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2014 Toyota Prius Plug-in vs. 2014 Ford Focus ST 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 Toyota Prius Plug-in than the Ford Focus ST. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Prius Plug-in, drivers may find the Ford Focus ST a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.

Convenience
With the Toyota Prius Plug-in you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the Ford Focus ST, due to its larger tank size and better 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). The Toyota Prius Plug-in is somewhat more expensive than the Ford Focus ST. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Toyota Prius Plug-in and the Ford Focus ST have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Toyota Prius Plug-in is much slimmer than the Ford Focus ST, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Toyota Prius Plug-in, which is slightly longer than the Ford Focus ST.

Drivetrain
The Toyota Prius Plug-in has much less torque than the Ford Focus ST, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The Toyota Prius Plug-in has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Ford Focus ST, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the Toyota Prius Plug-in is significantly less powerful than the Ford Focus ST. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Toyota Prius Plug-in and the Ford Focus ST.

Warranty
The Toyota Prius Plug-in comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Ford Focus ST.

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2014 Toyota
Prius Plug-in

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MSRP*: $29,990 - $34,905

2014 Ford
Focus ST

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MSRP*: $24,115
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $3,000 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.00% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 51
Top 10 Fuel Efficient
23
Highway MPG: 49 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
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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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $28,791 - $33,509 $22,486

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