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

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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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2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$24,430

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...

2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD

In its final year of production, the Dodge Stratus midsize sedan got a revised R/T trim with a 2.7-liter, 200-hp V6 powertrain. New standard features include a prominent rear spoiler, ...

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"
2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
Tammymatney18 writes:
Great
Looks/Style Ranked 2009 GMC Envoy better.
"I like them n just do"
Would Buy Ranked 2009 GMC Envoy better.
"Cause I drove one n a lot better "
5
Nicole writes:
I have driven a variety of vehicles and this car handles so well.
Handling Ranked 2006 Chrysler 300 RWD worse.
"The handling and steering has better stability."
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Chrysler 300 RWD worse.
"Sleeker"
Michael writes:
2.4L engines are very underpowered but ok on gas mileage

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
19 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 16 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
200 hp @ 5,800 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
190 lb-ft @ 4,850 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
9.9:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
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Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 5 stars
Front Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Driver -- 3 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 3 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 5 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
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Cassette Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 38.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 16 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 191.2 in
Width 80.5 in 70.6 in
Height 57.8 in 54.4 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 108 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
2006 Dodge Stratus
R/T Sedan FWD

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