2017 Chevy Cruze Hatchback vs. Ford Focus Hatchback

2017 Chevy Cruze Hatch Blue

Chevy Cruze

2017 Ford Focus Blue

Ford Focus

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze and the 2017 Ford Focus both deliver efficiency, style, and the latest technology. Each one is available as a sedan or a hatchback. If you’re shopping for the hatchback version of one of these two cars in the Calumet City area, you’ve come to the right place. We’re happy to help you decide.

Performance and Efficiency

Want power and efficiency? Either one might deliver a solid blend of both, but when you look at the details, you’ll see that the Cruze is the better choice:

  • Focus: The Focus Hatchback in the base configuration can achieve only 26 mpg city/38 mpg highway and makes 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque with its 2.0L four-cylinder engine.
  • Cruze: The Cruze Hatchback in base configuration earns up to 28 mpg city/39 mpg highway based on EPA estimates, and cranks out more muscle at 153 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque.

Comfort and Convenience

The Chevy Cruze offers more front headroom and more rear shoulder room. It also offers more interior cargo volume with a maximum capacity of up to 47.2 cubic feet. That’s compared to 44.8 cubic feet of space in the Ford Focus.


These two models are almost evenly matched when it comes to feature content. The Chevy Cruze does give you the unique OnStar telematics system with in-car WiFi hotspot and 4G LTE Connectivity standard in the base model. That kind of technology is not standard across the board in the Focus. The Cruze also gets an 8-way driver seat, while the Focus comes with a 6-way adjustable seat for the driver.

Visit Chevrolet of Homewood

You can test drive the latest Chevy Cruze now here at 18033 S. Halsted St. in Homewood, IL, just a few minutes away from Calumet City and anywhere else in Chicagoland. We think that you’ll agree that the Cruze is the superior choice in this matchup, so come visit us today.