When comparing the 2018 Toyota Corolla's and the 2018 Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the 2018 Toyota Corolla 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 Toyota Corolla's and the 2018 Ford Focus's specifications and ratings, the two cars are fairly comparable.
2018 Toyota Corolla vs. 2018 Ford Focus Pricing
A used 2018 Toyota Corolla ranges from $12,998 to $21,999 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 Toyota Corolla’s base engine makes 132 horsepower, and the 2018 Ford Focus base engine makes 160 horsepower. The Corolla is rated to deliver an average of 31 miles per gallon, with a highway range of 462 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 Toyota Corolla 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 Toyota Corolla has the advantage of offering more interior volume, reflected in more rear shoulder room and rear leg room. The 2018 Ford Focus has the advantage in the areas of front shoulder room, front leg room, rear head room, and cargo space. The 2018 Toyota Corolla and 2018 Ford Focus are comparable in regards to front head room.
Safety Ratings Comparison
The 2018 Toyota Corolla has an average safety rating of 5 out of 5 Stars based on NHTSA's crash test ratings.