2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Scion iM
2016 Ford Focus 2016 Scion iM
$17,170 MSRP $18,460
36 MPG HWY Fuel Economy 36 MPG
160 @ 6500 RPM Horsepower 137 @ 6100 RPM
146 @ 4450 RPM Torque 126 @ 4000 RPM

2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Scion iM

2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Scion iM

The Ford Focus is by far one of the most dominant vehicles in the compact sedan segment. The Focus was originally released in 1998 to rave reviews, and it has continued to grow in popularity since then. In fact, the Focus surpassed the Toyota Corolla in 2012 to become the best-selling nameplate in the world, which is a huge accomplishment. The new 2016 Ford Focus was recently released, and the new model is by far the most advanced version of the Focus to ever hit the market.

The Ford Focus is by far the best and most dominant vehicle in the compact sedan segment. However, there are a lot of worthy competitors that challenge the Focus for market share every year. One of the newest competitors in the compact car segment is Scion’s iM model. The Scion iM is currently in its very first model year, and has been selling extremely well so far. Therefore, we have decided to match up the 2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Scion iM in order to show some of the many ways that the 2016 Ford Focus is superior to the competitors on the market.

Anyone in the market for a compact sedan would be wise to not overlook the new 2016 Ford Focus. This vehicle will exceed all of your expectations in the new 2016 model year, we guarantee it.

2016 Ford Focus: Compact Fun

When you match up the 2016 Ford Focus against the 2016 Scion iM, there are some areas where the Ford Focus is clearly superior. One example of this is with its performance characteristics. Most of the Focus models come equipped with a 2.0-liter, direct-injection, I-4 engine. This powertrain is able to produce 160 horsepower with 146 pound-feet of torque, which is more than enough power to weave through traffic during your daily commute. On the other hand, the 2016 Scion iM is very underpowered in comparison to the 2016 Ford Focus. The 2016 Scion iM is only able to produce 137 horsepower with 126 pound-feet of torque. In addition to that, Ford also makes a Focus RS model that brings the performance of this compact to the next-level. The 2016 Ford Focus RS is able to produce 350 horsepower with 350 pound-feet of torque, which is superior to every other vehicle in the segment.


Typically, when a vehicle offers superior performance, you have to sacrifice on fuel economy. However, that is simply not the case with the new 2016 Ford Focus. We were surprised to learn that the Ford Focus boasts a fuel economy rating that is on par with the Scion iM even though it offers significantly better performance. Both the 2016 Scion iM and 2016 Ford Focus boast 36 miles per gallon on the highway, which is very impressive.

Anyone interested in learning more about the new 2016 Ford Focus is encouraged to visit us here at Matt Ford. We would be more than happy to answer any questions that you might have about this vehicle, and set you up with a test drive.

2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Scion iM