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Ford Focus MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
8 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
9 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
10 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
11 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
12 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
13 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
14 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
15 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
16 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
17 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
18 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
19 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
20 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
21 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 20 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 35 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 34 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 17 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 27 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 19 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 19 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 10 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 23 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 9 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 13 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 6 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
37 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
38 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
39 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
40 miles per gallon 0 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 0 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 1 vehicles
89 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
90 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2003 2003 4dr Hatch 130-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 31.41
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With the turbocharged 523hp 6.0L V12 engine, 5-speed shiftable automatic transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2003 Ford Focus has been averaging 31.41 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2003 Ford Focuses in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 98 miles per hour (about 57.2 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (11.2 percent), in heavy traffic (6.8 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2003 Ford Focus in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a light foot and the AC not used at all.
2003 2003 2dr Hatch 143-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 26.46
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2003 2003 2dr Hatch 140-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 34
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2003 2003 2dr Hatch 145-hp 2.3L I4 5-sp manual FWD 31.01
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2003 2003 2dr Hatch 130-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 28.8
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2003 2003 2dr Hatch 130-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 29
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan 140-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 30.49
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2003 2003 4dr Sedan 140-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 27.47
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2003 2003 4dr Wagon 130-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 29.74
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2003 Ford Focus

2003 Ford Focus Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 2dr Hatch 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Fuel economy, although not great is good. Helps my daughter on a limited budget. see full Ford Focus review
2004 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I could go for days without filling it up if I drove like a normal person. I put almost 200 miles on it in two weeks so that good fuel economy helped. see full Ford Focus review
2004 4dr Sedan 145-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
While not as high as my 1986 Mazda 626 at 34mpg the Mazda was not as quick. So I am quite satisfied with the 32-33mpg I currently get. see full Ford Focus review
2003 4dr Wagon 145-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Overall, 30MPG is very reasonable. see full Ford Focus review
2003 4dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
25 to 35 MPG see full Ford Focus review
2002 2dr Hatch 130-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
fairly good see full Ford Focus review
2003 Ford Focus Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2004 2dr Hatch 145-horsepower 2.3L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Lower than expected (23-24mpg avg), but performance makes up for it. see full Ford Focus review
2003 4dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
Suburban fuel economy is acceptable, at nearly 30 mpg. But on the highway, with the engine spinning well over 3,000 rpm, fuel economy also struggles to crack 30. Many much larger, much more powerful cars achieve better highway fuel economy. Some owners have fitted the fifth gear from the related transmission in the Mazda6 to get more of an overdrive. see full Ford Focus review
2003 2dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
It is very heavy on fuel. Around 11.5l/100km in town and 7.0 to 8.0l/100km on the open road. see full Ford Focus review
2003 4dr Hatch 170-horsepower 2.0L I4
6-speed manual FWD
I wasn't personally very focused on fuel economy, but the SVT wasn't very fuel efficient for a fairly light car with a normally-aspirated 2.0-liter engine. The original EPA ratings were 21 mpg city, 25 mpg highway. Using the 2008+ adjustments, they'd be 18/23 if the car was available today. see full Ford Focus review
 

2003 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.