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Standard Standard
Optional Optional
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2012 Ford Focus 2012 Honda Fit 2012 Honda Civic
     
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn SEL
  • 5dr HB SEL
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
Manual
  • Manual
  • Automatic
  • Manual Sport
  • Automatic Sport
  • Automatic Sport with Navigation
DX Manual Sedan
  • DX Manual Coupe
  • DX Manual Sedan
  • DX Automatic Coupe
  • DX Automatic Sedan
  • LX Manual Coupe
  • LX Manual Sedan
  • LX Automatic Coupe
  • LX Automatic Sedan
  • HF Automatic Sedan
  • EX Manual Coupe
  • EX Automatic Coupe
  • EX Automatic Sedan
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan
  • EX Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe
  • Si Manual Coupe with Summer Tires
  • Si Manual Sedan
  • Si Manual Sedan with Summer Tires
  • EX-L Automatic Coupe with Navigation
  • EX-L Automatic Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Navigation
  • Si Manual Sedan with Navigation
  • Si Manual Coupe with Summer Tires and Navigation
  • Natural Gas Automatic Sedan
  • Natural Gas Automatic Sedan with Navigation

Prices

MSRP $16,500 $15,325 $15,955
Invoice $15,635 $14,926 $14,846
Avg. Paid $11,867 $12,411 $12,180

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.5 8.7 8.5
Critics' Rating 9.4 9.6 8.8
Performance 8.4 8.3 8.2
Interior 7.7 8.9 7.8
Operating Cost 8.4 8.3 8.4
Safety 9.3 9.0 9.7
Reliability 3.5 3.5 4.0

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Superb handling
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Great fuel economy
  • Large/versatile cargo space
  • Great gas mileage
  • Fun to drive
  • Comfortable ride
  • Excellent reliability score
  • Precise steering
  • Peppy available engine
Cons
  • Complicated infotainment system
  • Ride can be harsh
  • Few standard features

General Specs

Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I4 2.0L/121 Gas I4 1.5L/91 Gas I4 1.8L/110
MPG 26 City / 36 Hwy 27 City / 33 Hwy 28 City / 36 Hwy

Exterior

Body

Body Style 4 Door Sedan 5 Door Hatchback Sedan

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.3 98.4 105.1
Length, Overall (in) 178.5 161.6 177.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 66.7 69.0
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 60.0 56.5

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2857 2496 2608

Tires & Wheels

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

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Cruise Control Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Remote Trunk Release Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Optional
Keyless Entry Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Optional
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.7 90.8 94.6
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 40.4 39.0
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.3 42.0
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 52.7 56.6
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 51.5 50.5
Second Head Room (in) 38.0 39.0 37.1
Second Leg Room (in) 43.7 34.5 36.2
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 51.3 53.3
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 51.3 51.4
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 57.3
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.2 12.5

Entertainment

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

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard 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
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist 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 Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I4 Gas I4 Gas I4
Displacement 2.0L/121 1.5L/91 1.8L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 160 @ 6500 117 @ 6600 140 @ 6500
Torque (Net @ RPM) 146 @ 4450 106 @ 4800 128 @ 4300
Transmission Manual Manual Manual
Turning diameter 36.0 34.4 34.8

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Optional Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 27 28
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 33 36
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.4 10.6 13.2

Suspension

Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Strut Macpherson strut MacPherson strut
Suspension Type - Rear SLA Torsion beam Multi-link
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) w/Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)

Transmission

Automatic Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Manual Standard Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard Standard