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2012 Ford Focus

2012 Hyundai Elantra

  2012 Ford Focus 2012 Hyundai Elantra 4-door Sedan Auto GLS (Alabama Plant) Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$16,500
$15,345
Invoice $15,635 $14,918
MPG
City/Highway
26/38 28/38
Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
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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 Hyundai Elantra has officially left the Civic and Corolla in the dust, thanks to a 38-mpg gas mileage rating, a sleek look, and tremendous value for the money. Read Full Review
Likes &
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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:

  • Stunning design and details
  • Great gas mileage
  • Refined, quiet cabin
  • Rides smoothly
  • Standard features

Dislikes:

  • Sluggish throttle response
  • Rear headroom is tight
  • Steering's better, not best
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