Toyota Corolla vs Ford Focus Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
MSRP
$19,500
Invoice
$18,429
Average Price Paid
$17,576
959 listings nationwide

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2018 Ford Focus
S
MSRP
$17,950
Invoice
$17,323
Average Price Paid
$16,278
59 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Fair Price
$18,419
Good Price
$16,864
Great Price
$15,974
2018 Ford Focus
S
Fair Price
$16,909
Good Price
$15,405
Great Price
$14,545

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$20,444
2 listings nationwide

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2018 Ford Focus
S
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$14,291
135 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
18 GOOD deals

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
Kyree Williams Preview:

As one of Toyota's compact sedans, the Corolla has made a name for itself by holding steadfast to its focus on reliability, affordability, and fuel efficiency. For 2020, Toyota introdu...

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...

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

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
No User Reviews
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"

Specs

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD
2018 Ford Focus
S
Powertrain Continuously Variable Transmission
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
30 MPG
--
25 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
38 MPG
--
34 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 12.4 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
--
160 hp @ 650 RPM
160 hp @ 650 RPM
Torque
--
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
146 lb-ft @ 4,450 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
12:1
12:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.48 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
3.44 in x 3.27 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Optional Standard
Driver Airbag Optional Standard
Passenger Airbag Optional Standard
Front Side Airbags Optional Standard
Curtain Airbags Optional 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 5 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
Radio Optional Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 42.3 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 41.4 in 33.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 13.1 cu ft 13.2 cu ft
Maximum Payload 825 lbs --
Exterior
Length 182.3 in 178.7 in
Width 70.1 in 80.5 in
Height 56.5 in 57.8 in
Wheelbase 106.3 in 104.3 in

Available Options

2020 Toyota Corolla
L FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Celestite Gray Metallic
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Super White
2018 Ford Focus
S

Exterior Colors

  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black

Option Packages

  • Transmission: 6-Speed Powershift Automatic

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