2018 Hyundai Elantra vs 2018 Ford Focus Comparison at Pathway Hyundai

Comparing Popular Sedans

Originally designed and tuned for the European market before being perfected for our Canadian roads, the Elantra was made to turn heads everywhere it goes. It has a starting MSRP of $15,999, offers seven models and features seating to keep five passengers comfortable. One of its top competitors is the 2018 Ford Focus which has a starting MSRP of $16,078 and offers 11 models to choose from. The 2018 Hyundai Elantra is available now at Pathway Hyundai. We are located at 1375 Youville Dr, Orléans, Ontario. Call us at (613) 837-4222.

Performance Comparison

For 2018 the Hyundai Elantra offers an advanced 2.0L Atkinson engine with four cylinder that comes with an available six speed auto transmission. This engine offers drive mode select with three options: normal, eco, sport and creates 147 hp. Fuel economy comes in at 9.3/6.4/8.0L per 100km (city/hwy/combined). Focus offers four engines to choose from including the ever popular 1.0L Turbocharged EcoBoost first-ever three cylinder engine. It has been a winner in the sub-1.0L category for six years. There is also the 2.0L Ti-VCT (standard on S, SE Hatchback, SEL and Titanium) which creates 160 horsepower and offers 6.9 L/100km on the highway.

Technology Comparison

Elantra is one of the most well equipped cars technology wise in its segment. Smartphone integration and blind-spot monitoring come standard (on all but the lowest trim level) while rear parking assist and Blind spot detection are available. These systems monitor the hard to see places and make it possible to be aware when there is an obstruction. Focus also offers an available BLIS (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert, and plus the Lane-Keeping System which monitors the road lines and alerts the driver if drift is noticed.

Style Comparison

With a very aerodynamic body and LED lights all around the Elantra is sleek and stylish. It now offers a more refined interior, tall side walls and a quiet, comfortable above-average ride. On the interior there is very little visual clutter, the buttons are all well marked, and the center console is titled for easy of use. The trunk offers 14.4 cubic feet of storage which is near the top of its class. All models are sleek, sporty and designed to turn heads. There are 11 different types of wheels to choose from ranging from 17-18” inches in size. A long list of colours to choose from and an interior that is spacious, comfortable and intuitively designed with an almost innumerable amount of configurations all come as part of the package.

Safety Comparison

Elantra offers seven standard airbags and is an IIHS Top Safety Pick+ with it’s innovative SUPERSTRUCTURE frame. Made of high strength steel it makes the car lighter and more fuel efficient and more sturdy and safe. The Autonomous Automatic Emergency Braking system monitors for forward collisions and if one is imminent and no action is taken it will step in to automatically brake. Focus comes with AdvanceTrac ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) to ensure that it can stay stable and brake efficiently and safely. Also offering standard Torque Vectoring Control which helps the front wheels grip and navigate better while cornering or driving in slippery conditions. Also offered is a standard rearview camera.

Find the 2018 Hyundai Elantra at Pathway Hyundai

With most buyers focusing on SUVs sedans can no longer rest on their laurels. Elantra is a well equipped advanced sedan for a affordable price and when put up against a classic sedan like the Focus it stands up. The 2018 Hyundai Elantra is available now at Pathway Hyundai. We are located at 1375 Youville Dr, Orléans, Ontario. Call us at (613) 837-4222.