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2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,093
130 listings nationwide
11 GREAT deals
21 GOOD deals

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2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,395
1 vehicle

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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...

2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD

Over the years, the Dodge Neon has seen some of its lead in speed, style, roominess, and agility wane as Honda, Toyota, and Ford have built more competitive subcompacts that last longe...

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"
2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
20
Shamiracle writes:
Great little car, good value
335
jhadjison 2005 Dodge Neon SE Sedan FWDReview:

Great Gas Mileage — Yes I like they look of the car, but I did not buy it for the look. It is a good second car for me. ...

Primary Use: Family transportation

215
Brian 2005 Dodge Neon SE Sedan FWDReview:

Last Year Of The Neon — The dodge Neon's where nice basic cars that had trim models that even made some of the them look coo...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
22 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
29 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 12 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
132 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
130 lb-ft @ 4,600 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
9.3:1
9.3:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 3 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
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
CD Player -- Optional
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard --
Passenger Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.2 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 34.8 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 13.1 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 174.4 in
Width 80.5 in 67.4 in
Height 57.8 in 56 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 105 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
2005 Dodge Neon
SE Sedan FWD

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