2012 Ford Focus SE With Super Fuel Economy Package Road Test Specs | Edmunds

2012 Ford Focus - Road Test Specs

2012 Ford Focus Sedan

(2.0L 4-cyl. FFV 5-speed Manual)


Model year2012
StyleSE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6A)
Base MSRP$17,400
Options on test vehicle202A Package ($875 -- includes MyFord Sync, MyFord Drive Tech with six-speaker audio, Sync voice-activation); Powershift Transmission ($1,095); Super Fuel Economy Package ($495 -- includes 16-inch aero-style steel wheels, rear spoiler)
As-tested MSRP$19,865 (plus $795 destination)


Drive typeFront-wheel Drive
Engine typeNaturally aspirated, direct-injected inline-4, gasoline
Displacement (cc/cu-in)1,999/122
Block/head materialAluminum/aluminum
ValvetrainDOHC, four valves per cylinder, variable intake + exhaust-valve timing
Compression ratio (x:1)12.0
Horsepower (hp @ rpm)160 @ 6,500
Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)146 @ 4,450
Fuel typeRegular unleaded
Transmission typeSix-speed auto-double-clutch manual with console shifter
Transmission and axle ratios (x:1)I = 3.917; II = 2.429; III = 1.436; IV = 1.021; V = 0.867; VI = 0.702; R = 3.507; Final Drive = 3.850


Suspension, frontIndependent MacPherson struts, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, stabilizer bar
Suspension, rearIndependent multilink, coil springs, twin-tube dampers, stabilizer bar
Steering typeElectric speed-proportional power steering
Steering ratio (x:1)14.7
Tire brandMichelin
Tire modelPrimacy MXV4
Tire typeAll-season front and rear
Tire size, frontP215/55R16
Tire size, rearP215/55R16
Wheel size16-by-6.5 inches front and rear
Wheel materialSteel
Brakes, front10.9-inch ventilated steel discs with single-piston sliding calipers
Brakes, rear10.7-inch solid steel discs with single-piston sliding calipers

Fuel Consumption

EPA fuel economy (mpg)28 city/40 highway/33 combined
Fuel tank capacity (U.S. gal.)12.4

Dimensions & Capacities

Curb weight, mfr. claim (lbs.)2,907
Length (in.)178.5
Width (in.)71.8
Height (in.)57.8
Wheelbase (in.)104.3
Track, front (in.)61.2
Track, rear (in.)60.4
Turning circle (ft.)36.0
Legroom, front (in.)43.7
Legroom, rear (in.)33.2
Headroom, front (in.)38.3
Headroom, rear (in.)38.0
Shoulder room, front (in.)55.6
Shoulder room, rear (in.)53.7
Seating capacity5
Cargo volume (cu-ft)13.2


Bumper-to-bumper3 years/36,000 miles
Powertrain5 years/60,000 miles
Corrosion5 years/Unlimited miles
Roadside assistance5 years /60,000 miles


Front airbagsStandard
Side airbagsDual front
Head airbagsFront and rear
Antilock brakesFour-wheel ABS
Electronic brake enhancementsElectronic brakeforce distribution
Traction controlTraction control
Stability controlStability control
Tire-pressure monitoring systemTire-pressure monitoring
NHTSA crash test, driverNot tested
NHTSA crash test, passengerNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side frontNot tested
NHTSA crash test, side rearNot tested
NHTSA rollover resistanceNot tested
IIHS offsetGood

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