In comparing the 2018 Hyundai ELANTRA's and the 2018 Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Hyundai ELANTRA has the advantage in the areas of fuel efficiency and interior volume. The 2018 Ford Focus has the advantage in the areas of typical lower range of pricing for used cars and base engine power. Based on this comparison of the 2018 Hyundai ELANTRA's and the 2018 Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2018 Hyundai ELANTRA vs. 2018 Ford Focus Pricing
A used 2018 Hyundai ELANTRA ranges from $10,993 to $19,997 while a used 2018 Ford Focus is priced between $8,999 to $17,998.
Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison
For engine performance, the 2018 Hyundai ELANTRA’s base engine makes 147 horsepower, and the 2018 Ford Focus base engine makes 160 horsepower. The ELANTRA is rated to deliver an average of 29 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 504 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 Hyundai ELANTRA 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 Hyundai ELANTRA 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 Hyundai ELANTRA has an average safety rating of 4.64 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.