2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Scion iM
The Ford Focus is truly a phenomenal vehicle with a huge fan following. In fact, at one point in time it actually held the title of best-selling car in the world, which is a major achievement. When this car originally went on sale way back in 1998, it launched a product revolution at the Ford Motor Company. The Ford Focus received its first major update since 2012 last year for the 2015 model year. As a result, most people expected the blue oval automaker to simply carry over the car for the new 2016 model year. However, that was simply not the case. Ford has updated and improved the car even more, taking an already great car and making it even better. Ford paid attention to the details and used premium materials and innovative technology when developing the new 2016 Focus. As a result, the customer excitement surrounding this model is at an all-time high right now, and our customers couldn’t be any more excited about it.
The compact car segment has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, and there is now more competition in this segment than ever. The newest vehicle in this segment is Scion’s new iM model that was first released this year for 2016. We have had a lot of customers coming into our dealership to ask us about the differences between the iM and the Focus. Therefore, we have decided to match the up against each other in our 2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Scion iM comparison review, continue reading to learn more about it.
|2016 Ford Focus||vs||2016 Scion iM|
|36 MPG||HWY Fuel Economy||36 MPG|
|160 @ 6500 RPM||Horsepower||137 @ 6100 RPM|
|146 @ 4450 RPM||Torque||126 @ 4000 RPM|
|90.7 cu-ft||Passenger Volume||90.4 cu-ft|
2016 Ford Focus: Bold and Fun
Drivers in the compact car segment want vehicles that get excellent fuel economy ratings without having to sacrifice athletic performance to get it. Luckily, that is exactly what the new 2016 Ford Focus delivers. The Focus comes equipped with a spry 2.0-liter I-4 engine that is able to produce an outstanding 160 horsepower with 146 pound-feet of torque. On the other hand, the new 2016 Scion iM is somewhat underpowered in comparison to the Focus. The 2016 Scion iM is only able to make 137 horsepower with 126 pound-feet of torque. Also, even though the new 2016 Ford Focus has better performance than the iM, it still is able to achieve a fuel economy rating that is on par with it. Both the 2016 Ford Focus and 2016 Scion iM get an outstanding 36 highway miles per gallon, which is very impressive. Therefore, drivers looking for the best of both worlds in regards to performance and fuel economy will want to strongly consider going with the new 2016 Ford Focus.
Some other ways that the new 2016 Ford Focus is superior to the 2016 Scion iM is with its style and overall reputation. The 2016 Ford Focus is the best looking vehicle in its class in our opinion. We aren’t saying that the iM is unattractive but it does not even come close to comparing to the head turning style of the Focus. Finally, the Focus has a solid reputation that has been built up over decades. So you know that you are getting a high quality vehicle that will exceed expectations. On the other hand, the iM is only entering into its first model year. Therefore, it does not have a proven reputation like the Focus.