Ford Focus ST vs rivals - specifications

Ford Focus ST vs rivals - specifications

 Ford Focus ST-3VW Golf GTI Edition 35 5drRenaultsport Megane 265
On-the-road price/total as tested£25,495/£26,770£29,830/£32,635£26,040/£29,045
Residual value (after 3yrs/30,000)N/A£14,975/50.2%£13,072/N/A
DepreciationN/A£14,855N/A
Annual tax liability std/higher rate£1,156/£2,313£1,590/£3,181£1,485/£2,961
Annual fuel cost (12k/20k miles)£2,849/£4,748£2,763/£4,605£2,682/£4,470
Ins. group/quote/road tax band/cost36/N/A/H/£19035/£483/I/£21036/£619/J/£245
Service package£475 (2yrs/80k)£329 (3yrs/30k)Free (4yrs/48k)
    
Length/wheelbase4,362/2,648mm4,213/2,578mm4,299/2,636mm
Height/width1,484/1,823mm1,469/1,786mm1,435/1,848mm
Engine4cyl in-line/2,000cc4cyl in-line/1,984cc4cyl in-line/1,998cc
Peak power247/5,500 bhp/rpm232/5,500 bhp/rpm261/5,500 bhp/rpm
Peak torque340/1,750 Nm/rpm300/2,200 Nm/rpm360/3,000 Nm/rpm
Transmission6-spd man/fwd6-spd DSG/fwd6-spd man/fwd
Fuel tank capacity/spare wheel55 litres/space saver55 litres/space saver60 litres/foam*
Boot capacity (seats up/down)363/1,148 litres350/1,305 litres344/991 litres
Kerbweight/payload/towing weight1,362/688kg1,420/565kg1,379/456kg
Turning circle/drag coefficient12.0 metres/N/A10.9 metres/N/A11.4 metres/0.34Cd
Basic warranty (miles)/recovery3yrs (60,000)/1yr3yrs (60,000)/1yr4yrs (100,000)/4yrs
Service interval/UK dealers12,500 miles/781Variable/22318,000 miles/330
Driver Power manufacturer/dealer pos.25th/28th^18th/12th^14th/27th^
Euro NCAP: Adult/child/ped./stars92/82/72/597/84/61/5N/A
    
0-60/30-70mph6.5/6.5 secs6.4/5.2 secs6.5/5.1 secs
30-50mph in 3rd/4th2.8/3.6 secs2.7/4.2 secs2.9/4.4 secs
50-70mph in 5th/6th5.1/6.1 secs5.6/7.7 secs5.4/7.2 secs
Top speed/rpm at 70mph154mph/2,300rpm153mph/2,600rpm158mph/2,550rpm
Braking 70-0/60-0/30-0mph44.6/32.6/8.5 metres46.2/33.7/9.7 metres45.2/33.3/9.6 metres
Noise levels outside/idle/30/70mph60/50/59/57dB60/46/60/68dB62/47/60/69dB
Auto Express economy/range25.8mpg/312 miles26.6mpg/322 miles27.4mpg/362 miles
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined28.5/50.4/39.2mpg26.4/44.1/35.3mpg25.0/43.5/34.4mpg
Govt urban/extra-urban/combined6.3/11.1/8.6mpl5.8/9.7/7.8mpl7.6/9.6/5.5mpl
Actual/claimed CO2/tax bracket253/169g/km/23%245/185g/km/27%238/190g/km/29%
    
Airbags/Isofix/xenon headlightsSeven/yes/yesSeven/yes/yesSix/yes/£750
Adaptive dampers/rear park sensorsNo/yes£805/£445No/yes
Cruise control/leather/heated seats£200/yes/yes£235/yes/yesYes/yes/yes
Sat-nav/USB connection/Bluetooth£750/yes/yes£1,780/yes/yes£500/yes/yes
Tyre pressure monitor/climate controlNo/yes£40/yesYes/yes
 

Recommended

Ford Focus review
Ford Focus facelift - front cornering
Ford Focus

Ford Focus review

The Ford Focus is a great-handling family hatchback that matches its rivals on interior quality and cabin space
17 Mar 2022
Used Ford Focus (Mk3, 2011-2018) review
Facelifted Mk3 Ford Focus - front
Ford Focus Hatchback

Used Ford Focus (Mk3, 2011-2018) review

One of the best all-rounders in the competitive family hatchback sector, the Ford Focus is also brilliant to drive
28 Oct 2021
New Ford Focus unveiled with 2021 facelift and tech updates
Ford Focus ST Line - front
Ford Focus Hatchback

New Ford Focus unveiled with 2021 facelift and tech updates

Ford has given the Focus hatchback a refresh for 2021, with a new design and an improved infotainment suite
14 Oct 2021

Most Popular

Tipo 184: on the road in the Mazda MX-5 based kit car
Tipo 184 kit car front
Features

Tipo 184: on the road in the Mazda MX-5 based kit car

Inspired by classic Grand Prix racing cars, Darren Collins has created a model that faithfully recreates the originals, but with a twist - it’s actual…
11 May 2022
Best electric cars to buy 2022
Best electric cars
Electric cars

Best electric cars to buy 2022

There are more electric cars than ever to choose from, so we've picked some of the best you can buy in the UK now
28 Apr 2022
New Lucid Air 2022 review
Lucid Air - front tracking
Lucid Air

New Lucid Air 2022 review

Lucid's first model intends to make a lasting mark on the luxury EV market
13 May 2022