2017 Ford Focus Hatchback vs 2017 Ford Focus RS

How Do the 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback and the 2017 Ford Focus RS Compare?

By Product Expert | Posted in Comparisons, Ford Focus, Ford Focus RS, Powertrain on Tuesday, April 25th, 2017 at 8:00 am
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2017 Ford Focus Hatchback vs 2017 Ford Focus RS

If you’re looking for a hatchback, you can’t go wrong with the 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback. With its powerful and efficient engine options, roomy and comfortable interior and comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, the new Ford Focus Hatchback has everything you need and more. But deciding to purchase a 2017 Focus Hatchback is only half the battle. Once you make that decision, you have to decide which 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback trim level is right for you. Do you go with the impressively fuel efficient base model or the impressively powerful 2017 Focus RS hatchback model? To help you see which model matches your needs, we decided to take a look at the 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback versus the 2017 Ford Focus RS.

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Powertrain and Gas Mileage Comparison: 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback vs 2017 Ford Focus RS

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The 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback is powered by a standard 2.0-liter Ti-VCT Inline-4 engine paired with a six-speed automated manual transmission. This pairing can provide you with 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque while getting an astonishing 26 miles per gallon in the city and 36 miles per gallon on the highway. If you want even more power, you’re going to want to go with the 2017 Ford Focus RS, which is powered by a 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission. This pairing is capable of pumping out 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. You are going to have to sacrifice some gas mileage for all that power, however, because the new Ford Focus RS gets 19 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ford Focus Hatchback or the 2017 Ford Focus RS, or any of our other new Ford models, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

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