2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Kia Forte

2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Kia Forte

Versatility is the name of the game for the Ford Focus, as it offers both sedan and hatchback models. The 2017 Ford Focus lineup even offers you the choice between fuel efficient yet still powerful models along with more powerful yet still fuel efficient models. In other words, the new Ford Focus lineup has something for everyone.

All of that combines to make the 2017 Focus lineup one of our favorites here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL. And it all combines to make comparing the new Focus to the competition a great deal of fun, because no other sedan or hatchback on the market can match the new Ford Focus in terms of capability and excitement. To see what we mean, just check out this 2017 Ford Focus versus 2017 Kia Forte head-to-head model comparison.

2017 Ford Focus


2017 Kia Forte

160 HP Horsepower 147 HP
146 lb-ft. Torque 132 lb-ft.
25 MPG City Gas Mileage 25 MPG
34 MPG Highway Gas Mileage 34 MPG

Get More Horsepower and Torque while Getting the Same Fuel Efficiency with the 2017 Ford Focus

For the purposes of this comparison, we’re using the base model of the new Ford Focus, which we told you was the slightly less powerful but more fuel efficient model – as opposed to the more powerful and slightly less fuel efficient 2017 Focus ST and RS models. But as you can see in the table above, even the base 2017 Ford Focus model still outperforms and outclasses the new Kia Forte, providing 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque to the 2017 Kia Forte’s 147 horsepower and 132 pound-feet of torque.

What’s even more impressive about the 2017 Ford Focus is that it still gets the exact same gas mileage as the 2017 Kia Forte, even with all that additional horsepower and torque. In fact, both models get 25 miles per gallon in the city and 34 miles per gallon on the highway.

If you’d like to learn more about the 2017 Ford Focus lineup, please contact our friendly and knowledgeable Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

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