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Ford Focus MPG

MPG Number of Vehicles
16 miles per gallon 1 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 0 vehicles
22 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
23 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
24 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
25 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
26 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
27 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
28 miles per gallon 4 vehicles
29 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
30 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
31 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
32 miles per gallon 3 vehicles
33 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
34 miles per gallon 1 vehicles
35 miles per gallon 0 vehicles
36 miles per gallon 2 vehicles
Model Year Body/Powertrain MPG  
2006 2006 4dr Hatch 140-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 27.68
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With the engine, transmission, and rear-wheel drive, the 2006 Ford Focus has been averaging 27.68 MPG (miles per gallon).

The 2006 Ford Focuses in this analysis were driven mostly on the highway at an average speed of 83 miles per hour (about 46.5 percent of the miles driven). The rest of the miles were in the city (15.5 percent), in heavy traffic (12 percent), and in the suburbs (0 percent).

In addition, the average 2006 Ford Focus in this analysis was driven on flat terrain with a medium foot and the AC on only some of the time.
2006 2006 4dr Hatch 140-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 32.16
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2006 2006 2dr Hatch 140-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 29.84
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2006 2006 2dr Hatch 140-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 25
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 143-hp 2.0L I4 5-sp manual FWD 22.3
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2006 2006 4dr Sedan 140-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 30.77
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2006 2006 4dr Wagon 140-hp 2.0L I4 4-sp automatic FWD 15.5
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Real Gas Mileage of the 2006 Ford Focus

2006 Ford Focus Real Gas Mileage: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 2dr Hatch 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Car gets very respectable fuel economy. It is not a standout with todays new vehicles, but will hold its own. 100% city driving is usually met with a mpg average of approximately 28. This is good considering driving style is not suited for fuel mileage. On the highway, as long as speeds are kept around 70, the car will return figures from 32-37. see full Ford Focus review
2007 4dr Sedan 151-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Mileage isn't that great for a car its size (28-30 mpg highway), but it's still pretty good in the scheme of things. Also helps that it works fine w/ 87 octane fuel. see full Ford Focus review
2007 4dr Sedan 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
It gets over 32 mpg on the highway. see full Ford Focus review
2007 2dr Hatch 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
30+ mpg with an automatic and using the A/C is great! see full Ford Focus review
2007 4dr Sedan 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
I have a 30 mile per direction commute to work, so fuel economy was of utmost importance. This car gets better than average fuel economy because it is very lightweight. However, I average around 32mpg highway (80% highway) and around 21mpg city (20% city). This is not the purported 38/29 highway/city mpg that was advised at the time of purchase. see full Ford Focus review
2007 4dr Hatch 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
We consistently get 30-33 mpg on the road which puts it at the bottom of the barely acceptable IMHO. Still, that's better than most we looked at cars of that age. It has a small, but peppy engine that gives us all the power we're interested in. see full Ford Focus review
2007 4dr Sedan 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Very reasonable fuel economy for a 4-dr car. see full Ford Focus review
2007 4dr Wagon 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
My average fuel economy is in the low 30s when I measure it manually, and an aftermarket trip computer reports 40+ mpg on the highway and mid-20s in town. see full Ford Focus review
2006 4dr Sedan 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
If driven at 60 mph on freeway Have gotten 35 mpg.Most driving daily 65-75 gets 33 worst I have gotten was 29 mpg see full Ford Focus review
2006 2dr Hatch 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
5-speed manual FWD
My Focus consistantly returns 28-31 MPG per gallon mixed driving conditions and much higher on highway trips. see full Ford Focus review
2006 Ford Focus Real Gas Mileage: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Hatch 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
30+ mpg really is not nearly good enough. see full Ford Focus review
2005 4dr Wagon 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Fuel economy at 30 mpg (average) was OK but not spectacular. I blame the 4 speed automatic for that and suspect I might have done better with the 5 speed manual. see full Ford Focus review
2005 4dr Hatch 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Poor in town and highway. Extremely disappointed. I would not mind the 20mpg if this was translated into 0-60 times of 6 seconds - but it is not. I have no idea where the fuel goes - it is certainly not converted into power. see full Ford Focus review
2005 4dr Sedan 151-horsepower 2.3L I4
5-speed manual FWD
Economy is somewhat disappointing for a compact - I average 22 mpg around town. see full Ford Focus review
2005 4dr Hatch 136-horsepower 2.0L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
It was only rated at 24mpg by Consumer Reports - and with a smaller, less powerful engine than the 3 (which was rated at 25) see full Ford Focus review
 

2006 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.