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2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,687
158 listings nationwide
7 GREAT deals
34 GOOD deals

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2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$23,100
7 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...

2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD
Cherise Threewitt Preview:

Hyundai’s got a fairly broad stable of small cars, and most of them check all the boxes without ruffling any feathers. The Veloster, a striking three-door hatchback, delivers most of H...

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"
2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD
10
Barry writes:
I love this car despite it being FWD, it’s fun as hell and it looks and sounds great I don’t regret buying...

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
27 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 13.2 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
147 hp @ 6,200 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
132 lb-ft @ 4,500 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
12.5:1
Displacement
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
3.19 in x 3.82 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 --
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 -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.6 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 34.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 19.9 cu ft
Maximum Payload -- 893 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 166.9 in
Width 80.5 in 70.9 in
Height 57.8 in 55.1 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 104.3 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
2021 Hyundai Veloster
2.0L Premium FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Chalk White
  • Lunar White
  • Racing Red
  • Sonic Silver
  • Sunset Orange
  • Thunder Gray
  • Ultra Black

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