Ford Fiesta 2002 vs Ford Focus 2001

Ford Fiesta
2002 - 2005
Ford Focus
2001 - 2005
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Petrol1.6 Petrol
Camshaft drive: Timing beltTiming belt


Power: 100 HP100 HP
Torque: 146 NM145 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 10.6 seconds11.2 seconds
Ford Fiesta is more dynamic to drive.
Ford Fiesta and Ford Focus have the same engine power, but Ford Fiesta torque is 1 NM more than Ford Focus. Ford Fiesta reaches 100 km/h speed 0.6 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.66.8
Real fuel consumption: 7.5 l/100km7.5 l/100km
By specification Ford Fiesta consumes 0.2 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 30 litres of fuel.
Fuel tank capacity: 45 litres55 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 680 km in combined cycle800 km in combined cycle
860 km on highway1010 km on highway
600 km with real consumption730 km with real consumption
Ford Focus gets more mileage on one fuel tank.


Average engine lifespan: 470'000 km420'000 km
Engine resource depends largely on regular maintenance and the quality of the oils and fuels used, but under equal conditions the average life of a Ford Fiesta engine could be longer.
Engine production duration: 11 years6 years
Engine spread: Installed on at least 2 other car models, including Ford C-Max, Ford FusionUsed 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. Ford Fiesta might be a better choice in this respect.


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): 1`5401`590
above average

above average
Ford Fiesta has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Ford Focus has serious deffects in 20 percent more cases than Ford Fiesta, so Ford Fiesta quality is probably better
Average price (€): 1000800
Rating in user reviews: 7.5/10 7.4/10
Pros and Cons: Ford Fiesta has
  • more dynamic
  • longer expected engine lifespan
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Ford Focus has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • roomier boot
  • higher safety
  • lower price
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