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2017 Ford Focus vs 2017 Mazda3 4-Door

Awards
Efficiency
Features
Performance
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2017 Mazda3 4-Door
2017 Ford Focus
          The 2017 Ford Focus: inspiring, by design.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2017 Focus has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.

Efficiency

If you're trying to pinch pennies, every single mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the one between the 2017 Ford Focus2 and the 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3 on the highway.
2017 Ford FocusFoo2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door382epa estimated highway mpg373

Features

Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2017 Ford Focus4, the answer is yes. On the 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door, those brilliant, energy-efficient HID headlights are a pricey add-on.
Getting where you're going has never been easier, with turn-by-turn directions and other features of the 2017 Ford Focus's4 standard on-board navigation system. If you want the convenience and peace of mind of an on-board nav system in the 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3, you'll have to pay extra for it.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2017 Ford Focus5, 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 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2017 Ford FocusFoo2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Doorstandard4hid headlightsstandard4navigation systemoptional3standard5rear parking aidoptional3

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2017 Ford Focus6, with 15 more horses in braking power per ton than 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door7, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2017 Ford Focus8, boasting 166 more horses and 34 more horses per ton than the 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door7.
The 2017 Ford Focus's8 increased torque - 3508 lb.-ft. vs. 1857 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2017 Ford FocusFoo2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door1556braking power per ton14073508horsepower18471566horsepower per ton12273508torque1857

Technical

The 2017 Ford Focus's8 all-wheel drive makes it the clear choice for anyone who loves off-roading, or simply staying on the road in slippery conditions.
Enjoy the increased safety, fuel economy, and yes, fun, of the 2017 Ford Focus's2 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door.
2017 Ford FocusFoo2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Doorhas8all driven wheels-has2turbocharged-

Usability

Whether you're chauffeuring your kids to ballet, or the Harlem Globetrotters to a game (it could happen), all of your passengers will be more comfortable with the 2017 Ford Focus's6 combined total of 4 inches more head and leg room in the front and rear seats.
No matter what you're stowing, from groceries to gardening gear, the 2017 Ford Focus's9 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
2017 Ford FocusFoo2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door396FRONT HEAD ROOM383396FRONT LEG ROOM383389REAR HEAD ROOM373389REAR LEG ROOM373139STORAGE VOLUME123

Pricing

With an MSRP of $1,070 less than the 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3, the 2017 Ford Focus9 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to buy tacos, greeting cards, or song downloads. That's a lot of tacos, greeting cards, and music.
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 2017 Ford Focus's9 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3.
2017 Ford FocusFoo2017 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door$16,7759MSRP$17,845359ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE33
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