2015 Ford Focus vs 2015 Mazda3
AwardsFord is committed to safety, and it shows: the 2015 Focus has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick and it earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety Rating from the NHTSA.1 .
STYLISH COMPACT POWER-PACKED WITH LATEST TECHNOLOGIES
The 2015 Ford Focus zips past competitors like the Mazda3 with head-turning good looks and powerful, fuel-efficient engines and models.
· Plenty of cargo room – gives passengers lots of space to place their gear, luggage or even groceries behind the rear seats
· More model choices ‒ offers a sporty hot hatch that's unavailable in the Mazda3 line.
· Feature-rich packages ‒ bring sophisticated features to the Focus normally found in more upscale vehicles
EXCLUSIVE PERFORMANCE MODEL
The 2015 Ford Focus lineup zooms past the Mazda3 with the sporty Focus ST.
· Ford Focus ST ‒ pleases drivers with a need for speed, leaves the Mazda3 in the dust
· 2.0-liter turbo four ‒ overpowers the Mazda3’s own 2.0-liter engine in both horsepower and torque
· Gadgets galore ‒ Focus ST includes a voice-activated audio and phone system, and a push-button stop/start ignition
Ford surpasses the competition’s engines either through out-powering them or via technological innovations.
· Base 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine ‒ offers more power and torque than Mazda’s similar base mill, which translates to more speed, acceleration and fun on the road
· 1.0-liter three-cylinder turbo ‒ showcases Ford’s expertise in building small, powerful, and fuel efficient engines that match against Mazda’s four-cylinder powerplants
HIGH-TECH, SPACIOUS INTERIOR
All 2015 Ford Focus models include comfort and convenience features either unavailable on the Mazda3 or only offered in higher (and pricier) trim levels.
· Standard rearview camera and integrated blind spot mirrors ‒ make parking and driving even safer in the Ford Focus
· Bluetooth connectivity ‒ makes connecting to your handheld devices a cinch with this standard feature, which is only available in higher Mazda3 trim levels
· Ford MyKey ‒ gives parents peace of mind with this Ford-exclusive feature, which sets limits on the vehicle speed and audio volume
· Roomy trunk and cargo area ‒ provides more storage room than the Mazda3, no matter the body style
PerformanceStopping power is important, too, especially when you're carrying a heavy load. The clear winner in this category is the 2015 Ford Focus2, with 10 more horses in braking power per ton than 2015 Mazda Mazda33, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades. Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2015 Ford Focus2, boasting 68 more horses and 30 more horses per ton than the 2015 Mazda Mazda33. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Ford Focus's2 increased torque - 2704 lb.-ft. vs. 1855 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2015 Ford FocusVS2015 Mazda Mazda31554Braking Power Per Ton14552524Horsepower18451564Horsepower Per Ton12652704Torque1855
UsabilityWhether you're chauffeuring your kids to ballet, or the Harlem Globetrotters to a game (it could happen), all of your passengers will be more comfortable with the 2015 Ford Focus's2 combined total of 4 inches more head and leg room in the front and rear seats. . No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2015 Ford Focus's6 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
2015 Ford FocusVS2015 Mazda Mazda3394Front Head Room387394Front Leg Room387388Rear Head Room377388Rear Leg Room377138Storage Volume127
PricingIn the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2015 Ford6 Focus's Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2015 Mazda Mazda39.
2015 Ford FocusVS2015 Mazda Mazda358Roadside Assistance37
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