2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Ford Fiesta

If you’re looking for an affordable new car that’s fuel efficient yet still powerful with unmatched handling and maneuverability and a huge list of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features, then you need look no further than the 2017 Ford Focus and 2017 Ford Fiesta. We have both models here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL, and you can believe us when we say you can’t go wrong by choosing either new model as your next new car.

But since you’ll probably want to see some evidence to back up that claim, allow us to elaborate. First off, both the new Ford Focus and the new Ford Fiesta offer the choice between a sedan or hatchback model, while also offering the choice between manual or automatic transmissions. The two models are also very similar in terms of fuel efficiency. For the rest of the similarities and differences, let’s check out our 2017 Ford Focus versus 2017 Ford Fiesta head-to-head model comparison.

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2017 Ford Focus VS 2017 Ford Fiesta
$16,775 Starting Price $13,660
2.0-Liter I-4 Base Engine 1.6-Liter I-4
30/40 MPG Max City/Highway Gas Mileage 27/37 MPG
Available Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Available

What are the Differences Between the 2017 Ford Focus and 2017 Ford Fiesta?

We started with similarities, so let’s now check out some of the differences between the 2017 Ford Focus and the 2017 Ford Fiesta. For starters, the new Ford Fiesta is a subcompact model and the new Ford Focus is a compact. As you would imagine, the new Fiesta has the lower starting price, starting at just $13,660. Because it’s the larger of the two, the new Focus has a starting price of $16,775, which is still impressively affordable. In terms of powertrain, the base engine for the 2017 Focus is the more powerful of the two while also being the more efficient of the two, getting 30 miles per gallon in the city and 40 miles per gallon on the highway. The 2017 Fiesta is still incredibly efficient, getting 27 miles per gallon in the city and 37 miles per gallon on the highway.

The similarities begin again once you start looking at the features and trim options for the two models. The 2017 Ford Focus offers more trims to choose from, with seven different trim levels to four trim levels for the 2017 Ford Fiesta. Both models include similar features, however, such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, leather seats, advanced audio systems, and more.

For more on both the 2017 Ford Focus of the 2017 Ford Fiesta, please contact our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Focus front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Focus full interior passenger space
2017 Ford Fiesta front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Fiesta front interior instrument cluster

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