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2014 Ford Focus vs. 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Passengers in the back seat will feel a little more squished in the Ford Focus than in the Hyundai Elantra GT, due to the Ford Focus's smaller rear head- and legroom. The Hyundai Elantra GT will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the Ford Focus as you will with the Hyundai Elantra GT, as they get the same number of miles per tank of gas.

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 Hyundai Elantra GT, 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 Hyundai Elantra GT have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Ford Focus is much wider than the Hyundai Elantra GT, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. When looking at overall length, the Ford Focus takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Hyundai Elantra GT.

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

Handling
The Ford Focus has a larger turning radius than the Hyundai Elantra GT, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The Ford Focus has less horsepower than the Hyundai Elantra GT, 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 Hyundai Elantra GT. The Ford Focus has less cargo capacity than the Hyundai Elantra GT, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

Warranty
The basic warranty of the Ford Focus is not as nearly as extensive as that of the Hyundai Elantra GT.

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2014 Ford
Focus

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MSRP*: $19,115 - $24,065

2014 Hyundai
Elantra GT

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MSRP*: $18,750
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $500
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% As low as 2.90%
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% As low as 3.00%
City MPG: 26 - 27 24
Highway MPG: 36 - 37 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 5 years/60,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $17,824 - $22,441 $18,074

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