2016 Ford Focus RS vs Subaru WRX STi: Not The Right Battle

Although the Subaru WRX STi is still one of top performance model in the market, there is no denying that their comeptitors have been closing in on them.

The Subaru WRX STi currently runs on a 305hp engine with 290lb ft of torque. With the engine, the Subaru WRX STi will be able to go from 0-60mph in 4.7 seconds with a top speed of 159mph. The Subaru WRX STi will also return about 17mpg in the city and 23mpg on the highway.

Rivals like the Ford Focus RS on the other hand will be coming in with a 2.3 liter 4 cylinder engine that will be offering about 350hp and 350lb ft of torque. The Ford Focus RS will only will 4.6 seconds to go from 0-60mph and has a top speed of 165mph. The Ford Focus RS will return about 20mpg in the city and 29pg on the highway.

The Subaru WRX STi will retail for $35,490 while the Ford Focus RS will retail for $36,605.

Steven Estevez

I am an automotive journalist with 15 years of experience. I am writing articles for the Motoring Crunch magazine. I love everything related to cars, trucks and pickups, as well as motorcycles. My contact e-mail: [email protected]

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