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2014 Ford Focus vs. 2014 Dodge Avenger Review

Comparison Review


Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Dodge Avenger than the Ford Focus, due to its greater head- and legroom. The Dodge Avenger will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus.

Convenience
With the Dodge Avenger you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Ford Focus, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). Based on MSRP, the Ford Focus is clearly a better financial choice over the Dodge Avenger. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Focus carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Dodge Avenger.

Dimensions
The Ford Focus is a little narrower than the Dodge Avenger, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. If you go with the Ford Focus, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Dodge Avenger.

Drivetrain
With its lower torque, the Ford Focus doesn't do as good a job transmitting power to its wheels as the Dodge Avenger.

Handling
The Ford Focus has about the same turning radius as the Dodge Avenger, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Focus is significantly less powerful than the Dodge Avenger. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Focus and the Dodge Avenger. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the Ford Focus as you will in the Dodge Avenger.

Warranty
The Ford Focus comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Dodge Avenger.

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2014 Ford
Focus

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MSRP*: $16,810 - $23,565
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2014 Dodge
Avenger

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MSRP*: $20,595 - $25,795
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Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 0.00%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.63% As low as 4.39%
City MPG: 26 - 27 19 - 21
Highway MPG: 36 - 37 29 - 31
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $15,843 - $21,975 $20,214 - $24,586

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