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2017 Hyundai Sonata vs. 2017 Ford Focus 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 Hyundai Sonata than the Ford Focus. The Hyundai Sonata will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Ford Focus.

Convenience
The Hyundai Sonata will require fewer stops at 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). The Hyundai Sonata will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the Ford Focus, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. In this case, the Hyundai Sonata will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Ford Focus.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Sonata is much wider than the Ford Focus, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Hyundai Sonata, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Ford Focus.

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

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

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Hyundai Sonata has a much more powerful engine than the Ford Focus. 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 Hyundai Sonata and the Ford Focus. The Hyundai Sonata has a roomier cargo area for holding your bags or other items than the Ford Focus.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Sonata than that of the Ford Focus.

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2017 Hyundai
Sonata

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MSRP*: $21,600 - $34,350

2017 Ford
Focus

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MSRP*: $16,775 - $23,575
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City MPG: 21 - 28 26 - 30
Highway MPG: 30 - 36 36 - 42
Engine(s): Inline-4 I-3, Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 5 years/60,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $20,718 - $32,188 $16,188 - $22,514

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.