Peugeot 207 2006 vs Ford Focus 2008

Peugeot 207
2006 - 2009
Ford Focus
2008 - 2011
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 109 HP100 HP
Torque: 147 NM150 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds11.9 seconds
Peugeot 207 is more dynamic to drive.
Peugeot 207 engine produces 9 HP more power than Ford Focus, but torque is 3 NM less than Ford Focus. Thanks to more power Peugeot 207 reaches 100 km/h speed 1.3 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 7.06.7
Real fuel consumption: 7.9 l/100km7.7 l/100km
By specification Peugeot 207 consumes 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Ford Focus, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Peugeot 207 could require 45 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Peugeot 207 consumes 0.2 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Ford Focus.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 710 km in combined cycle820 km in combined cycle
890 km on highway1000 km on highway
630 km with real consumption710 km with real consumption
Ford Focus gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Engine production duration: 15 years4 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 10 other car models, including Peugeot 307, Citroen Xsara, Citroen C3, Peugeot 206Used only for this car
In general, the longer and for more car models an engine is produced, the better its serviceability and availability of spare parts. Peugeot 207 might be a better choice in this respect.
Hydraulic tappets: yesno
The Peugeot 207 engine has hydraulic tappets (lifters), providing quieter operation and no need for periodic adjustment, but they are more complex in design and can cause serious engine damage in case of failure.


Length: 4.03 m4.34 m
Width: 1.72 m1.84 m
Height: 1.47 m1.50 m
Peugeot 207 is smaller.
Peugeot 207 is 31 cm shorter than the Ford Focus, 12 cm narrower, while the height of Peugeot 207 is 3 cm lower.
Trunk capacity: 270 litres396 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
923 litres1247 litres
Ford Focus has more luggage space.
Peugeot 207 has 126 litres less trunk space than the Ford Focus. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Ford Focus (by 324 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.4 meters10.6 meters
The turning circle of the Peugeot 207 is 0.2 metres less than that of the Ford Focus.
Power steering: Hydraulic power steeringElectric power steering
Hydraulic power steering is technologically more complex, louder, increases fuel consumption and requires more servicing. It has the advantages of more power, less strain on the car's electrical system and better feedback (feeling) when steering.
Gross weight (kg): 1`6701`710
Safety: no data

Ford Focus has slightly fewer faults.
Deffect rate in annual technical inspection is similar for both cars, it's slightly higher for Peugeot 207, so Ford Focus quality could be a bit better.
Average price (€): 20002600
Rating in user reviews: 6.8/10 6.8/10
Pros and Cons: Peugeot 207 has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • hydraulic power steering
  • lower price
Ford Focus has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • electric power steering
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