2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Honda Civic

Virtually every non-luxury automotive company offers affordable cars for those that don’t have a lot to spend. But only the best (read: Ford) make affordable models that people actually want to drive thanks to powerful and efficient engine options, spacious and comfortable interiors and extensive lists of advanced new safety, technology, comfort and convenience features. For proof of that, you need look no further than the 2017 Ford Focus, which we have right here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.

Thanks to looking and driving like it should cost far more than it does, the new Ford Focus gives affordability a whole new definition. In fact, it even outperforms, outmatches and outclasses more expensive cars in its class, such as the new Honda Civic. For even more proof, check out this 2017 Ford Focus versus the 2017 Honda Civic head-to-head model comparison.

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2017 Ford Focus VS 2017 Honda Civic
$17,650 Starting Price $19,615
160 HP Horsepower 158 HP
146 lb-ft. Torque 138 lb-ft.
25/34 MPG City/Highway Fuel Efficiency 28/40 MPG

2017 Ford Focus: More Power and Comparable Gas Mileage for Less Money

Let’s continue talking about affordability by beginning our comparison with a look at the starting price of the two models. The 2017 Ford Focus starts at $17,650, which is just under $2,000 less than the 2017 Honda Civic’s $19,615 starting price. It should be pretty obvious why we’re talking about affordability so much. Now, we’ll back up our claim that the new Ford Focus outperforms the new Honda Civic, even with that price discrepancy.

Let’s now switch over to performance, where the 2017 Ford Focus once again takes the cake by offering more horsepower and more torque than the 2017 Honda Civic. More specifically, the 2017 Focus provides 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque, compared to only 158 horsepower and 138 pound-feet of torque from the new Civic.

That power difference begs the question: what are you getting for your extra money? The answer: better fuel efficiency, though not by much. Seriously, not much at all. Just look at the table above.

If you’d like to know more about the 2017 Ford Focus, please contact our friendly Brandon Ford staff in Tampa, FL.

2017 Ford Focus front interior driver dash and display audio
2017 Ford Focus front interior passenger space
2017 Ford Focus full interior passenger space
2017 Ford Focus side exterior

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