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2012 Ford Focus

2012 Chevrolet Cruze

  2012 Ford Focus 2012 Chevrolet Cruze 4-door Sedan LTZ Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$16,500
$16,800
Invoice $15,635 $16,212
MPG
City/Highway
26/38 25/42
Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.0
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Bottom Line With the 2012 Focus, Ford shows that small cars don't have to feel so banal, with charismatic compacts that are more satisfying to drive, more luxurious, and better-equipped. Read Full Review The 2012 Chevrolet Cruze is a practical, comfortable, fuel-efficient, and a strong value, but it does lack the nimble, tossable feel that some small-car fans appreciate. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Awesome poise and handling
  • Good steering feel
  • Firm but supple ride
  • Coolness of MyFord Touch

Dislikes:

  • Seats don't fold neatly
  • Moderate road noise
  • Cluttered audio controls (base layout)

Likes:

  • Firm but comfortable ride
  • Gas mileage
  • Pleasing materials and trims
  • Wide range of seat adjustability
  • Large trunk

Dislikes:

  • Unremarkable exterior
  • Climate controls placed too low
  • Not much driving excitement
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