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2013 Toyota Matrix

2013 Ford Focus

  2013 Toyota Matrix 2013 Ford Focus
Invoice $18,216 $15,269
20/32 23/38
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Bottom Line With the frugality of a Corolla and hatchback versatility, the 2013 Toyota Matrix delivers on practicality but falls short if you expect a hot hatch. Read Full Review Whether or not you consider the exciting new ST performance model, the 2013 Ford Focus lineup is evidence that small cars don't have to feel so appliance-like. Read Full Review
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  • Hatchback versatility
  • Comfortable ride
  • City-friendly maneuverability


  • Unexciting interior trims
  • Road noise
  • Disappointing gas mileage
  • Seats lack support


  • Excellent handling and steering
  • Composed, refined ride
  • Focus ST is a hoot
  • Extroverted styling
  • MyFord Touch is unrivaled in this class


  • Instrument panel design robs space
  • Cluttered audio controls (base layout)
  • Moderate road noise
  • Somewhat pricier than other compacts
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