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2014 Ford Focus vs. 2014 Hyundai Veloster Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Due to its greater rear head- and legroom, backseat passengers will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Ford Focus than the Hyundai Veloster. The Hyundai Veloster 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 Veloster, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Focus will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Hyundai Veloster. 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 Veloster have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The Ford Focus is about the same width as the Hyundai Veloster. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Focus, which is slightly longer than the Hyundai Veloster.

Drivetrain
The Ford Focus has much less torque than the Hyundai Veloster, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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

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

Utility
The Ford Focus offers greater seating capacity than the Hyundai Veloster, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford Focus will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Hyundai Veloster.

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

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2014 Ford
Focus

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

2014 Hyundai
Veloster

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MSRP*: $17,800 - $22,300
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $500 Up to $750
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: As low as 5.85% As low as 0.79%
City MPG: 26 - 27 24 - 28
Highway MPG: 36 - 37 33 - 36
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 4 - 4
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 $17,172 - $21,225

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