2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Chevy Cruze
2016 Ford Focus 2016 Chevy Cruze
2 Engine Options 1
160 hp Top Horsepower 153 hp
sedan, hatchback Body Styles sedan
Ford MyKey (standard) Teen Driver System N/A

2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Chevy Cruze

2016 Ford Focus Akins Ford from the front

Those in the market for a small car want versatility, fuel efficiency, solid acceleration, power and a comfortable interior that can serve well either on errands or during the daily commute. Either of the vehicles in this 2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Chevy Cruze comparison offers premium value and plenty of comfort features that can please car shoppers. Both of these vehicles are available in multiple trim levels to provide shoppers just the features they are looking for, but only the 2016 Ford Focus is available in both a sedan and hatchback body style (starting at the advanced SE trim level). This five-door hatchback style can offer even more space and comfort than the traditional four-door sedan.

Both vehicles offer a wide range of available safety features in the upper trims, including blind-spot warnings, rear cross traffic alerts, and a lane departure warnings. A rearview camera is standard in each vehicle as well, but only the Ford also comes standard with a teen driving system (Ford MyKey) which allows parents to set parameters which will affect how the Focus drives for their student. Some of these parameters might include limits on the maximum volume maximum, or a function which stops the car from moving until seatbelts have been fastened.

Engine advantages on the 2016 Focus

When it comes to engine options, comparing the 2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Chevy Cruze also shows some significant differences. The 2016 Cruze is available with a single 1.4-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine option which is very fuel efficient, but doesn't match the horsepower available on the Ford Focus' standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine. Both engines are rated for up to 40 mpg for highway driving. The S and SE trims of the 2016 Ford Focus are matched to a five-speed manual transmission with an optional six-speed automatic, while the 2016 Chevy Cruze comes with a standard six-speed automatic transmission and an available six-speed automatic.

New to 2016, the Ford Focus is available with the advanced SYNC 3 infotainment system, which has been upgraded compared to previous years to be even more responsive, with advanced voice command technology and an eight-inch touchscreen. The Chevrolet MyLink system in the 2016 Chevy Cruze also offers many infotainment options and is available with either a seven- or eight-inch touchscreen display. For more information on the 2016 Ford Focus or this 2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Chevy Cruze comparsion, contact Akins Ford at at (866) 625-1965.

2016 Ford Focus cockpit driving center view