4 sec16.4 sec-122 ft.
2017 Honda Civic Si6.3 - 6.4 sec14.8 - 14.9 sec-106 ft.
2017 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan8.5 sec16.1 sec-118 ft.
2017 Acura RLX5.8 sec14.3 sec168 ft.-
2017 Toyota Corolla9.5 - 12 sec17.4 - 17.5 sec-131 ft.
2017 Audi RS 33.5 sec11.9 sec-138 ft.
2017 Nissan Versa9.2 sec12.9 - 17.1 sec-140 ft.
2017 Ford Fiesta6.3 sec16.3 sec-121 ft.
2017 Toyota Yaris iA Sedan8.7 - 8.9 sec16.8 sec-90 ft.
2017 Hyundai Accent9.3 sec17 sec-119 ft.
2017 Mitsubishi Lancer8 - 8.2 sec13.6 - 16.2 sec158 ft.-
2017 Chevrolet Cruze8.4 sec16.5 sec-116 ft.
2017 Chevrolet Malibu5.7 - 6.3 sec14.3 sec191 ft.-
2017 Ford Focus6.3 sec14.9 sec179 ft.-
2017 Hyundai Elantra6.3 - 8.3 sec15 - 16.4 sec-125 ft.
2017 Subaru WRX STI Sedan5.2 sec13.7 sec158 ft.-
2017 Ford Fusion5.1 - 5.3 sec13.7 - 13.9 sec-109 ft.
2017 Hyundai Sonata6.8 sec16.1 sec-120 ft.
2017 Mazda 36.8 - 7.2 sec15.4 - 15.6 sec171 ft.-
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 Sedan12.8 sec19.5 sec177 ft.-
2017 Kia Forte8.2 - 8.7 sec16.5 - 16.8 sec176 ft.-
2017 Kia Optima6.8 sec15.2 sec185 ft.-
2017 Kia Rio8.5 sec16.7 sec182 ft.-
2017 Subaru Impreza8.4 - 9 sec16.6 - 17.1 sec170 ft.-
2017 Honda Civic5.8 sec14.5 sec-117 ft.

2016 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Titanium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)5.7 sec14.1 sec108 ft.
SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)5.7 sec14.1 sec131 ft.
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)5.7 sec14.1 sec131 ft.

2016 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Hyundai Elantra8.6 - 9.5 sec17.1 - 17.2 sec118 - 126 ft.
2016 Subaru WRX5.2 - 5.8 sec13.7 sec108 ft.
2016 Ford Focus5.7 sec14.1 sec108 - 131 ft.

2015 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Titanium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)8.7 sec16.6 sec108 ft.
SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8 sec16.6 sec131 ft.
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8 sec16.6 sec131 ft.

2015 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2015 Ford Focus8 - 8.7 sec16.6 sec108 - 131 ft.
2015 Hyundai Elantra7.5 - 9 sec15.8 - 16.8 sec118 - 126 ft.
2015 Subaru WRX5 - 5.8 sec13.7 - 14.3 sec108 ft.

2014 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Titanium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)8.3 sec16.3 sec110 ft.
SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8 sec16.6 sec130 ft.
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8 sec16.6 sec130 ft.

2014 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2014 Mazda 37.6 - 8.7 sec15.9 - 16.3 sec123 ft.
2014 Kia Forte7.3 - 8.8 sec15.5 - 16.4 sec113 ft.
2014 Subaru Impreza7.5 - 8.3 sec16.8 sec123 ft.
2014 Honda Civic8.3 - 9.3 sec16.5 - 17.2 sec130 ft.
2014 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Sedan6.9 - 7.4 sec15.1 - 15.4 sec128 ft.
2014 Nissan Sentra9.1 - 9.9 sec17.1 sec126 ft.
2014 Honda Civic Si Sedan6.5 - 6.8 sec15.1 - 15.2 sec120 ft.
2014 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan8.2 - 9.3 sec16.4 - 17.2 sec123 ft.
2014 Toyota Corolla8.8 - 9.5 sec17 - 17.4 sec127 ft.
2014 Nissan Versa9.5 - 10.4 sec17.1 - 17.8 sec128 ft.
2014 Dodge Dart8.3 - 9.5 sec16 sec118 ft.
2014 Hyundai Accent8.7 - 9 sec16.8 sec123 ft.
2014 Mitsubishi Lancer6.4 - 9.1 sec14.4 - 16.3 sec115 - 126 ft.
2014 Chevrolet Cruze9.5 - 10.4 sec17.4 - 17.5 sec122 ft.
2014 Ford Focus8 - 8.3 sec16.3 - 16.6 sec110 - 130 ft.
2014 Volkswagen Jetta7.2 - 10.9 sec15.1 - 17.8 sec117 - 135 ft.
2014 Hyundai Elantra7.5 - 9.4 sec15.8 - 17.3 sec125 ft.

2013 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
Titanium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)8.6 sec16.2 sec110 ft.
SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8 sec16.2 sec130 ft.
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8 sec16.2 sec130 ft.

