Compare 2018 Ford Focus vs 2019 Toyota Corolla

2018 Ford Focus
2019 Toyota Corolla
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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
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L CVT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Corolla L CVT 28 36 $17,673 $18,700
Corolla LE CVT 28 36 $17,717 $19,135
Corolla LE Eco CVT 30 40 $18,088 $19,535
Corolla LE Eco w/Premium Package CVT 29 38 $18,088 $19,535
Corolla SE CVT 28 35 $19,115 $20,645
Corolla SE Manual 27 35 $20,245 $21,865
Corolla XLE CVT 28 36 $20,495 $22,135
Corolla XSE CVT 28 35 $21,185 $22,880
Corolla Hatchback SE CVT 32 42 $19,666 $21,240
Corolla Hatchback SE Manual 28 37 $18,648 $20,140
Corolla Hatchback XSE CVT 30 38 $22,444 $24,240
Corolla Hatchback XSE Manual 28 37 $21,426 $23,140

Pricing

Invoice Price

$27,810
$17,673

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$29,120
$18,700

Monthly Payment Estimate

$485 / month
$312 / month

The Car Connection's Take

TCC Rating

6.2
5.3

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 2019 Toyota Corolla is a fun choice as a hatchback, but we’d skip the sedan in favor of its competitors.

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Fuel Economy

City

Coming Soon 28 mpg

Highway

Coming Soon 36 mpg

Vehicle

EPA Classification

Compact Cars Midsize Cars

Interior Dimensions

Second Leg Room (in)

33.2 41.4

Front Head Room (in)

38.3 38.3

Passenger Volume (ft³)

90.7 97.5

Second Hip Room (in)

52.7 43.9

Front Shoulder Room (in)

55.6 54.8

Second Head Room (in)

37.9 37.1

Passenger Capacity

5 5

Second Shoulder Room (in)

53.7 54.8

Front Leg Room (in)

41.9 42.3

Front Hip Room (in)

53.9 53

Exterior Dimensions

Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)

71.8 69.9

Track Width, Front (in)

60.5 60.3

Length, Overall (in)

172.9 183.1

Height, Overall (in)

58.2 57.3

Track Width, Rear (in)

59.6 60.4

Wheelbase (in)

104.3 106.3

Min Ground Clearance (in)

- 6.7

Cargo Area Dimensions

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)

14.2 -

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)

33.2 -

Trunk Volume (ft³)

- 13

Brakes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )

Yes -

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.7 9

Brake Type

4-Wheel Disc Front Disc/Rear Drum

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA 9

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)

10.9 10.8

Drum - Rear (Yes or )

NA Yes

Brake ABS System

4-Wheel 4-Wheel

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

40.7 35.6

Tires

Front Tire Order Code

NA NA

Spare Tire Order Code

NA NA

Rear Tire Size

P225/50HR17 P195/65SR15

Rear Tire Order Code

NA NA

Front Tire Size

P225/50HR17 P195/65SR15

Spare Tire Size

NA Compact

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

3640 2840

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size (in)

17 X 7 15 X 6

Front Wheel Material

Aluminum Styled Steel

Spare Wheel Material

NA Steel

Front Wheel Size (in)

17 X 7 15 X 6

Spare Wheel Size (in)

NA Compact

Rear Wheel Material

Aluminum Styled Steel

Engine

SAE Net Torque @ RPM

184 128 @ 4400

Engine Order Code

NA NA

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM

143 132 @ 6000

Engine Type

Electric Regular Unleaded I-4

Displacement

- 1.8 L/110

Fuel System

- Sequential MPI

Mileage

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy

96 -

Estimated Battery Range (mi)

115 -

EPA MPG Equivalent - City

118 -

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined

107 -

Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)

- 32

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)

- 36

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)

- 28

Transmission

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)

7.82 4.76

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)

- 2.48 - 0.40

Reverse Ratio (:1)

- 2.60

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Focus Toyota Corolla

Body Style

Hatchback Sedan

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear

Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front

Strut Strut

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)

Strut Strut

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

- 13.2

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)

- 390

Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)

- 80

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

- 5.5

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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