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2018 Ford Focus vs. 2018 Honda Civic Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Honda Civic than the Ford Focus, due to its greater head- and legroom. As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the Ford Focus and the Honda Civic in the front seats.

Convenience
The Honda Civic requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Ford Focus, making it more convenient to drive.

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). Whether you pick the Ford Focus or the Honda Civic, it's going to cost you about the same. 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 and the Honda Civic have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Focus is a little wider than the Honda Civic, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. The Ford Focus is slightly shorter than the Honda Civic, which may make it easier to park.

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

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

Performance
The Ford Focus has less horsepower than the Honda Civic, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Focus and the Honda Civic. The Ford Focus has less cargo capacity than the Honda Civic, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The Ford Focus comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Civic.

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2018 Ford
Focus

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MSRP*: $17,860 - $24,175

2018 Honda
Civic

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MSRP*: $18,840 - $26,700
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City MPG: 25 - 30 28 - 32
Highway MPG: 34 - 40 38 - 42
Engine(s): I-3, Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
NHTSA Safety Information

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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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***** Not Tested
Invoice*: $17,236 - $23,087 $17,517 - $24,794

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.