Compare 2019 Toyota Corolla vs 2018 Ford Focus

2019 Toyota Corolla
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CVT L
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
CVT L 28 36 $17,673 $18,700
CVT LE 28 36 $17,717 $19,135
CVT LE Eco 30 40 $18,088 $19,535
CVT LE Eco w/Premium Package 29 38 $18,088 $19,535
CVT SE 28 35 $19,115 $20,645
Manual SE 27 35 $20,245 $21,865
CVT XLE 28 36 $20,495 $22,135
CVT XSE 28 35 $21,185 $22,880
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Sedan S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Sedan S 25 34 $17,323 $17,950
Sedan SE 30 40 $18,378 $19,245
Hatch SE 26 38 $19,615 $20,540
Sedan SEL 24 34 $20,886 $21,870
Hatch SEL 24 34 $21,077 $22,070
Sedan Titanium 24 34 $23,178 $24,270
Hatch Titanium 24 34 $23,369 $24,470
Hatch ST 22 30 $24,038 $25,170
Hatch Electric N/A N/A $27,810 $29,120
Hatch RS 19 26 $39,270 $41,120
Pricing
Invoice Price
$17,673
$17,323
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$18,700
$17,950
Monthly Payment Estimate
$312 / month
$299 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.3
6.2
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2019 Toyota Corolla is a fun choice as a hatchback, but we’d skip the sedan in favor of its competitors. 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.
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Fuel Economy
City
28 mpg 25 mpg
Highway
36 mpg 34 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.3 41.9
Front Hip Room (in)
53 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
41.4 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
97.5 90.7
Second Hip Room (in)
43.9 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.8 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.1 38
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
57.3 57.7
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.9 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.3 61.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.7 -
Length, Overall (in)
183.1 178.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13 13.2
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
9 9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9 9
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.8 10.9
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 12.4
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 36
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65SR15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65SR15 P195/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2840 2935
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 6 15 X 5.5
Front Wheel Material
Styled Steel Steel
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
390 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
80 -
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
132 @ 6000 160 @ 6500
Engine Type
Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Fuel System
Sequential MPI Gasoline Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
128 @ 4400 146 @ 4500
Engine Order Code
NA 992
Displacement
1.8 L/110 2.0 L/122
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
36 34
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
28 25
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
32 28
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.60 3.42
Trans Order Code
NA 44Z
Trans Description Cont.
CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.48 - 0.40 3.42
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.76 3.82
Trans Type
1 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.45
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 0.80
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.14
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
- 1.03
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sedan Sedan
Vehicle Name
Toyota Corolla Ford Focus
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Short And Long Arm
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.5 6.3
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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2019 Toyota Corolla
  • Redesigned 2020 Toyota Corolla is here
  • Unadvertised incentive debuts
  • Finance: From 2.9% for 60 mo.
  • Lease: From $199/mo.
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2018 Ford Focus
  • 2018 Focus selection good for now
  • $3,000 factory rebate for all buyers
  • Lease from $189 for 36 months
  • Get 0% APR for 60 months + $1,000 bonus

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