2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Toyota Corolla

If you're on a tight budget and are looking for an affordable, yet feature-rich compact car, then we highly recommend the 2018 Ford Focus. There's much to like about the new Focus, including its sophisticated engine options, impressive driving characteristics, refined and comfortable interior, and many advanced technologies. See how the new Focus favorably stacks up against the compact car competition in this 2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Toyota Corolla comparison.

On the performance front, the 2018 Focus easily outmuscles the 2018 Corolla. Buyers of the Focus have a choice of three state-of-the-art engines. This includes the 2.0L Ti-VCT I-4 (160-hp; 146 lb-ft of torque), 1.0L EcoBoost I-3 (123-hp; 125 lb-ft of torque), and 2.0L EcoBoost I-4 (252-hp; 270 lb-ft of torque). In comparison, the 2018 Corolla only offers a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine (132-hp; 128 lb-ft/140-hp; 126 lb-ft of torque for the Valvematic technology version). Also, if you're looking for an efficient ride, the 1.0L EcoBoost I-3 in the Focus gets an estimated highway fuel economy of 42 mpg, compared to 40 hwy mpg for the highest available fuel economy for the Corolla.


2019 Ford Focus Vs 2018 Toyota Corolla
252 Maximum Horsepower Output of Engine Options 140
270 lb-ft Maximum Torque of Engine Options 128 lb-ft
30 city/42 hwy mpg Maximum Fuel Economy Rating 30 city/40 hwy mpg
Available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto No

2018 Focus vs 2018 Corolla: Which compact car is better?

Another strength of the 2018 Focus is its plethora of standard and available features. It comes standard with a remote keyless entry system, the SYNC infotainment system, electric-assisted power steering, a 12-volt powerpoint, AdvanceTrac electronic stability control, SecuriLock Passive Anti-Theft System, and a rearview camera. For a more premium ride, the Focus offers the optional power moonroof, keyless entry keypad, heated steering wheel, voice activated navigation, Active Park Assist, and the SYNC 3 infotainment system, which includes an 8" color capacitive touchscreen, as well as Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

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