2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2012 Ford Focus Titanium Competitors

$22k car, designed & built in U.S.A. 28 city / 38 hwy 347-471 mile range, gas engine
160 hp 122 cu. in. 4-cylinder

As well as being compared against other cars, the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium is also often compared to luxury cars and truck and SUVs. The 2012 Ford Focus Titanium's top rivals come from Mazda (such as the 6 s Touring Plus and the CX-9 Sport) and Volvo (such as the V50 T5 and the XC70 T6)

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Focus Titanium compared to other car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (28 mpg vs 21 mpg), is significantly more fuel efficient on the highway (38 mpg vs 30 mpg), has slightly more airbags (6 vs 5), much shorter braking distance from 60mph (110 ft vs 133 ft) and slightly better cornering ability (0.88 g vs 0.81 g).

However, on average it is slightly more sluggish (18.8 lb/hp vs 15.7 lb/hp), has significantly less cargo space (13.2 ft3 vs 46.2 ft3), only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs turbocharger), slightly wider turning radius (36.0 ft vs 18.0 ft) and slightly lower top speed (115 mph vs 141 mph).

2011 Mazda 6 s Touring Plus

2011 Mazda 6 s Touring Plus
$27,875

Significant advantages of the 6 s Touring Plus (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Sportier performance: 13.1 lb/hp vs 18.8 lb/hp
  • Roomier back seats: 46.3 ft3 vs 39.2 ft3
  • More powerful: 272 HP @ 6,250 RPM vs 160 HP @ 6,500 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the 6 s Touring Plus (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 27 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 133 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the 6 s Touring Plus and Focus Titanium

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda 6 s Touring Plus vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Volvo V50 T5

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$29,875

Significant advantages of the V50 T5 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • V50 T5's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Much more cargo room: 46.2 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • Significantly longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the V50 T5 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Many fewer airbags: 4 vs 6
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 30 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 28 mpg

common strengths of the V50 T5 and Focus Titanium

  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the 2011 Volvo V50 T5 vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2012 Ford Fiesta SE

2012 Ford Fiesta SE
$16,295

Significant advantages of the Fiesta SE (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Many more cupholders: 6 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Fiesta SE (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Worse brakes
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 134 ft vs 110 ft
  • Rougher suspension: Semi-independent vs Independent

common strengths of the Fiesta SE and Focus Titanium

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 37 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $16,295 vs $22,995
arrow Compare the Fiesta SE vs the Focus Titanium

2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited

2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited
$32,220

Significant advantages of the Outback 3.6R Limited (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much more cargo room: 71.3 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive
  • Roof rails comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Outback 3.6R Limited (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 25 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Power locks not available
  • Much worse cornering ability: 0.74 g vs 0.88 g

common strengths of the Outback 3.6R Limited and Focus Titanium

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
  • Child door locks come standard
arrow Compare the 2011 Subaru Outback 3.6R Limited vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2012 Volkswagen CC R-Line

2012 Volkswagen CC R-Line
$31,280

Significant advantages of the CC R-Line (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • CC R-Line's Turbocharger increases power output: Turbocharger vs None
  • Significantly fewer trips to fill-up when driving on the highway: 574 miles vs 471 miles
  • Passenger power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the CC R-Line (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 131 ft vs 110 ft
  • Worse highway mileage: 31 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 28 mpg

common strengths of the CC R-Line and Focus Titanium

  • Child door locks come standard
  • Both come standard with satellite radio
arrow Compare the 2012 Volkswagen CC R-Line vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Suzuki Kizashi S

2011 Suzuki Kizashi S
$19,764

Significant advantages of the Kizashi S (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much tighter turning radius: 18.0 ft vs 36.0 ft
  • Many more cupholders: 8 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Kizashi S (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • CD player not available
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 134 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the Kizashi S and Focus Titanium

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Inexpensive: $19,764 vs $22,995
  • Both have a rear seat that folds down for extra storage space
arrow Compare the 2011 Suzuki Kizashi S vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Focus Titanium compared to luxury car competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (28 mpg vs 18 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (38 mpg vs 25 mpg), costs less ($22,995 vs $49,725), significantly shorter braking distance from 60mph (110 ft vs 134 ft) and has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available).

However, on average it doesn't have rear air conditioning (not available vs optional), is slightly more sluggish (18.8 lb/hp vs 14.3 lb/hp), gets slightly less from a tank of gas on the highway (471 miles vs 506 miles), has slightly less cargo space (13.2 ft3 vs 85.0 ft3) and is slightly less powerful (160 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 268 HP @ 6,000 RPM).

