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Compare 2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Honda Civic

2018 Ford Focus
2018 Honda Civic
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Electric Hatch
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Focus Electric Hatch N/A N/A $27,810 $29,120
Focus RS Hatch 19 26 $39,270 $41,120
Focus S Sedan 25 34 $17,323 $17,950
Focus SE Hatch 26 38 $19,615 $20,540
Focus SE Sedan 30 40 $18,378 $19,245
Focus SEL Hatch 24 34 $21,077 $22,070
Focus SEL Sedan 24 34 $20,886 $21,870
Focus ST Hatch 22 30 $24,038 $25,170
Focus Titanium Hatch 24 34 $23,369 $24,470
Focus Titanium Sedan 24 34 $23,178 $24,270
Select style
EX-L CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Civic Coupe EX-L CVT 31 40 $22,039 $23,725
Civic Coupe EX-T CVT 31 40 $20,998 $22,600
Civic Coupe EX-T Manual 30 41 $20,257 $21,800
Civic Coupe LX CVT 30 39 $18,729 $20,150
Civic Coupe LX Manual 28 39 $17,989 $19,350
Civic Coupe LX-P CVT 30 39 $19,655 $21,150
Civic Coupe Touring CVT 31 40 $24,539 $26,425
Civic Hatchback EX CVT 31 40 $21,599 $23,250
Civic Hatchback EX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $22,525 $24,250
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT 31 40 $23,914 $25,750
Civic Hatchback EX-L Navi CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $24,840 $26,750
Civic Hatchback LX CVT 31 40 $19,470 $20,950
Civic Hatchback LX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $20,396 $21,950
Civic Hatchback LX Manual 29 38 $18,729 $20,150
Civic Hatchback Sport CVT 30 36 $20,951 $22,550
Civic Hatchback Sport Manual 29 38 $20,211 $21,750
Civic Hatchback Sport Touring CVT 30 36 $26,691 $28,750
Civic Sedan EX CVT 31 40 $19,831 $21,340
Civic Sedan EX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $20,757 $22,340
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT 32 42 $22,294 $24,000
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT w/Honda Sensing 32 42 $23,220 $25,000
Civic Sedan EX-L CVT w/Navigation 32 42 $23,220 $25,000
Civic Sedan EX-T CVT 32 42 $20,905 $22,500
Civic Sedan EX-T CVT w/Honda Sensing 32 42 $21,831 $23,500
Civic Sedan EX-T Manual 31 42 $20,164 $21,700
Civic Sedan LX CVT 31 40 $18,350 $19,740
Civic Sedan LX CVT w/Honda Sensing 31 40 $19,276 $20,740
Civic Sedan LX Manual 28 40 $17,609 $18,940
Civic Sedan Touring CVT 32 42 $24,886 $26,800
Civic Si Coupe Manual 28 38 $22,386 $24,100
Civic Si Coupe Manual w/High Performance Tires 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Si Sedan Manual 28 38 $22,386 $24,100
Civic Si Sedan Manual w/High Performance Tires 28 38 $22,571 $24,300
Civic Type R Touring Manual 22 28 $32,200 $34,700
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,810
$22,039
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,120
$23,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$485 / month
$395 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.2
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2018 Ford Focus is irony on wheels: it comes in a dizzying range of models, of which the SEL and ST are our picks. The 2018 Honda Civic is a good car made better by plenty of options and value at nearly every stop.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 31 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 35.9
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 36.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.7 88.6
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 48.1
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 56.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 34.5
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 42.3
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 54.1
Exterior Dimensions
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 60.9
Length, Overall (in)
172.9 176.9
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 54.9
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 61.5
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
33.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.2 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 11.9
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 10.2
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 11.1
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 35.7
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P215/50HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P215/50HR17
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3640 2900
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 162 @ 1700
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 174 @ 6000
Displacement
- 1.5 L/91
Fuel System
- Gasoline Direct Injection
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
96 -
Battery Range (mi)
115 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
118 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
107 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 31
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 35
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 40
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.82 4.81
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44H NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.65 - 0.41
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 1.86
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Honda Civic Coupe
Body Style
Hatchback Coupe
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 12.4
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 5.0
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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