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2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$15,043
131 listings nationwide
13 GREAT deals
30 GOOD deals

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2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$3,971
8 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...

2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base

The 2005 Pontiac Sunfire is a sporty-looking 2-door budget coupe that packs a zippy little engine, making this a nice alternative for those wanting a sports-like ride but who haven't g...

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"
2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
255
TCarp 2005 Pontiac Sunfire BaseReview:

Cost Effective Reliable Car — Excellent car - model will go 200,000+ miles, No problems, performed in weather from -25 deg F to 10...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

1,715
Andrew 2005 Pontiac Sunfire BaseReview:

Bottom Line.. Its A Pontiac What Else Is There — Performance - This car performs like any pontiac should. Corners well, accels nice, stops when I wa...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

305
David 2005 Pontiac Sunfire BaseReview:

Love My Sunfire — Very peppy and economical, easy to drive and it looks great and sporty, cheap to buy and run, build...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2018 Ford Focus
S
2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
21 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
34 MPG
34 MPG
31 MPG
32 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 12.4 gal 14 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
140 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
150 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
12:1
12:1
10:1
10:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,200 cc
2,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.39 in x 3.72 in
3.39 in x 3.72 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Optional
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Optional
Curtain Airbags Standard --
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver -- 4 stars
Front Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Driver -- 1 stars
Side Rear Passenger -- 2 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) -- 4 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
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Optional
Power Door Locks Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 43.1 in 42.1 in
Back Legroom 33.2 in 32.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.2 cu ft 12.4 cu ft
Standard Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity -- 1,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 178.7 in 182 in
Width 80.5 in 68.4 in
Height 57.8 in 53 in
Wheelbase 104.3 in 104.1 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
2005 Pontiac Sunfire
Base

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