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2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$13,779
112 listings nationwide
5 GREAT deals
10 GOOD deals

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2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,346
56 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...

2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
Michael Perkins Preview:

One of the joys of writing about the automobile industry is typing out some of the ridiculous names manufacturers dream up. Start with some ridiculous letter/number combo from Infiniti...

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

2018 Ford Focus
S
5
writes:
Ok not too many accessories
55
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"
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
45
writes:
Alot of power and very fun to drive. The only thing is when u put ur foot down, hold on to that steering wheel
writes:
I love it. Fantastic car
Handling Ranked 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe worse.
"LSD and elctronic assisted steering rack"
Back Seats Ranked 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe worse.
"More space and 4 doors. More comfy too"
writes:
Quick nice drive around town. I have only had my Speed3 for about 2 weeks, but I get great power and gas milea...
Handling Ranked 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback worse.
"The steering is tighter as well as the suspension. "
Front Seats Ranked 2017 Ford Focus SE Hatchback worse.
"They are better fit to keep you in the seat on corners than the ford."

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring
Powertrain 6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
18 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 15.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
263 hp @ 5,500 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
280 lb-ft @ 3,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.7 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 5 stars
Front Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 3 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 2 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 3 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Leather Seats -- Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 36.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 17 cu ft
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 177.6 in
Width 80.5 in 69.7 in
Height 57.8 in 57.5 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 103.9 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
2013 Mazda MAZDASPEED3
Touring

Exterior Colors

  • Black Mica
  • Crystal White Pearl Mica/Black
  • Liquid Silver Metallic/Black
  • Velocity Red Mica/Black

Option Packages

  • MAZDASPEED Tech PKG

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