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2014 Ford Focus

2013 Hyundai Elantra

2014 Nissan Sentra

  2014 Ford Focus 2013 Hyundai Elantra 4-door Sedan Auto GLS (Alabama Plant) Angular Front Exterior View 2014 Nissan Sentra
MSRP
$16,810
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$16,695
$15,990
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Invoice $15,843 $16,208 $15,590
MPG
City/Highway
23/37 28/38 27/40
Rating
8.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.4
/ 10
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Bottom Line Even without considering the top-performance ST, the 2014 Ford Focus is one of the best-driving small cars on the market--with the impression of being an accessible premium car, not a spruced-up econobox. Read Full Review Civic who? Corolla what? The Hyundai Elantra's one of the new standard bearers in the compact class, with 38-mpg fuel economy, better safety, and class-leading standard features. Read Full Review The 2014 Nissan Sentra focuses on comfort, spaciousness and style over driving dynamics in an attempt to push this economy car up-market. Read Full Review
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Likes:

  • Precise steering, deft handling
  • Composed, refined ride
  • Focus ST is a hoot
  • Extroverted styling
  • MyFord Touch is a standout in this class

Dislikes:

  • Space-robbing dash design
  • Cluttered base audio controls
  • Pricer than other compacts
  • Road noise

Likes:

  • Emphatic design statement
  • Gas mileage is very good
  • Comes in sedan, coupe, and hatch
  • Smooth ride
  • Plenty of standard features

Dislikes:

  • Sluggish throttle response
  • Rear headroom is tight
  • Steering's better, not best
  • Gas mileage has been restated

Likes:

  • Rear seat legroom
  • Capacious trunk
  • Solid gas mileage

Dislikes:

  • Disappointing interior trims
  • Sluggish CVT performance
  • Uncomfortable front seat
  • Mediocre safety ratings
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