2017 Chevy Cruze vs. 2017 Ford Focus

2017 Chevy Cruze White

Chevy Cruze

2017 Ford Focus Blue

Ford Focus

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze and the 2017 Ford Focus are both American compact cars that provide smart features, high efficiency, and the latest technology. Which one will you drive home? You can see how they compare side by side below.

Performance and Efficiency

When you compare the base models of these cars, you’ll find that the Chevy Cruze delivers a better blend of fuel economy and performance.

  • Focus: The Ford Focus earns a 27 mpg city/40 mpg highway/31 mpg highway estimate from the EPA with its base engine and automatic transmission. The Focus produces 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque with its 2.0L four-cylinder engine.
  • Cruze: The Chevy Cruze earns up to 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway based on EPA estimates. The Cruze gets a 1.4L turbocharged four-cylinder that makes 153 hp and 177 lb-ft of torque.

Comfort and Convenience

When you compare interior space in these two models you’ll find that the Chevy Cruze provides more room for you and your passengers. It provides more front and rear leg room, and more front head room. Plus, the Chevrolet Cruze also has a larger trunk than the Ford Focus; it provides 14.8 cubic feet for luggage, while the Focus only has 13.2 cubic feet of trunk space.


The Chevy Cruze offers some upscale features not provided by the Ford Focus. The Cruze comes with an automatic equalizer, 8-way adjustable driver seat, power trunk release, exterior temperature display, trip computer, a compass, and driver and passenger one-touch windows. Those features aren’t standard in the base Ford Focus. Plus the Cruze also has more power outlets than the Ford Focus.

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 the rest of Chicagoland. We think that you’ll agree when you get behind the wheel that the Chevy Cruze is the better choice than the Ford Focus, so come visit us today.