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See how a 2016 Ford Focus sizes up to its competition in Brakes And Stopping.


 
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  • Aug 24th 2017 - 307 days ago
  • Wickenburg, AZ
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Compared To Honda Civic Hybrid 2015



For better stopping power the Focus’ brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the Civic Hybrid:

Focus

Civic Hybrid

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.3 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

7.9 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

n/a

The Focus offers optional antilock four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the Civic Hybrid. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes, which work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Focus stops much shorter than the Civic Hybrid:

Focus

Civic Hybrid

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

196 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

130 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

156 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Scion iA 2016



For better stopping power the Focus’ brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the iA:

Focus

iA

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.2 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

7.9 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

 

The Focus offers optional antilock four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the iA. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes which work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Focus stops much shorter than the iA:

Focus

iA

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

134 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

157 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Hyundai Elantra GT 2016



The Focus stops much shorter than the Elantra GT:

Focus

Elantra GT

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

123 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Nissan Sentra 2016



The Focus stops much shorter than the Sentra:

Focus

Sentra

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

124 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Honda Civic 2015



For better stopping power the Focus’ standard brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the Civic:

Focus

Civic

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.3 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

7.9 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

n/a

The Focus stops much shorter than the Civic:

Focus

Civic

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

133 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

151 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Hyundai Elantra Sedan 2016



The Focus stops much shorter than the Elantra Sedan:

Focus

Elantra Sedan

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

181 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

126 feet

Motor Trend




Compared To Nissan Versa Note 2016



For better stopping power the Focus’ brake rotors and drums are larger than those on the Versa Note:

Focus

Versa Note

Front Rotors

10.9 inches

10.02 inches

Rear Drums

9 inches

8 inches

Opt Rear Rotors

10.7 inches

n/a

The Focus offers optional antilock four-wheel disc brakes for better stopping power and improved directional control in poor weather. Only rear drums come on the Versa Note. Drums can heat up and make stops longer, especially with antilock brakes, which work much harder than conventional brakes.

The Focus stops much shorter than the Versa Note:

Focus

Versa Note

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

122 feet

Motor Trend

60 to 0 MPH (Wet)

141 feet

149 feet

Consumer Reports




Compared To Volvo V60 2016



The Focus stops much shorter than the V60:

Focus

V60

70 to 0 MPH

173 feet

177 feet

Car and Driver

60 to 0 MPH

105 feet

125 feet

Motor Trend