The new Ford Focus is the most rewarding compact sedan to drive. That's a subjective opinion, however. To put its dynamic capabilities into cold, hard numbers, we brought the new Focus to the Edmunds.com test track. Acceleration was tested with 0-60 and quarter-mile tests, while braking was calculated using 60-0. Handling tests included a timed slalom and two trips around a skid pad to generate a lateral acceleration calculation.
Read the Edmunds.com Ford Focus review.