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2018 Ford Focus

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Ford Focus highlights

Customer reviews

4.3 out of 5

RepairPal reliability rating

4.5 out of 5

Mileage (EPA estimate)

30 city, 40 highway, 34 combined

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New for 2018

  • Focus trims have been upgraded with Leather & Suede Seats, Leatherette & Cloth, and Navigation System as standard equipment this year.
  • Memory Seat(s) features are now available as options on select trims.
  • The RS trim now comes with Sunroof(s), Power Seat(s), Front Seat Heaters, and Heated Steering Wheel as standard equipment.
  • The ST trim now comes with Satellite Radio Ready as standard equipment.

Explore Ford Focus details

Titanium 2WD 4D Hatchback

Standard Features

  • ABS Brakes
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alloy Wheels
  • AM/FM Stereo
  • Android Auto
  • Apple CarPlay
  • Automated Parking
  • Automatic Transmission
  • Bluetooth Technology
  • Cruise Control
  • Front Seat Heaters
  • Heated Steering Wheel
  • Leather Seats
  • Overhead Airbags
  • Parking Sensors
  • Power Locks
  • Power Mirrors
  • Power Seat(s)
  • Power Windows
  • Rear Defroster
  • Rear Spoiler
  • Rear View Camera
  • Remote Start
  • Satellite Radio Ready
  • Side Airbags
  • Smart Key
  • Sunroof(s)
  • Sync System
  • Traction Control

Optional Features

  • Automatic Transmission
  • Auxiliary Audio Input
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Manual Transmission
  • Memory Seat(s)
  • Navigation System
  • Rear View Camera
  • Sony Sound System

Drive type

2WD

Engine size

2.0L

Horsepower

160

Torque (ft-lbs)

146

Engine type

Gas

Fuel capacity

12.4

Wheelbase

104.3"

Overall length

171.6"

Width

71.8"

Height

57.7"

Leg room

F 41.9"/R 33.2"

Head room

F 38.3"/R 37.9"

Front tires

P215/50HR17

Rear tires

P215/50HR17

Seating capacity

5

Transmission

Automatic

5 reasons to buy the 2018 Ford Focus

1. Hatchback and sedan body configurations

Whether you're looking for a sportier hatchback or a more traditional sedan, the 2018 Ford Focus has you covered. This compact car is available in both hatchback and sedan body styles—except for the base S trim, which is available exclusively as a sedan. Meanwhile, the performance-oriented RS trim comes only as a hatchback model.

2. Lots of trims to choose from

The 2018 Focus is available in a wide range of trim configurations to meet different driving needs. This includes the base S, SE, SEL, Titanium, and performance-oriented RS. Whether you're looking for something practical, something with more luxurious features to show off, or a model with sportier performance, there's sure to be a 2018 Focus out there for you.

3. Competitive fuel economy

The Focus has long been known for its fuel economy, and the 2018 model is no exception. While precise fuel efficiency can vary based on trim configuration and other factors, the 2018 Focus base S trim with a 2.0L four-cylinder engine, front-wheel drive, and automatic transmission gets an EPA-estimated 31 mpg combined.

4. Performance-oriented equipment

Looking for a small car that will turn heads with a sleek and sporty design? If you step up to a 2018 Focus RS hatchback model, you'll enjoy plenty of sport-inspired features that include a turbocharged 2.3L four-cylinder engine with 350 hp, a limited-slip differential, rear spoiler, and 19-inch wheels. This model also comes equipped with a torque-vectoring all-wheel-drive system that automatically adapts to changing road conditions so you can enjoy some extra confidence and control behind the wheel.

5. Indulgent features

You don't need to spend your hard-earned money on a luxury car to enjoy some indulgent features. With the 2018 Focus, stepping up to even the midrange Titanium trim will yield you heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, leather-trimmed seats, chrome exterior trim, and available remote start.

The SEL trim also offers a good mix of standard features that include an eight-inch touchscreen display, a sunroof, ambient cabin lighting, and dual-zone automatic climate control to keep you and your passengers feeling plenty comfortable and pampered.

Ratings & reliability

Customer ratings

RepairPal reliability rating

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RepairPal gave the Ford Focus an overall reliability rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars, which RepairPal describes as Excellent. This rating ranks Ford Focus 15th out of 44 among Compact Cars.

Cost

RepairPal reports that the average total annual cost for repairs and maintenance on a Ford Focus is $466, compared to an average of $482 for Compact Cars and $619 for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Frequency

According to RepairPal, Ford Focus owners bring their vehicles into a repair shop for unscheduled repairs an average of 0.8 times per year, compared to an average of 1.0 times for Compact Cars and 1.4 times for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

Severity

RepairPal reported that the probability of a repair being a severe or major issue is 9% for the Ford Focus, compared to an average of 10% for Compact Cars and 12% for all the vehicles RepairPal considered in its dataset.

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