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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
$16,782
333 listings nationwide

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2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
MSRP
$23,400
Invoice
$21,738
Average Price Paid
$21,508
6,053 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
$17,252
Good Price
$16,264
Great Price
$15,699
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Fair Price
$22,359
Good Price
$20,838
Great Price
$19,969

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,485
117 listings nationwide
8 GREAT deals
11 GOOD deals

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2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,959
4 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...

2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
George Kennedy Preview:

Say the phrase “compact car,” and what’s the first vehicle to come to mind? There’s a good chance it’s either a Toyota Corolla or this car, the Honda Civic. Both are cornerstones of a ...

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

2018 Ford Focus
S
5
writes:
Ok not too many accessories
35
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 Honda Civic
EX FWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2019 Honda Civic
EX FWD
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
25 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
34 MPG
42 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 6,500 RPM
160 hp @ 6,500 RPM
174 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
162 lb-ft @ 1,700 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
10.6:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
1,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
2.87 in x 3.52 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Optional
Passenger Airbag Standard Optional
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
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 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
Sunroof/Moonroof -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Optional
Radio Standard Optional
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.3 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 37.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 15.1 cu ft
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 182.3 in
Width 80.5 in 70.8 in
Height 57.8 in 55.7 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 Honda Civic
EX FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Aegean Blue Metallic
  • Cosmic Blue Metallic
  • Crystal Black Pearl
  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • Molten Lava Pearl
  • Platinum White Pearl
  • Rallye Red

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