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2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Nissan Sentra

Green 2018 Ford Focus next to blue 2018 Nissan Sentra in comparison image

Whether your goals for the daily drive lie on a commute to work, or you just need a budget-friendly companion as you travel through town, you can't go wrong with an inexpensive yet highly adaptable and versatile sedan by your side. Models such as the 2018 Ford Focus and 2018 Nissan Sentra can provide this in spades, as if you ask anyone, they'll tell you that these are two of the top options on the entire market. It's easy to see why, as the Focus and Sentra can check off all the boxes when it comes to economic performance, safety innovation, and a healthy dose of fun on board. But how well do they match up against one another?

We know that it can be a big commitment and often, a hassle to find the model that best fits every need you have for the road. That's why we've done some research on the Focus and Sentra; we invite you to come join us as we run through what makes both counterparts so worthy of your adoration. Check it out!

2018 Ford Focus 


2018 Nissan Sentra 

$17,950  Starting MSRP  $16,990 
2.0-liter Inline 4  Base Engine  1.8-liter Inline 4 
159 horsepower  Horsepower  124 horsepower 
30 miles per gallon city / 40 highway  Fuel Economy  29 miles per gallon city / 37 highway 

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A comparison like this almost isn't fair, as there are so many ways that the 2018 Ford Focus in Carbon County holds an upper hand over the Sentra. It can produce more horsepower and torque with better fuel economy than that of the Sentra, and with SYNC® infotainment built in, you can get connected easily for hands-free streaming, navigation and communication that is far more intuitive than most competitors can deliver. Add this to a long list of safety technologies onboard, and the Focus can keep you secure no matter what the conditions, elements or traffic have to say. Some of these features include:

  • AdvanceTrac® Electronic Stability Control
  • Anti-Lock Brake System
  • Electric Power-Assisted Steering
  • Reverse Sensing System
  • Blind Spot Information System with Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Lane-Keeping System
  • Active Park Assist
  • Many more!

If you have any further questions about the 2018 Focus, we highly encourage you to contact our sales team here at Kovatch Ford. We're happy to get you inside for a test drive and help you work out a budget-friendly financing deal if you're ready to welcome the Focus home. Stop in and see us today!