2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD MPG and Fuel Economy

On this page, you will find a complete guide to the miles per gallon and fuel efficiency data for the 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD.

The 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD runs on regular gasoline and is in the Compact Cars car class.

Whether you are considering a purchase of the car, or just wanting to find out how economical and environmentally friendly (or un-friendly) your 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD is, we have the information you need.

🛣 How Many Miles per Gallon (MPG) Does a 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD Get?

First off, the most commonly asked question. A 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD gets up to 28 miles per gallon in the city, and 39 miles per gallon on the highway.

The combined average MPG for the 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD is 32 miles per gallon.

💵 What is the Average Yearly Fuel Cost for a 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD?

The estimated fuel costs for the 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD is $1,950 per year.

That value has been estimated by government regulators based on 15,000 miles driven per year, using regular gasoline, and a split of 55% city driving and 45% highway driving.

If you were to compare a 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD to an average vehicle over 5 years, you will save $1,750 on fuel.

🛢 How Many Barrels of Petroleum Does a 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD Consume?

The 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD will consume roughly 9 barrels of petroleum per year, using the standard estimate of 15,000 miles per year.

The majority of the world's petroleum is sourced from countries like Saudi Arabia, Russia, Iraq, and the United States.


The table below covers all of the miles per gallon, engine specifications, and emission details we have for the 2012 Ford Focus SFE FWD.

City MPG 28
Highway MPG 39
Combined MPG 32
Save/Spend vs Average Car Save 1,750
Fuel Cost $1,950
Fuel Type 1 Regular
Barrels of Petroleum 9
Drive Front-Wheel Drive
Cylinders 4
Transmission Automatic (AM6)
Vehicle Class Compact Cars
Start/Stop? No
Supercharged? No
Turbocharged? No

Related Ford Models from 2012

If you're interested in other Ford models from 2012, you can find them in the table below. You can click the model link to find miles per gallon and emission information for that model.


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