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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Focus
S
MSRP
$17,950
Invoice
$17,323
Average Price Paid
$16,871
369 listings nationwide

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2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
MSRP
$17,995
Invoice
$17,941
Average Price Paid
$16,659
12 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 Ford Focus
S
Fair Price
$17,346
Good Price
$16,370
Great Price
$15,812
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Fair Price
$17,305
Good Price
$15,753
Great Price
$14,866

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,711
123 listings nationwide
8 GREAT deals
17 GOOD deals

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2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$17,932

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...

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

Chevrolet introduced the second generation of its successful Cruze compact car for the 2016 model year and added a hatchback variant the following year. For 2019, all versions get a mi...

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

2018 Ford Focus
S
5
writes:
Ok not too many accessories
25
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 GTI 2.0T SE 4-Door FWD worse.
"More Agressive"
Value Ranked 2018 Volkswagen GTI 2.0T SE 4-Door FWD worse.
"More fun to drive"
20
writes:
Comfortable car for driver with stylish exterior. Good Cargo capacity. Back seats are problematic for tall pas...
Would Buy Ranked 2018 Chevrolet Cruze LT Diesel Hatchback FWD better.
"The diesel option provides great gas mileage"
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
25 MPG
28 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
34 MPG
38 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 13.7 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 6,500 RPM
160 hp @ 6,500 RPM
153 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
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Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
2.91 in x 3.2 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 36.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 14.8 cu ft
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 183.7 in
Width 80.5 in 70.5 in
Height 57.8 in 57.4 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 106.3 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
2019 Chevrolet Cruze
L Sedan FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Silver Ice Metallic
  • Summit White

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