Ford Focus vs. FIAT 500L

Outrageous Green Metallic Clearcoat
VS
Grigio Chiaro

Key Specs

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$12,925 - $14,842
$16,600 - $18,951

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
160 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L I
1.4L I4 MultiAir Turbo

Interior Features

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
40 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
40.7 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.2 in.
36.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 in.
38.7 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.2 cu. ft.
Not Available

Satellite Radio

Satellite Radio
Not Available
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Not Available
Optional

Climate Control

Climate Control
Not Available
Optional

Dual Zone

Dual Zone
Not Available
Optional

Navigation System

Navigation System
Not Available
Optional

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Driver Lumbar

Driver Lumbar
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.3 in.
102.8 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36 ft.
32.3 ft.

Length

Length
178.5 in.
167.3 in.

Width

Width
71.8 in.
69.8 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2935 - 2959 .lbs
3254 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
160 hp

Torque

Torque
146 ft. lbs.
184 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Performance Tires

Performance Tires
Not Available
Optional

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
12.4 gal.
13.2 gal.

Combined

Combined
26 - 36 mpg
11 - 15 mpg

City

City
25 - 26 mpg
22 mpg

Highway

Highway
34 - 38 mpg
30 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Rear Parking Sensors

Rear Parking Sensors
Not Available
Optional

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Focus
FIAT 500L

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Small Station Wagon

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
90.7 ft³.
98.8 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2935 - 2959 lbs.
3254 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 - 31 mpg.
25 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 - 26 mpg.
22 mpg.

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 - 38 mpg.
30 mpg.

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
992
EAM

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
1.4 L/83

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Sequential MPI

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
44W - 44Z
DF4

Trans Type

Trans Type
5 - 6
6

Trans Description Cont.

Trans Description Cont.
Auto-Shift Manual w/OD - Manual w/OD
Automatic w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 - 4.18
4.04

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 - 2.32
2.37

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 - 1.45
1.56

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 - 1.03
1.16

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80
0.85

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
0.67

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.35 - 3.42
3.19

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 - 3.85
3.68

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590
500

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 - 6.3
7.1

Suspension Type - Front

Suspension Type - Front
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear

Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm
Torsion Beam

Front Tire Size

Front Tire Size
P195/65HR15
P205/55HR16 - P225/45HR17

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15
P205/55HR16 - P225/45HR17

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Compact

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
16 X 6.5 - 17 X 7 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Compact in.

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Aluminum

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36 ft.
32.3 ft.

Brake Type

Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum
4-Wheel Disc

Brake ABS System

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel
4-Wheel

Disc - Front

Disc - Front
Yes
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 in.
12 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9 in.
10.4 in.

Drum - Rear

Drum - Rear
Yes
Not Available

Rear Drum Diam x Width

Rear Drum Diam x Width
9 in.
Not Available

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.4 gal.
13.2 gal.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
40.7 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
40 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.6 in.
57.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.9 in.
54.9 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 in.
38.7 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.2 in.
36.7 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.7 in.
54.6 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
52.7 in.
49.4 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.3 in.
102.8 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
178.5 in.
167.3 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.8 in.
69.8 in.

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.7 in.
65.7 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.2 in.
59.1 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.4 in.
59.4 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Focus
500L

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
1.4

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
SOHC

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
iron

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
4

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
4