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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
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2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
MSRP
$23,170
Invoice
$22,243
Average Price Paid
$22,000
3,141 listings nationwide

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2018 Ford Focus
S
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S FWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$11,892
154 listings nationwide
8 GREAT deals
23 GOOD deals

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2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,797
37 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...

2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

The Fusion carries over mostly unchanged for 2020, except that the Sport performance trim has been discontinued. The Fusion’s competitors include the Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, and Ma...

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 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"
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Tracey writes:
very smooth
Handling Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"YES"
Front Seats Ranked 2012 Jeep Liberty Sport 4WD worse.
"RELAXING"
30
Edward writes:
Family Car Ranked 2020 Toyota Camry XSE FWD better.
"MPG looks reliability "

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
31 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 16.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
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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
9.7:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.5 in x 3.94 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 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 3 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- 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 44.3 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 38.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 16 cu ft
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 191.7 in
Width 80.5 in 83.5 in
Height 57.8 in 58.1 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 112.2 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
2020 Ford Fusion
S FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Agate Black Metallic
  • Iconic Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Rapid Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Velocity Blue Metallic

Option Packages

  • Ford Co-PILOT360 Assist W/Sync 3

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