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2018 Ford Focus vs 2017 Ford Focus

A world-class entry in the compact car class, the Ford Focus can be tailored to fit your personal style with classic sedan and sporty hatchback variants. With the arrival of more and more new model year editions at dealerships, many car shoppers want to know – what's new for the Ford Focus? Learn more about what makes the Ford Focus a fan favorite at Marshal Mize Ford with a 2018 Ford Focus vs 2017 Ford Focus comparison.

Drivers who are on the hunt for an athletic, fun-to-drive compact car will find exactly what they are looking for with the arrival of the 2018 Ford Focus. Available in six trim levels – S, SE, SEL, Titanium, ST and RS – the Ford Focus provides car shoppers with a veritable smorgasbord of options to choose from, from the classic Ford Focus SE sedan to the track-tuned Ford Focus RS hatchback. With room for five passengers, an affordable price tag and an elite level of technology, Ford Focus models at Marshal Mize Ford will fit the bill.

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2018 Ford Focus VS 2017 Ford Focus
$17,860 Starting Price $16,775
2.0-liter 4-Cylinder Standard Engine 2.0-liter 4-Cylinder
S, SE, SEL, Titanium, ST and RS Available Trim Levels S, SE, SEL, Titanium, ST and RS
Ford SYNC® and Ford SYNC® 3 Infotainment System Ford SYNC® and Ford SYNC® 3

What Are the Differences Between the 2018 Ford Focus and 2017 Ford Focus?

Affordability and value are highlights of the Ford Focus design at Marshal Mize Ford. Within the scope of this 2018 Ford Focus vs 2017 Ford Focus comparison, the current 2017 Ford Focus promises to be a great deal for car shoppers on a budget with a price that starts at $16,775. New 2018 Ford Focus editions start at $17,860 and build on an already popular design. No matter which Ford Focus model year you choose at Marshal Mize Ford, you will find an affordable compact car loaded with value.

Power and fuel-economy complement each other when you choose the Ford Focus design. Most Ford Focus models play host to a 160-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder that is available with a five-speed manual or six-speed automatic transmission that makes 28 mpg combined. With an upgrade to the Ford Focus SE sedan, drivers will have a choice between the 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine and a fuel-efficient 123-horsepower 1.0-liter EcoBoost® three-cylinder with Auto Start-Stop technology that will make up to 40 mpg on the highway with a manual transmission.

Much more than just a fuel-efficient compact car, the Ford Focus will take performance to new heights. The Ford Focus ST hatchback features a 252-horsepower 2.0-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder engine that delivers 270 pound-feet of torque to the front wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. Still not enough power for you? Get behind the wheel of the Ford Focus RS and enjoy a 350-horsepower 2.3-liter EcoBoost® four-cylinder that is paired with a performance-tuned all-wheel drive system.

Inside the Ford Focus cabin, you will find yourself surrounded with innovative technology and features at an affordable price. Drivers who choose the entry-level Ford Focus S will enjoy a wealth of standard features that include 15-inch steel wheels, Ford SYNC® with a 4.2-inch LCD display, a rearview camera, Bluetooth connectivity, Ford MyKey and more. With the addition of the Ford SYNC® 3 infotainment system, you will gain an eight-inch touchscreen and access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

Blue 2018 Ford Focus Hatchback in Front of Glass Building
Blue 2018 Ford Focus Rear Hatchback on City Street Next to Graffiti Wall
2018 Ford Focus Steering Wheel and Ford SYNC 3 Touchscreen Display
White 2018 Ford Focus Front Seat Interior