Ford Fiesta 2003 vs Ford Focus 2001

Ford Fiesta
2003 - 2003
Ford Focus
2001 - 2005
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.2 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 70 HP75 HP
Torque: 106 NM123 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 15.3 seconds14.4 seconds
Ford Focus is a more dynamic driving.
Ford Fiesta engine produces 5 HP less power than Ford Focus, whereas torque is 17 NM less than Ford Focus. Due to the lower power, Ford Fiesta reaches 100 km/h speed 0.9 seconds later.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.26.6
Real fuel consumption: 6.9 l/100km7.3 l/100km
The Ford Fiesta is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Ford Fiesta consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford Focus, which means that by driving the Ford Fiesta over 15,000 km in a year you can save 60 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Ford Fiesta consumes 0.4 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford Focus.
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 720 km in combined cycle830 km in combined cycle
900 km on highway1010 km on highway
650 km with real consumption750 km with real consumption
Ford Focus gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Length: 3.92 m4.17 m
Width: 1.68 m1.70 m
Height: 1.46 m1.43 m
Ford Fiesta is smaller, but slightly higher.
Ford Fiesta is 25 cm shorter than the Ford Focus, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Ford Fiesta is 3 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 284 litres350 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
947 litres1210 litres
Ford Focus has more luggage space.
Ford Fiesta has 66 litres less trunk space than the Ford Focus. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Ford Focus (by 263 litres).
Turning diameter: 9.8 meters10.9 meters
The turning circle of the Ford Fiesta is 1.1 metres less than that of the Ford Focus, which means Ford Fiesta can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): no data1`570
above average

below average
Ford Fiesta has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Ford Focus has serious deffects in 25 percent more cases than Ford Fiesta, so Ford Fiesta quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 1000800
Rating in user reviews: 7.5/10 7.4/10
Pros and Cons: Ford Fiesta has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Ford Focus has
  • more power
  • more dynamic
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • higher safety
  • lower price
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