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Vehicle Comparisons:
2017 Honda Civic vs Ford Focus

The Honda Civic and the Ford Focus are compact sedans that combine the best of efficiency and design. With striking exteriors and powerful performances, each model delivers a satisfying ride and an unmatched experience you and drivers all over Denver, Centennial, and Aurora are sure to love.

Choosing between these two sedans can be tough, but Mile High Honda is here to help. With our 2017 Honda Civic vs. 2017 Ford Focus comparison, you’ll have no problem deciding which of these impressive vehicles is best for you.

Honda Civic vs Ford Focus: Performance Specs

2017HondaCivicParkingUnlike most sedans, the Honda Civic and the Ford Focus are designed to stand out. However, their bold and unique exteriors aren’t the only things setting them apart from the humdrum models in their class; their performances will, as well.

With its standard 158-horsepower 2.0L 4-cylinder engine and its many performance features, the Honda Civic is more than capable of producing an exhilarating and smooth ride. It also offers a 1.5L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine that pumps out 174 horsepower for strong acceleration and robust handling. Plus, the Civic is exceptionally efficient.

The 2017 Ford Focus provides comparable power, but it’s not as efficient as the Honda Civic. The Focus can only produce up to an EPA-estimated 40 highway MPG, while the Honda Civic can get up to an EPA-estimated 42 highway MPG.1

Interior & Comfort

The 2017 Honda Civic and Ford Focus come with high-quality materials inside and out, which makes both vehicles look and feel more luxurious and sophisticated. On top of that, they include an array of comfort features like heated power-adjustable front seats and an automatic climate control system.

2017 Honda Civic InteriorWhen it comes to interior space, the Ford Focus might be a too snug for some, especially if its rear seats are occupied. This is because it only has 90 cubic feet of passenger volume. The Honda Civic, on the other hand, has 97.8 cubic feet of passenger space, which makes it ideal for families and anyone that needs to transport cargo or luggage.

Both vehicles have a hatchback model, as well, for drivers that need tons of cargo space. However, the Civic Hatchback still has the competitive edge, with 46.2 cubic feet of maximum cargo capacity. The Ford Focus Hatchback only has 43.9 cubic feet of cargo room.

Safety Features & Technologies

These models are equipped with a variety of technologies, too. This includes an infotainment system, navigation system, and smartphone integration technologies.

The 2017 Honda Civic also comes with Honda Sensing™, a suite of driver-assist technologies designed to help prevent collisions or reduce the severity of a crash. A few Honda Sensing™ safety features include the Collision Mitigation Braking System™, Lane Keeping Assist, Road Departure Mitigation, and Adaptive Cruise Control.

The 2017 Ford Focus has a Lane-Keeping Assist System, too, but it doesn’t come with a full suite of safety features to keep your mind at ease when you’re behind the wheel.

Learn More About the 2017 Honda Civic

The Ford Focus is a great sedan, but the 2017 Honda Civic’s advanced safety features, spacious interior, and turbocharged performance make it an excellent choice for all drivers in Denver, Aurora, and Centennial.

If you’re ready to experience the 2017 Honda Civic for yourself, schedule a test drive at Mile High Honda today!



1. Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions, and other factors.

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