2011 Audi A5 Premium

2011 Audi A5 Premium
$39,075

Significant advantages of the A5 Premium (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year

Significant disadvantages of the A5 Premium (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 29 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 134 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the A5 Premium and Focus Titanium

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 29 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $39,075 vs $22,995
arrow Compare the 2011 Audi A5 Premium vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Lexus LS 460

2011 Lexus LS 460
$68,005

Significant advantages of the LS 460 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 5.4 seconds vs 8.3 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the LS 460 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Significantly worse cornering ability: 0.8 g vs 0.88 g

common strengths of the LS 460 and Focus Titanium

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 35.4 ft vs 36.0 ft
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good city range: 355 miles vs 347 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus LS 460 vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Lexus IS 250

2011 Lexus IS 250
$35,340

Significant advantages of the IS 250 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the IS 250 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 30 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Significantly longer braking distance from 60mph: 131 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the IS 250 and Focus Titanium

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 33.5 ft vs 36.0 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus IS 250 vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350

2011 Mercedes-Benz E350
$50,275

Significant advantages of the E350 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Power seats comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the E350 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 139 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the E350 and Focus Titanium

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Good city range: 359 miles vs 347 miles
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz E350 vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Mercedes-Benz R350 BlueTEC

2011 Mercedes-Benz R350 BlueTEC
$52,615

Significant advantages of the R350 BlueTEC (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Optional rear air conditioning
  • Much more cargo room: 85.0 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the R350 BlueTEC (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 24 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much wider turning radius: 40.7 ft vs 36.0 ft

common strengths of the R350 BlueTEC and Focus Titanium

  • People mover: 7 vs 5
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 6 vs 6
  • Good city range: 380 miles vs 347 miles
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz R350 BlueTEC vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Lexus GS 350

2011 Lexus GS 350
$49,725

Significant advantages of the GS 350 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 3 year
  • Better road traction: all-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the GS 350 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 25 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 18 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 136 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the GS 350 and Focus Titanium

  • Both have good airbag coverage: 7 vs 6
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 35.4 ft vs 36.0 ft
  • People mover: 5 vs 5
arrow Compare the 2011 Lexus GS 350 vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Focus Titanium compared to truck and SUV competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (28 mpg vs 17 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (38 mpg vs 23 mpg), costs less ($22,995 vs $39,275), has significantly more airbags (6 vs 4) and slightly tighter turning radius (36.0 ft vs 38.6 ft).

However, on average it is significantly less powerful (160 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 288 HP @ 6,300 RPM), has slightly fewer seats (5 vs 7), has much less cargo space (13.2 ft3 vs 85.1 ft3), has significantly less spacious front seats (51.6 ft3 vs 57.9 ft3) and has a slightly shorter-lasting basic warranty (3 year vs 4 year).

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ

2012 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ
$41,615

Significant advantages of the Traverse LTZ (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Significantly more powerful: 288 HP @ 6,300 RPM vs 160 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Much more cargo room: 116.4 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • Much roomier front seats: 59.9 ft3 vs 51.6 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Traverse LTZ (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 141 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the Traverse LTZ and Focus Titanium

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 40.4 ft vs 36.0 ft
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 5 vs 6
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
arrow Compare the 2012 Chevrolet Traverse LTZ vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2012 Volvo XC90 3.2

2012 Volvo XC90 3.2
$39,275

Significant advantages of the XC90 3.2 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • More powerful: 240 HP @ 6,400 RPM vs 160 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Much more cargo room: 85.1 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • More seats: 7 vs 5

Significant disadvantages of the XC90 3.2 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Many fewer airbags: 4 vs 6

common strengths of the XC90 3.2 and Focus Titanium

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 40.0 ft vs 36.0 ft
  • Both vehicles' brakes will do well under heavy use
  • Both come standard with ABS brakes
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo XC90 3.2 vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2012 Volvo XC60 T6

2012 Volvo XC60 T6
$39,825

Significant advantages of the XC60 T6 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Significantly more powerful: 300 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 160 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Much more cargo room: 67.4 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • Sportier performance: 14.1 lb/hp vs 18.8 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the XC60 T6 (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 132 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the XC60 T6 and Focus Titanium

  • Both can turn on a dime: 38.4 ft vs 36.0 ft
  • Both vehicles have above average braking abilities for this class of vehicle: 132 ft vs 110 ft
  • Both have good airbag coverage: 5 vs 6
arrow Compare the 2012 Volvo XC60 T6 vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Honda Pilot Touring

2011 Honda Pilot Touring
$41,480

Significant advantages of the Pilot Touring (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Significantly more powerful: 250 HP @ 5,700 RPM vs 160 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Much more cargo room: 87.0 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • Better road traction: four-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive

Significant disadvantages of the Pilot Touring (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 22 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 16 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 142 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the Pilot Touring and Focus Titanium

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both can turn on a dime: 38.6 ft vs 36.0 ft
  • Both have a smooth suspension, quite rare in this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Pilot Touring vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium

2011 Ford Explorer XLT

2011 Ford Explorer XLT
$32,345

Significant advantages of the Explorer XLT (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Significantly more powerful: 290 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 160 HP @ 6,500 RPM
  • Much more cargo room: 80.7 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3
  • Much roomier front seats: 59.6 ft3 vs 51.6 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Explorer XLT (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 25 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Much longer braking distance from 60mph: 135 ft vs 110 ft

common strengths of the Explorer XLT and Focus Titanium

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 25 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both have a smooth suspension, quite rare in this class of vehicle: Independent vs Independent
arrow Compare the Explorer XLT vs the Focus Titanium

2011 Kia Sportage EX

2011 Kia Sportage EX
$23,990

Significant advantages of the Sportage EX (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 3 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 60,000 mile vs 36,000 mile
  • Significantly more cargo room: 54.6 ft3 vs 13.2 ft3

Significant disadvantages of the Sportage EX (vs the Focus Titanium)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 31 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the Sportage EX and Focus Titanium

  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 38 mpg
  • Very fuel efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 28 mpg
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the 2011 Kia Sportage EX vs the 2012 Ford Focus Titanium