2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Nissan Sentra

2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Nissan Sentra

The compact car segment has become one of the most popular classes in the automotive industry. Once thought to be a fad that would quickly fall out of favor, compact cars have proven to be powerful enough, safe enough and spacious enough to stick around. And a lot of that is thanks to models like the Ford Focus.

The Ford Focus helped popularize the compact car class, and now the 2017 Ford Focus is working to completely revolutionize it thanks to its powerful and efficient engine options, impressive cargo capacity and comprehensive suite of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. This has all combined to put the new Focus at the top of the compact car segment. To see what we mean, we’re taking a look at the 2017 Ford Focus versus the 2017 Nissan Sentra in a head-to-head comparison to see which model meets your needs.

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2017 Ford Focus VS 2017 Nissan Sentra
160 HP Horsepower 130 HP
146 lb-ft. Torque 128 lb-ft.
26 MPG City Gas Mileage 27 MPG
36 MPG Highway Gas Mileage 35 MPG

Get More Power and Comparable Fuel Efficiency with the 2017 Ford Focus

As you can see in the table above, the 2017 Ford Focus and the 2017 Nissan Sentra are pretty comparable in terms of fuel efficiency. The 2017 Focus gets 26 miles per gallon in the city and 36 miles per gallon on the highway, while the 2017 Sentra gets 27 miles per gallon in the city and 35 miles per gallon on the highway.

You may think comparable gas mileage equals comparable power, but in this case, nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, the new Ford Focus can pump out 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque, compared to only 130 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque from the new Nissan Sentra.

In the end, thanks to its superior power and comparable fuel economy, the 2017 Ford Focus is the clear choice and easy winner. If you’d like to learn more about the 2017 Focus, just reach out to our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Focus front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Focus front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Focus side exterior
2017 Ford Focus front side exterior

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