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2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,025
125 listings nationwide
11 GREAT deals
20 GOOD deals

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2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
1LT Coupe FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,463
13 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 Ford Focus
S
Megan Hennessey Preview:

Currently available in two body styles and a variety of trim levels, with a choice of engines and transmissions, the highly versatile and configurable Ford Focus compact car coasts int...

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
1LT Coupe FWD
Michael Perkins Review:

The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt is what it is, and that’s a good value for a...

The Good: The 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt offers quality for the class at a great pric...

The Bad: The 2010 Cobalt’s 2.2-liter engine struggles in all but cruising situa...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 Ford Focus
S
Neuta writes:
Good
5
Bsinckler28 writes:
Ok not too many accessories
95
Colin writes:
The Focus St is a great, fun, reliable, daily driver. Its the best of both worlds. With the powerful 2.0L ecob...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T SE 4-Door FWD worse.
"More Agressive"
Value Ranked 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0T SE 4-Door FWD worse.
"More fun to drive"
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
1LT Coupe FWD
Grown writes:
Very quick love the sporty look great on gas low maintenance.
105
Michael 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt 1LT Coupe FWDReview:

Good Dd — I've had this car for a little over a year now. I'm still pleased by most of it. It's pretty quick ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
1LT Coupe FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
33 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
155 hp @ 6,100 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,900 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.38 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 4 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 stars
Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Overall 5 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Rollover 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 32.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 13.9 cu ft
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 180.3 in
Width 80.5 in 67.9 in
Height 57.8 in 55.7 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.3 in

Available Options

2018 Ford Focus
S

Exterior Colors

  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black

Option Packages

  • Transmission: 6-Speed Powershift Automatic
2010 Chevrolet Cobalt
1LT Coupe FWD

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