2013 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2013 Nissan Sentra9.1 - 9.8 sec17 - 19.5 sec126 ft.
2013 Honda Civic Si6.5 - 6.9 sec15 - 15.4 sec120 ft.
2013 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan8.5 - 9.3 sec16.9 - 17.2 sec123 ft.
2013 Toyota Corolla8.6 - 9.9 sec16.8 - 17.4 sec127 ft.
2013 Nissan Versa9.1 - 10.1 sec17 - 17.1 sec128 ft.
2013 Suzuki SX48.6 sec19.7 sec125 ft.
2013 Dodge Dart9 sec16.6 sec118 ft.
2013 Hyundai Accent8.5 sec17.4 sec123 ft.
2013 Mitsubishi Lancer6.4 - 9.1 sec14.4 - 16.2 sec115 - 126 ft.
2013 Chevrolet Cruze9.5 - 10.4 sec17.4 - 17.5 sec122 ft.
2013 Ford Focus8 - 8.6 sec16.2 sec110 - 130 ft.
2013 Volkswagen Jetta GLI Sedan6.4 - 7.1 sec15.1 - 15.4 sec128 ft.
2013 Hyundai Elantra9.5 sec17 sec125 ft.
2013 Mazda 38 - 9.1 sec16.5 sec123 ft.
2013 Kia Forte8.1 sec16.2 sec122 ft.
2013 Subaru Impreza7.5 - 8.3 sec16.7 sec123 ft.
2013 Honda Civic8.6 - 9.3 sec16.7 - 17 sec130 ft.
2013 Volkswagen Jetta8.5 - 8.9 sec16.2 - 16.7 sec117 ft.

2012 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mile
Titanium 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)8.3 sec16.3 sec
SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)7.6 sec16.3 sec
SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)7.4 sec15.8 sec
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8 sec16.2 sec

2012 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2012 Mazda 37.9 - 9.1 sec16 - 16.9 sec-119 ft.
2012 Kia Forte8.1 sec16.2 sec-122 ft.
2012 Subaru Impreza4.9 - 9.4 sec14.4 - 17.4 sec-106 - 122 ft.
2012 Honda Civic8.4 - 9.7 sec16.4 - 17.4 sec-130 ft.
2012 Volkswagen Jetta8.5 sec16.2 sec-117 ft.
2012 Mitsubishi Galant9 sec16.6 sec198 ft.-
2012 Nissan Sentra7.1 - 9.7 sec15.5 - 17.1 sec--
2012 Honda Civic Si6.1 - 6.9 sec14.7 - 15.4 sec-120 ft.
2012 Chevrolet Sonic Sedan8.5 - 9.3 sec16.1 - 17.2 sec-123 ft.
2012 Toyota Corolla8.6 - 9.9 sec16.8 - 17.4 sec-127 ft.
2012 Nissan Versa9.1 - 10.7 sec17.4 - 18.1 sec-132 ft.
2012 Suzuki SX48.7 sec19.9 sec-125 ft.
2012 Hyundai Accent8.5 - 9.6 sec17.4 sec-123 ft.
2012 Mitsubishi Lancer6.4 - 9.1 sec14.4 - 16.4 sec-115 ft.
2012 Chevrolet Cruze8.1 - 10.4 sec16.2 - 17.5 sec-120 ft.
2012 Ford Focus7.4 - 8.3 sec15.8 - 16.3 sec--
2012 Hyundai Elantra7.8 - 9.5 sec16 - 17.1 sec-125 ft.

2011 Ford Focus 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 4A)8.8 sec16.2 sec110 ft.
SES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8.1 sec16.2 sec117 ft.
SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8.1 sec16.2 sec130 ft.
S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)8.1 sec16.2 sec120 ft.

2011 Ford Focus vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2011 Toyota Corolla8.6 - 9.9 sec16.8 - 17.4 sec-127 ft.
2011 Nissan Versa9.2 - 10.6 sec16.8 - 17.9 sec-132 ft.
2011 Suzuki SX47.5 sec16.2 sec-125 ft.
2011 Hyundai Accent8.5 sec17.4 sec-123 ft.
2011 Mitsubishi Lancer6.4 - 9.3 sec14.4 - 16.3 sec-115 ft.
2011 Chevrolet Cruze8 - 10.4 sec16.3 - 17.5 sec-120 ft.
2011 Ford Focus8.1 - 8.8 sec16.2 sec-110 - 130 ft.
2011 Hyundai Elantra8.6 - 9.5 sec16.6 - 17 sec-125 ft.
2011 Mazda 37.4 - 9.1 sec16 - 16.9 sec-119 ft.
2011 Kia Forte8.1 - 9.2 sec16.2 - 17.1 sec-122 ft.
2011 Subaru Impreza4.5 - 5.3 sec13.8 - 15 sec-106 - 122 ft.
2011 Honda Civic9.3 sec16.8 sec-130 ft.
2011 Volkswagen Jetta8.2 - 11 sec16.2 - 18.1 sec-117 ft.
2011 Mitsubishi Galant6.6 sec15.1 sec198 ft.-
2011 Nissan Sentra7 - 9.6 sec15.4 - 17.1 sec--
2011 Honda Civic Si6.9 sec15.4 sec-120 ft.

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