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2014 Ford Focus ST vs. 2015 Honda Accord Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford Focus ST offers rear passengers about the same space to stretch out as the Honda Accord with comparable rear head- and legroom in both vehicles. The Ford Focus ST will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Honda Accord.

Convenience
With the Honda Accord you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the Ford Focus ST, 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). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Focus ST will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Honda Accord. 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 ST will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Accord.

Dimensions
The Ford Focus ST is a little narrower than the Honda Accord, 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 ST, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Honda Accord.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the Ford Focus ST does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Honda Accord.

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Focus ST has a much more powerful engine than the Honda Accord. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Focus ST and the Honda Accord. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the Ford Focus ST will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Honda Accord.

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

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2014 Ford
Focus ST

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MSRP*: $24,115

2015 Honda
Accord

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MSRP*: $23,775 - $30,775
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Low APR Loan: -- As low as 1.90%
Lease Incentive: -- As low as 1.42%
City MPG: 23 18 - 26
Highway MPG: 32 28 - 35
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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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $22,486 $21,760 - $28,145

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