2013 Ford Focus ST Long-Term Road Test

2013 Ford Focus ST: Fuel Economy Update For April

May 2, 2013

2013 Ford Focus ST

In the month of April, our long-term 2013 Ford Focus ST spun an additional near-1,000 miles onto its odometer and consumed 44 gallons of 91-octane fuel. That equates to 22.4 miles per gallon for the month, which is a bit better than its lifetime average, too.

We're still not hitting the Focus's EPA combined 26 mpg rating. I have a sneaking suspicion it might have something to do with its potent, torquey character and willing chassis.

Jason Kavanagh, Engineering Editor

Worst Fill MPG: 13.3
Best Fill MPG: 30.2
Average Lifetime MPG: 21.8
EPA MPG Rating (City/Highway/Combined): 23/32/26
Best Range: 309.1 miles
Current Odometer: 10,238 miles

Note: Cars are sometimes refueled before their fuel tanks are nearly empty. As such, "best" and "worst" fuel economy entries above are not necessarily the result of an entire tank's worth of driving.

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Edmunds Insurance Estimator

The Edmunds TCO® estimated monthly insurance payment for a 2013 Ford Focus ST in VA is:

$136 per month*
* Explanation