When we compare the 2018 Honda Civic's and the 2018 Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Honda Civic has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency, interior volume and base engine power. The 2018 Ford Focus has the advantage in the area of typical lower range of pricing for used cars. Based on this comparison of the 2018 Honda Civic's and the 2018 Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Honda Civic is a better car than the 2018 Ford Focus.
2018 Honda Civic vs. 2018 Ford Focus Pricing
A used 2018 Honda Civic ranges from $16,995 to $37,991 while a used 2018 Ford Focus is priced between $9,893 to $24,808.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2018 Honda Civic’s base engine makes 174 horsepower, and the 2018 Ford Focus base engine makes 160 horsepower. The Civic is rated to deliver an average of 33 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 471 miles. The Focus is rated to deliver an average of 28 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 422 miles. This gives the 2018 Honda Civic the fuel efficiency and maximum range advantage over the 2018 Ford Focus. Both models use regular unleaded.
Passenger Space Comparison
While both models are compact cars, the 2018 Honda Civic has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more front head room, front shoulder room, rear shoulder room, rear leg room, and cargo space. The 2018 Ford Focus has the advantage in the areas of front leg room and rear head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2018 Honda Civic has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.