2013 Ford Focus ST: Fuel Economy Update for June
July 3, 2013
During June, we put 1,417 miles on our 2013 Ford Focus ST, and we're closing in on the 15,000 milestone. We took it on a 600-mile family road trip and averaged 27 mpg, then used it mostly in and around town. Over 7 tanks, we averaged 25.7 mpg. That squares pretty well with the EPA's 26 mpg combined rating.
On our worst tank, we averaged 21.3 mpg. But our best tank fell just short of our current record. We averaged 30.1 mpg around the middle of the month, just one-tenth shy of our current best. Not bad. The ST seems like a thirsty machine, but the numbers prove it not unreasonable considering what you get.
Dan Frio, Automotive Editor @ 14,345 miles
Worst Fill MPG: 13.3
Best Fill MPG: 30.2
Average Lifetime MPG: 22.6
EPA MPG Rating (City/Highway/Combined): 23/32/26
Best Range: 339.3
Current Odometer: 14,345