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2014 Ford Focus 2014 Chevrolet Cruze 2014 Hyundai Elantra
 
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
  • 5dr HB ST
Sedan LS (Automatic)
  • Sedan LS (Manual)
  • Sedan LS (Automatic)
  • Sedan 1LT (Manual)
  • Sedan 1LT (Automatic)
  • Sedan ECO (Manual)
  • Sedan ECO (Automatic)
  • Sedan 2LT (Manual)
  • Sedan 2LT (Automatic)
  • Sedan LTZ
  • Sedan Diesel
4dr Sdn Man SE (Alabama Plant)
  • 4dr Sdn Man SE (Alabama Plant)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto SE (Alabama Plant)
  • 5dr HB Man
  • 5dr HB Man w/Blue Int
  • 2dr
  • 2dr PZEV
  • 5dr HB Auto
  • 5dr HB Auto w/Blue Int
  • 4dr Sdn Auto Limited (Alabama Plant)
  • 4dr Sdn Auto Limited PZEV (Alabama Plant)

Prices

MSRP $16,810 $18,705 $17,200
Invoice $15,843 $18,050 $16,687
Avg. Paid $17,159 $19,307 $17,508

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 8.5 8.0
Critics' Rating 9.0 9.0 8.2
Performance 8.5 8.2 7.4
Interior 7.7 8.4 7.9
Safety 9.0 9.2 9.0
Reliability 2.5 3.0 3.5

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Superb handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Strong performance
  • Easy-to-use tech features
  • Spacious cabin and trunk
  • Upscale interior materials
  • Good cargo space
  • All models have good legroom
  • Good fuel economy with base engine
  • Powerful optional engine
Cons
  • Confusing tech features
  • Somewhat weak base engine
  • Limited rear headroom

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Gas I4 1.8L/110 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
MPG 26 City / 36 Hwy 22 City / 35 Hwy 27 City / 37 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Sedan Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.3 105.7 106.3
Length, Overall (in) 178.5 181.00 179.1
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 70.70 69.9
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 58.10 56.3

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2935 3097 2773

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard
Wheel Locks Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Keyless Start Optional Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard
Navigation from Telematics Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.7 94.6 95.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.3 40
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 42.3 43.6
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 54.76 55.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 53.00 53.5
Second Head Room (in) 38 37.90 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 35.4 33.1
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 53.90 54.8
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 52.40 52.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.2 15.0 14.8

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard
Emergency Trunk Release Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas I4 Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/122 1.8L/110 1.8 L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 160 @ 6500 138 @ 6300 145 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 146 @ 4450 125 @ 3800 130 @ 4700
Transmission Manual w/OD Automatic Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 36 35.7 34.8

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 (Est) 22 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 (Est) 35 37
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.4 15.6 12.8

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front Strut MacPherson Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Short And Long Arm Compound Crank Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard
6-Speed Manual Standard