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2018 Ford Focus vs. 2018 Nissan Sentra: A Sedan Comparison | Westlie Ford

Ford Focus vs. Nissan Altima

Are you on the hunt for a new, high-performance sedan? Two popular options for drivers in the Washougal, WA area are the 2018 Ford Focus and the 2018

Nissan Sentra. The experts at Westlie Ford have crafted this Ford Focus vs. Nissan Sentra comparison article to provide you with all the information you need to make a decision on which sedan best suits your driving needs.

For a detailed breakdown of information on the Ford Focus, be sure to check out the Ford Focus research hub. If you already know that the 2018 Ford Focus is the sedan for you, peruse our extensive Focus inventory to view available models. If you have any questions, or would prefer to speak directly with a product specialist, call (360) 602-2490.

For the purposes of this comparison, we will be looking at the 2018 Ford Focus S sedan, starting at $17,950 MSRP, and the 2018 Nissan Sentra S, starting at $16,990 MSRP.

Performance

The 2018 Ford Focus outperforms the Nissan Sentra by a landslide, with far more horsepower and torque capability. View engine and performance details below:

2018 Ford Focus S Sedan 2018 Nissan Sentra S
2.0L Ti-VCT GDI I4 Engine 1.8L I4
160 HP Horsepower 124 HP
146 lb.-ft. Torque 125 lb.-ft.
5-speed manual; optional 6-speed PowerShift automatic Transmission 6-speed manual
Up to 26/38

MPG (city/hwy)

Up to 27/35

Safety

You don’t want to leave anything to chance when it comes to the safety of you and your passengers. Both the Focus and Sentra come with a LATCH System, but you will only receive a rearview camera, blind spot warning, and Belt-Minder® front safety belt reminder when you select the Ford Focus as your next sedan. Additional standard safety features of the 2018 Focus include:

  • Child-safety rear door locks
  • Height-adjustable shoulder safety belts for front row
  • SecuriLock® Passive Anti-Theft System
  • SOS Post-Crash Alert System™
  • Driver’s knee, front-seat side, and side curtain airbags
Active Park Assist
Ford Focus Interior
Ford Focus Technology

Interior and Technology

After closely comparing the 2018 Ford Focus to the Nissan Sentra, our product specialists believe the Ford Focus is the clear winner, packed with premium comfort, convenience, and technology features to upgrade your daily drive.

 

2018 Ford Focus Interior Features

  • Cabin air filtration system
  • 3-point steering wheel
  • Front-door storage bins
  • Power door locks
  • Front carpeted floor mats
  • Front and rear dome lights

 

2018 Ford Focus Technology Features

  • AM/FM stereo with 4 speakers
  • MyKey® technology
  • SYNC®
  • Available Apple CarPlay™ / Android Auto™

Test Drive

The best way to decide if the 2018 Ford Focus is the ideal sedan for your lifestyle is to schedule a test drive appointment at our Ford dealership in Washougal, WA! If you have any questions, contact us online or give our team a call at (360) 602-2490.