Ford Focus vs. Nissan LEAF

Outrageous Green Metallic Clearcoat
VS
Brilliant Silver

Key Specs

MSRP

MSRP
$17,950
Not Available

Expert Rating

Expert Rating

Owner Reviews

Owner Reviews
4.78 / 5
18 Reviews

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
147 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L I
110kW AC Synchronous Motor

Interior Features

Heated Mirrors

Heated Mirrors
Not Available
Optional

Heated Steering Wheel

Heated Steering Wheel
Not Available
Optional

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
42.1 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
41.2 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
33.2 in.
33.5 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 in.
37.3 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.2 cu. ft.
Not Available

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Heated Front Seats

Heated Front Seats
Not Available
Optional

Exterior Features

Tire Width

Tire Width

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.3 in.
106.3 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
36 ft.
34.8 ft.

Length

Length
178.5 in.
176.4 in.

Width

Width
71.8 in.
70.5 in.

Mechanical Specs

Weight

Weight
2935 - 2959 .lbs
3433 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
160 hp
147 hp

Torque

Torque
146 ft. lbs.
236 ft. lbs.

Turbocharged

Turbocharged
Optional
Not Available

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
12.4 gal.
Not Available

Combined

Combined
26 - 36 mpg
63 - 50 mpg

City

City
25 - 26 mpg
125 mpg

Highway

Highway
34 - 38 mpg
100 mpg

Manual Mode

Manual Mode
Optional
Not Available

Safety Features

Tech Specs

Vehicle Name

Vehicle Name
Ford Focus
Nissan LEAF

Body Style

Body Style
Sedan
Hatchback

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Classification

EPA Classification
Compact Cars
Mid-Size Cars

Passenger Capacity

Passenger Capacity
5
5

Passenger Volume

Passenger Volume
90.7 ft³.
92.4 ft³.

Base Curb Weight

Base Curb Weight
2935 - 2959 lbs.
3433 lbs.

Fuel Economy Est-Combined

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
28 - 31 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
25 - 26 mpg.
Not Available

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
34 - 38 mpg.
Not Available

Engine Order Code

Engine Order Code
992
Not Available

Engine Type

Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4
Electric

Displacement

Displacement
2.0 L/122
Not Available

Fuel System

Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection
Not Available

Trans Order Code

Trans Order Code
44W - 44Z
Not Available

Trans Type

Trans Type
5 - 6
1

Trans Description Cont.

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

First Gear Ratio (:1)

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 - 4.18
Not Available

Second Gear Ratio (:1)

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 - 2.32
Not Available

Third Gear Ratio (:1)

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 - 1.45
Not Available

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.96 - 1.03
Not Available

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.80
Not Available

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)

Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.65
Not Available

Reverse Ratio (:1)

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.35 - 3.42
Not Available

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 - 3.85
8.19

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590
Not Available

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

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 - 6.3
Not Available

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

Rear Tire Size

Rear Tire Size
P195/65HR15
P205/55HR16

Spare Tire Size

Spare Tire Size
Compact
Not Available

Front Wheel Size

Front Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Rear Wheel Size

Rear Wheel Size
15 X 5.5 in.
16 X 6.5 in.

Spare Wheel Size

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in.
Not Available

Front Wheel Material

Front Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Rear Wheel Material

Rear Wheel Material
Steel
Steel

Spare Wheel Material

Spare Wheel Material
Steel
Not Available

Steering Type

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36 ft.
34.8 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.
11.1 in.

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
9 in.
11.5 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.
Not Available

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
38.3 in.
41.2 in.

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
41.9 in.
42.1 in.

Front Shoulder Room

Front Shoulder Room
55.6 in.
54.3 in.

Front Hip Room

Front Hip Room
53.9 in.
51.7 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38 in.
37.3 in.

Second Leg Room

Second Leg Room
33.2 in.
33.5 in.

Second Shoulder Room

Second Shoulder Room
53.7 in.
52.5 in.

Second Hip Room

Second Hip Room
52.7 in.
50 in.

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
104.3 in.
106.3 in.

Length, Overall

Length, Overall
178.5 in.
176.4 in.

Width, Max w/o mirrors

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

Height, Overall

Height, Overall
57.7 in.
61.4 in.

Track Width, Front

Track Width, Front
61.2 in.
60.6 in.

Track Width, Rear

Track Width, Rear
60.4 in.
61.2 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
13.2 ft³.
Not Available

Model Group

Model Group
Focus
LEAF

Vehicle Segment

Vehicle Segment
Compact
Compact

Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type
Sedan
Hatchback

Engine Displacement Units

Engine Displacement Units
2.0
Not Available

Engine Camshaft

Engine Camshaft
DOHC
Not Available

Engine Block Type

Engine Block Type
aluminum
Not Available

Engine Cylinder Count

Engine Cylinder Count
4
Not Available

Engine Valve Count

Engine Valve Count
4
Not Available