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2007 Ford Galaxy vs. 2008 Ford Focus

To start off, 2008 Ford Focus is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2007 Ford Galaxy. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2007 Ford Galaxy would be higher. At 1,894 cc (4 cylinders), 2007 Ford Galaxy is equipped with a bigger engine. In terms of performance, 2008 Ford Focus (99 HP @ 6000 RPM) has 10 more horse power than 2007 Ford Galaxy. (89 HP @ 4000 RPM) In normal driving conditions, 2008 Ford Focus should accelerate faster than 2007 Ford Galaxy. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2007 Ford Galaxy weights approximately 287 kg more than 2008 Ford Focus.

Both vehicles are front wheel drive (FWD). Which offers better traction when its slippery than rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2007 Ford Galaxy (240 Nm @ 1900 RPM) has 95 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Ford Focus. (145 Nm @ 4000 RPM). This means 2007 Ford Galaxy will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Ford Focus.

Compare all specifications:

2007 Ford Galaxy 2008 Ford Focus
Make Ford Ford
Model Galaxy Focus
Year Released 2007 2008
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 1894 cc 1595 cc
Engine Cylinders 4 cylinders 4 cylinders
Engine Type in-line in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 89 HP 99 HP
Engine RPM 4000 RPM 6000 RPM
Torque 240 Nm 145 Nm
Torque RPM 1900 RPM 4000 RPM
Engine Bore Size 79.5 mm 79 mm
Engine Stroke Size 95.5 mm 81.4 mm
Engine Compression Ratio 18.0:1 11.0:1
Fuel Type Diesel Gasoline - Premium
Top Speed 164 km/hour 175 km/hour
Acceleration 0-100mph 17.2 seconds 12.9 seconds
Drive Type Front Front
Transmission Type Manual Manual
Number of Doors 5 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 1739 kg 1452 kg
Vehicle Length 4650 mm 4340 mm
Vehicle Width 1820 mm 1830 mm
Vehicle Height 1800 mm 1610 mm
Wheelbase Size 2840 mm 2650 mm
Fuel Consumption Overall 6.7 L/100km 6.9 L/100km
Fuel Tank Capacity 70 L 53 L


 

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