2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Mazda3

Ford Focus and Mazda3 sedans parked next to each other in comparison image

If you're in search of a top-of-the-line sedan or hatchback model, you can find either configuration with the two vehicles that we're taking a look at today. The 2018 Ford Focus and 2018 Mazda3 have both etched their names in automotive history as two of the most favoured models for young professionals to adventurous university students, as their punch, efficiency and ample interior volume can't be undermined. Because of this, the decision between these two icons can often be a tough one to figure out, so we decided to give you an inside look at each!

Join Sherwood Ford today as we take you through some research that we've put together on both the 2018 Ford Focus and 2018 Mazda3 – we think you'll find them to your liking, and you might just end up with a new favourite compact vehicle!



2018 Ford Focus 

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2018 Mazda3

$15,902  Starting MSRP  $16,000 
2.0L Inline 4 / 160 horsepower  Base Engine / Horsepower  2.5L Inline 4 / 155 horsepower 
Up to 44.8 cubic feet  Hatchback Cargo Volume  Up to 47.1 cubic feet 
6.1 L/100 km  Highway Fuel Economy (L/100 km)  6.4 L/100 km 

Get the 2018 Ford Focus in Sherwood Park AB

At first glance, you might be inclined to opt for the 2018 Mazda3 if you need more space inside for your valuables and belongings. It certainly holds an upper hand when it comes to cargo, but a closer look reveals that the 2018 Ford Focus in Sherwood Park AB is capable of delivering on every need that you have. It offers greater fuel economy and baseline horsepower than the Mazda3, the latter of which combines with a SelectShift® six-speed automatic transmission meant to give you a smooth, responsive and fun drive no matter what the elements might look like. All the while, you can count on the 2018 Focus to keep you safe and connected, thanks to SYNC® 3 infotainment and a wealth of onboard driver assistance innovation. Some of these included safety features – which have allowed the Focus to claim a 5 Star Overall NHTSA Rating – are:

  • AdvanceTrac® Electronic Stability Control w/ Anti-Lock Brake System
  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Blind Spot Information System (BLIS®) with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Active Park Assist
  • Many more!

If you've taken a liking to the 2018 Ford Focus and would like to schedule a test drive, be sure to contact our sales team at Sherwood Ford today. We're happy to help you get inside, as well as get you set up with a budget-friendly financing deal so you can roll off the lot in comfort. Stop in and see us at your earliest convenience!