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Ford Focus MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
23 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 11 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 7 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 5 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
41 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
42 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
43 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
44 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
45 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
46 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
47 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
48 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
49 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
50 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
51 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
52 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
53 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
54 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
55 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
56 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
57 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
58 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
59 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
60 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
61 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
62 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
63 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
64 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
65 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
66 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
67 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
68 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
69 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
70 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
71 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
72 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
73 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
74 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
75 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
76 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
77 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
78 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
79 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
80 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
81 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
82 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
83 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
84 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
85 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
86 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
87 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
88 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
89 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
90 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
91 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
92 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
93 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
94 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
95 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
96 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
97 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
98 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2012 2012 4dr Hatch 160-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 31.21
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With the 160-horsepower 2.0L I4 engine, 5-speed manual transmission, and front-wheel drive, the 2012 Ford Focus has been averaging 31.21 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2012 Ford Focuses in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 68 miles per hour (about 60.3 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (20 percent), in heavy traffic (5.6 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2012 Ford Focus in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2012 2012 4dr Hatch 160-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD 32.25
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2012 2012 4dr Hatch 160-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automatic FWD 33.97
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 160-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automated manual FWD 40.02
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2012 2012 4dr Sedan 160-hp 2.0L I4 6-sp automatic FWD 31.91
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TrueDelta Reviews the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearComment
2013 Yes, the most impressive aspect of the Focus ST's engine is its fuel economy. A Mitsubishi Evo is rated 17 mpg city, 23 mpg highway by the EPA. A MazdaSpeed3, 18/25. The Ford Focus ST easily exceeds them both, with guilt-free EPA ratings of 23/32. Not that the engine's performance isn't also impressive. With 252 horsepower and 270 foot-pounds of torque, the limiting factor at low speeds is the ability of the front tires to transfer this power and torque to the pavement. At higher speeds it's quick, but not blazingly so. At 3,300 pounds, the Focus ST is too heavy for that. The car's quietness and refinement aren't entirely without a downside. The turbo's boost comes on as a smooth surge, not with a punch to the lower back. Consequently, the Focus ST doesn't feel as quick as it is. see full Ford Focus review
 

What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2012 Ford Focus

2012 Ford Focus Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Hatch turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Have never managed to achieve the posted fuel economy average for this car (26), even with extremely careful driving,70% highway. Driving it hard nets only a few mpg worse than hypermile type driving. see full Ford Focus review
2012 4dr Sedan 160-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
It has more horsepower, torque and is quieter than my other car, but gets 4 mpg higher fuel economy in the same driving. see full Ford Focus review
2012 4dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed automated manual FWD
Very good highway mileage; city mpg average at best see full Ford Focus review
2012 4dr Hatch 160-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed automatic FWD
Decent fuel economy. Hitting over 30mpg and occasionaly above 35. see full Ford Focus review
2012 Ford Focus Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2013 4dr Hatch turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
It's relatively easy in the other Focus models to average low to mid 30's for economy. This matches the EPA estimates. But the ST struggles to achieve anything close to EPA estimates in the real world. Mileage is more like a minivan than a small sedan. They should have included better engine management (like stop/start) or even separate fuel maps for economy and Sport modes. see full Ford Focus review
 

2012 Ford Focus Gas Mileage (MPG)

Unlike other fuel economy surveys, TrueDelta's Real-World Gas Mileage Survey includes questions about how and where a car was driven. So you can get an idea of the Ford Focus's real-world MPG based on how and where you drive a car.