2015 Ford Focus vs 2015 Toyota Corolla
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 .
THE PERFECT BALANCE OF COMFORT, FUN AND PRACTICALITY
Whether you're going to the office or for a leisurely drive, the Ford Focus is the ideal car.
- Incredible handling abilities – manage corners better with the blade rear suspension, plus better body roll resistance than with Toyota Corolla's torsion beam
- Packed with style – available 18-inch wheels boost performance and make a dramatic statement wherever you go
- Luxurious interior – quality interior materials such as genuine alloy trim pieces and other upscale finishes make the Focus feel higher-end than the Toyota Corolla
- Loaded with individuality – ambient lighting system lets you add a splash of color to the foot wells to set the ideal mood
Superior cargo space – Ford Focus hatchback fits more cargo than the Toyota Corolla, plus allows you to load larger items with greater ease
PERFORMANCE AND EFFICIENCY TOGETHER
With the 2015 Focus, you can save on gas and still have fun behind the wheel.
- 2.0-liter inline-four engine – puts out more horsepower and torque than the Toyota Corolla
- 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine – achieves better EPA highway and combined fuel economy estimates than the Corolla LE Eco
- Torque Vectoring Control – exclusive to Ford, it applies the brakes to the inside wheel during cornering to further improve handling
TECHNOLOGIES TO IMPROVE YOUR LIFE
Ford includes advanced features that make a variety of tasks safer and easier.
- Ford MyKey – parents can restrict certain activities and remind teen drivers to do things like use a seat belt
- 911 Assist – automatically calls for help through a connected phone, providing protection not available on the Toyota Corolla
- Audible text messages – only available on the Ford Focus, send and receive messages from your phone without taking your eyes off the road or your hands off the wheel
- SiriusXM Traffic and Travel Link – get detailed updates about construction, accidents, road closures, fuel prices, weather forecasts and other information not available on the Toyota Corolla
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 24 more horses in braking power per ton than 2015 Toyota Corolla3, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades. Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2015 Ford Focus2, boasting 112 more horses and 58 more horses per ton than the 2015 Toyota Corolla4. If you're carrying considerable cargo, the 2015 Ford Focus's2 increased torque - 2705 lb.-ft. vs. 1286 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2015 Ford FocusVS2015 Toyota Corolla1555Braking Power Per Ton13162525Horsepower14071565Horsepower Per Ton9872705Torque1286
UsabilityHatchbacks are sporty, convenient and fun - and the 2015 Ford Focus is available as a hatchback, but the Corolla isn't. Coincidence? Not at all. . Whether 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.
2015 Ford FocusVS2015 Toyota Corolla395Front Head Room386395Front Leg Room386388Rear Head Room376388Rear Leg Room376
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 Ford Focus's9 Roadside Assistance, standard for 3 years longer than 2015 Toyota Corolla3.
2015 Ford FocusVS2015 Toyota Corolla58Roadside Assistance26
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings and http://www.iihs.org/iihs/ratings
2 - 2015 Ford Focus ST
3 - 2015 Toyota Corolla L
4 - 2015 Toyota Corolla LE ECO
5 - 2015 Ford Focus 5dr HB ST
6 - 2015 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sdn Man L (GS)
7 - 2015 Toyota Corolla 4dr Sdn CVT LE ECO (SE)
8 - 2015 Ford Focus 4dr Sdn S
9 - 2015 Ford Focus S