2018 Ford Focus vs. 2018 Chevy Cruze in Hobart, IN

2018 Ford Focus vs. Chevy Cruze

Are you having trouble deciding between the 2018 Ford Focus and 2018 Chevy Cruze? Paul Heuring Ford in Hobart, IN, crafted the following model comparison to further explore the similarities and differences between these two sedans. If you have any questions, contact us online or feel free to give us a call at (877) 411-5014.

Interior & Design

Our experts agree that the 2018 Ford Focus is the better choice over the 2018 Chevy Cruze for interior and exterior design. The Focus is the only sedan to come with a standard power moonroof. The Cruze has an optional sunroof. Other key interior and exterior features of the Focus include:

  • Heated, leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted controls
  • Heated, leather-trimmed, front bucket, eight-way power driver's seat with power lumbar
  • Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control
  • LED signature lighting with dedicated daytime running lamps
  • Power, body-color, manual fold exterior mirrors with integrated blind spot and turn signal indicators
2018 Ford Focus and Chevy Cruze Interior

Safety & Technology

Technology and safety features are important to both the 2018 Ford Focus and the 2018 Chevy Cruze, but our experts believe that the Focus has better standard features. The Focus includes a standard Sony® branded audio system with ten speakers while the Cruze has a standard six-speaker audio system. Other key technology and safety features provided with the Focus include:

  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Personal Safety System™
  • AdvanceTrac® with electronic stability control
  • Rearview camera
  • SYNC® 3 enhanced voice recognition communication and entertainment system with 8-in. LCD capacitive touchscreen
2018 Ford Focus

Engine & Specs

Both the 2018 Ford Focus and 2018 Chevy Cruze have two available engine options, but only one has winning horsepower in its standard engine. The Focus ensures that every driver has a powerful ride with its 2.0L Ti-VCT I4. Continue reading for standard engine specs for the Focus and Cruze.

2018 Ford Focus


2018 Chevy Cruze

2.0L Ti-VCT I4



160 HP


153 HP

146 lb.-ft.


177 lb.-ft.

25 MPG/34 MPG

EPA-Estimated Fuel Economy


27 MPG/40 MPG

Price & Incentives

The 2018 Ford Focus starts at $17,950 MSRP and the 2018 Chevy Cruze starts at $16,975 MSRP. While the Cruze is priced slightly lower, the Ford Focus has multiple incentives and lease deals that make this amazing sedan affordable for all budgets.

Schedule a Test Drive

Are you ready to try out the 2018 Ford Focus in person? Schedule a test drive at Paul Heuring Ford! Our dealership in Hobart, IN, has multiple Focus models available in our 2018 Ford Focus inventory. Pick out your favorite and we'll have it ready upon your arrival. If you have any questions about the capable Ford Focus, don't hesitate to give us a call at (877) 411-5014.

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