2016 Ford Focus vs 2015 Honda Civic Sedan
AwardsThe Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2016 Focus has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.
Why did KBB.com name the 2016 Ford Focus ST the Best Sporty Compact Car in its 5-Year Cost to Own Awards? Because it offers "good times without the financial guilt," and it's "an exciting car without breaking the bank." We couldn't agree more2.
FeaturesIs it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the optional HID Headlights on the 2016 Ford Focus3, the answer is yes. On the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights aren't even available.
The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2016 Ford Focus4, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan5.
A match made in heaven: warm in one zone, cool in another, giving each occupant control over their own climatic comfort. On the 2016 Ford Focus4, multi-zone climate control comes standard... but not on the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan.
A state-of-the-art premium sound system designed with audiophiles in mind - enjoy concert-quality sound standard on the 2016 Ford Focus4. Want it on the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan? You'll have to pay extra.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2016 Ford Focus6, can help guide you into the perfect parking spot, signaling when you're getting too close to the curb, or other cars. Unless you enjoy the parallel parking jitters, in which case, choose the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2016 Ford FocusVS2015 Honda Civic Sedanstandard7HID Headlightsstandard4Leather Seatingstandard5standard4Multi-Zone Climate Controlstandard4Premium Sound Systemstandard6Rear Parking Aid
PerformanceStopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2016 Ford Focus3, with 9 more horses in braking power per ton than 2015 Honda Civic Sedan8, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2016 Ford Focus3, boasting 145 more horses and 19 more horses per ton than the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan8.
The 2016 Ford Focus's3 increased torque - 3507 lb.-ft. vs. 1748 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Ford FocusVS2015 Honda Civic Sedan1553Braking Power Per Ton14683507Horsepower20581563Horsepower Per Ton13783507Torque1748
SafetyThe 2016 Ford Focus's4 optional active Blind Spot Monitoring System warns you when a vehicle enters your blind spot, providing a little more peace of mind. Want that extra security on the Civic Sedan? Blind Spot Monitoring isn't even an option on the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan.
If you're driving a 2016 Ford Focus4, and stray from your lane, no worries: the optional Lane Departure Warning System will give you an audio alert, possibly helping avert an accident. If you're driving a 2015 Honda Civic Sedan, this extra layer of safety isn't even an option.
According to the NHTSA, the 2016 Ford Focus's standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan9.
2016 Ford FocusVS2015 Honda Civic Sedanoptional4Blind Spot Monitoring Systemoptional4Lane Departure Warning System
TechnicalEnjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2016 Ford Focus's6 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan.
2016 Ford FocusVS2015 Honda Civic Sedanhas6Turbocharged
UsabilityOffering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan10, the 2016 Ford Focus11 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2016 Ford Focus's11 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
2016 Ford FocusVS2015 Honda Civic Sedan3811Rear Head Room37103811Rear Leg Room37101311Storage Volume1210
PricingWith an MSRP of $1,265 less than the 2015 Honda Civic Sedan10, the 2016 Ford Focus11 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the 2016 Ford Focus's gas tank two dozen times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks12.
In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2016 Ford Focus's11 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2015 Honda Civic Sedan10.
2016 Ford FocusVS2015 Honda Civic Sedan$17,22511MSRP$18,49010511Roadside Assistance310
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings
2 - Learn more at http://www.kbb.com/new-cars/5-year-cost-to-own-awards/best-cto-sporty-compact-car/
3 - 2016 Ford Focus 5dr HB ST
4 - 2016 Ford Focus 4dr Sdn Titanium
5 - 2015 Honda Civic Sedan 4dr CVT EX-L
6 - 2016 Ford Focus 4dr Sdn SE
7 - 2016 Ford Focus 5dr HB RS
8 - 2015 Honda Civic Sedan 4dr Man Si
9 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings
10 - 2015 Honda Civic Sedan 4dr Man LX
11 - 2016 Ford Focus 4dr Sdn S
12 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank