2012 Ford Focus vs 2012 Toyota Corolla Manchester | New Ford Focus For Sale NH

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2012 Ford Focus vs Toyota Corolla

2012 Corolla

For 2012 the Ford and the Toyota Corolla both in a crowded and competitive field of good cars with prices in the $16,000-$17,000 range. redesigned, the 2012 Ford looks, feels, and smells the future. It makes its claim as the and fuel-mileage leader in the compact car The new 2.0-liter engine is super but the new 6-speed automatic transmission at quirky times. The fabric are super, the interior materials and the wraparound cockpit cozy. The Focus chassis is 30 percent It uses a crash structure for the larger Taurus. More 55 percent is high-strength steels, Boron B-pillars and front and a decoupling powertrain cradle to the engine out of the cabin in a head-on The Corolla, a four-door, compact with front-wheel drive, is to buy and operate, yet it is known for its reliability. The generation Corolla dates 2009. Styling was freshened for Changes for 2012 are minimal: The Corolla now comes standard power windows, locks, and keyless entry.

Handling and Power

All 2012 models use an all-new 2.0-liter with direct injection and variable valve timing. A manual transmission is standard, automatic optional, with manual mode an option to the transmission. The engine makes 160 and 146 pound-feet of torque, an increase last year’s engine. plenty powerful, but mostly, extremely smooth. There’s an power steering system, and rack-mounted, and the ratio has been quickened from 16:1 to Torque Vectoring Control is a new feature. It enhances cornering by applying the brakes to the inside wheel, under acceleration.

All Corolla models use the same a 1.8-liter four-cylinder with dual variable valve and direct fuel injection. is rated at 132 and horsepower and 128 pound-feet of Performance and handling are average for the The suspension feels soft the ride can get choppy on rough It’s quiet inside underway. Horsepower is about for the class. Acceleration performance is but not overly peppy with the automatic transmission.

Exterior Design

The Focus like a big Fiesta, with an Ford shape. It’s longer and wider. The new Focus model is especially aerodynamic The windshield is steeply raked and steeply dropped to the liftgate making about as much of a as a chopped hatchback can be. Ford the distinctive wide-mouthed grille a trapezoid. Sculpted lines at the and door handles flow from neat modest front fenders to give the a forward-moving slant: kinetic energy, Ford calls it. The window outline is shaped a picture of smoke traveling a sleek car in a wind tunnel.

The looks like a little and the fit and finish is high quality. its solid roofline, four and short overhangs, it looks a bigger car. The design of the includes three bars in the an iconic Toyota emblem in the of the grille, smooth front that surrounds optional and a tidy functional air intake black mesh under the It all sweeps nicely back and The bumper underlines odd headlamps, a sweeping outline but they’re and stick out at the corners. They’re in a three-dimensional sense, but sleek in shape.

Overview of Cabin Space

Ford went all-out the new Focus interior, there are great things, starting the standard seats in sturdy and the leather-like seats in the SEL. The that are in front of the driver’s are easy to read: big tach and with cool blue fuel and engine temp them, and easy-to-read digital above the fuel and temp. The features MyFord Touch by SYNC connectivity system. It twin high-resolution screens, an 8-inch touch screen in the console, to communicate with car. The driver uses of the five senses: see, touch.

Inside the Corolla is a cabin with straightforward and minimal distractions. The seats are and getting in and out is easy. Design is while materials and patterns are and understated. The trim materials inexpensive, but not cheap; clearly basic stuff. The front are comfortable, with nice rests on both sides, and in and out of the seats is easy. The rear offers 36.3 inches of which isn’t much, but about average for the class. The floor is flat except for a incline at the back of the console the front seats. The 60/40 folding rear seats has its side behind the driver, so you can long objects and still put two behind the passenger

Entry Level Comparison

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S represents the Focus as the entry model. It comes well with cloth upholstery, control with air filtration, door locks and front full center console, 4-speaker AM/FM/CD3/MP3 sound fold-flat rear seat, steering wheel, 15-inch wheels, halogen headlamps, and grille, mirrors and door

The base level Corolla L with fabric upholstery, air with air filter, AM/FM/CD/WMA/MP3 stereo, multi-information display, steering wheel, six-way driver seat, 60/40 folding rear seat, mirrors, outside temperature and 15-inch steel wheels. windows and locks with keyless entry have added for 2012.

Safety Features

Safety in all 2012 Focus models six airbags with the latest electronic stability control, brakes (ABS) with Brake-force Distribution and Brake and tire pressure monitor.

The standard safety, similar to the Focus offers, includes six dual frontal, front airbags, side curtain Vehicle Stability Control, Control, Antilock Braking Electronic Brake-force Distribution and Assist, plus the federally tire pressure monitor. It features the Smart Stop brake-override system.


The Corolla is a practical sedan a solid reputation, and gets fuel mileage. Toyota has more standard equipment in years. But the Corolla’s ride, and automatic transmission are not without In the third year of this competition has zoomed past. One of competitors is the 2012 Ford which comes in sedan and versions and was completely redesigned for model year. The Focus is good, with a suspension on the soft side. Overall the is the new technology leader in the compact car The new Ford Focus comes a 6-speed automatic and it has been to be smoother and better able to the engine in the heart of the power than the 4-speed automatic in the can. For more on these visit the official Ford site and the Toyota Corolla .

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