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2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Mazda3 4-Door

Awards
Efficiency
Features
Performance
Technical
Usability
Pricing
2018 Mazda3 4-Door
2018 Ford Focus
          Take a look at the 2018 Ford Focus.

Awards

Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2018 Focus has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.

Efficiency

Every mile per gallon toward better fuel economy counts, including the 2 more MPGs between the 2018 Ford Focus2 and the 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3 in the city and the 2 more MPGs on the highway. Those humble little MPGs can add up to big savings.
2018 Ford FocusFoo2018 Mazda3 4-Door302EPA ESTIMATED CITY MPG283402EPA ESTIMATED HIGHWAY MPG383

Features

Is it possible to get increased visibility while using less energy? With the HID Headlights that come standard on the 2018 Ford Focus4, the answer is yes. On the 2018 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 2018 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 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door5, you'll have to pay extra for it.
No more parallel parking jitters - the Rear Parking Aid, standard on the 2018 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 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3, and don't pay extra for the rear parking aid option.
2018 Ford FocusFoo2018 Mazda3 4-Doorstandard4HID HEADLIGHTS-standard4NAVIGATION SYSTEMoptional5standard6REAR PARKING AIDoptional3

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2018 Ford Focus7, with 34 more horses in braking power per ton than 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door8, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2018 Ford Focus7, boasting 166 more horses and 82 more horses per ton than the 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door8.
The 2018 Ford Focus's7 increased torque - 3507 lb.-ft. vs. 1858 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2018 Ford FocusFoo2018 Mazda3 4-Door1747BRAKING POWER PER TON14083507HORSEPOWER18482047HORSEPOWER PER TON12283507TORQUE1858

Technical

The 2018 Ford Focus's7 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 2018 Ford Focus's2 optional turbocharged engine. Sadly, turbo isn't an option on the 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door.
2018 Ford FocusFoo2018 Mazda3 4-Doorhas7ALL 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 2018 Ford Focus's9 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 2018 Ford Focus's9 increased storage volume means you'll have more room for all your stuff, from apples to zinnias, and everything in between.
2018 Ford FocusFoo2018 Mazda3 4-Door3910FRONT HEAD ROOM3833910FRONT LEG ROOM383389REAR HEAD ROOM373389REAR LEG ROOM373139STORAGE VOLUME123

Pricing

The 2018 Ford Focus's9 MSRP is slightly less than the 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3 - about $235 less - but to a budget-conscious buyer, every penny counts.
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 2018 Ford Focus's9 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2018 Mazda Mazda3 4-Door3.
2018 Ford FocusFoo2018 Mazda3 4-Door$17,8609MSRP$18,095359ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE33
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