Ford Focus RS vs Renault Megane RS

Picture of Renault Megane RS (Mk III)
Picture of Ford Focus RS
Category Renault Megane RSFord Focus RS
Max power (ps / bhp) 250 / 247305 / 301
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 340 / 251440 / 325
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1387 / 30581467 / 3234
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 180 / 178208 / 205

Performance

Category Renault Megane RSFord Focus RS
0 - 40 kph 2.1 s2.0 s
0 - 50 kph 2.6 s2.6 s
0 - 100 kph 5.9 s5.8 s
0 - 200 kph 22.0 s21.1 s
1000 m 25.9 s26.2 s @ 206.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 16.1 s15.3 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 5.5 s5.4 s
0 - 100 mph 13.3 s13.0 s
Est. 1/8 mile 9.9 s @ 86.4 mph9.8 s @ 87.6 mph
1/4 mile 14.2 s14.2 s @ 101.3 mph
Top speed 245 kph (152 mph)263 kph (163 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.53 g (5 m/s²)0.54 g (5 m/s²)

Summary

Category Renault Megane RSFord Focus RS
Track Performance 20772041
Straight line speed 11151197
Total 31923238

Verdict

There is no clear winner in this comparison.

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Nick Harry  9y ago

The Renault wins. Hot hatchery is all about all round talent. If you want only straight line speed, buy a dragster. Track times show the better drivers' car.


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esel  10y ago

funny. the megane is so much cheaper yet it's better. i heard the french came up with fwd but damn! it's so much better than anything else(cupraR, 3mps, gti etc)


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Rootes is a clown  10y ago

The Rs is a better car. In real life driving say overtaking the Rs hammers the megane, 100nm more torque for a start. Ive driven both and I choose the Rs because unlike the megane it really turns heads. As far as "Rootes" goes you are an utter tool!! Look under the bonnet and you will find a volvo straight 5 engine, i really dont understand what you mean???


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@rabitron  10y ago

Focus looks better ?!? wtf, are you drunk ? its like you would compare Angelina with Hilary Clinton rofl


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Rootes  10y ago

to rabitron: I think you are never seen a Focus RS because the \"quality\" is really disappointing and behind the last Megane RS. Just look how the Ford Recaro\'s seats are installed or the view under the hood, it\'s just a shame.
About reliability and quality, Renault and the other french manufacturers have no lessons to learn from Ford...


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angel  10y ago

Wow, now Ford Focus RS is faster than Renault Megane RS! NICE


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rabitron 5  11y ago

take the looks into consideration, the Focus looks a lot better than the megane inside and out, especialy with that green. theres not a lot of difference between the two with power so id rather have the focus. At the end of the day the megane is french so that says a lot for what the buildn quality will be like!


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marc p  11y ago

get in there renault!.
so tell me ford what use did that extra 50bhp have?.


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Anonymous.  11y ago

Dont forget, that we live in America, where there are More turns.


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Achimek  11y ago

Dont forget that we live in europe and there are turns :)


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Yaspaa  11y ago

I'll happily take 2nd best.


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Anonymous  11y ago

haha the renault cost less and is faster...but the focus beats every car in streat line


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jhp  11y ago

In a straight the rs eats the megane. Look at autocar


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Brad  11y ago

wow, megane is faster than focus


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marr  11y ago

megane 250 rs hothatch king


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Wojtek  11y ago

It seems that we have new king in FWD class!!!