2017 Chevrolet Cruze vs. 2017 Ford Focus: Head to Head

Ford Focus, Chevrolet Cruze
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Focus vs. Cruze: Which Domestic Compact Comes Out on Top?

The highly competitive compact car class is packed with 24 small cars built for commuting and fuel efficiency. The best of them offer a bundle of standard features and more refinement than you might expect in a small car. The Ford Focus and Chevrolet Cruze are tied for the No. 10 spot in the class. Each offers several trims, with sedan and hatchback body styles. The Cruze is available as a diesel, while the Focus can be purchased as an electric car.

To provide you with the latest information and help you make an informed choice when purchasing a new vehicle, U.S. News Best Cars examines several factors, including safety, reliability, technology, interior comfort, and how strongly professional car critics recommend a model. The data used in our compact car rankings include research from professional automotive reviews and safety and reliability data from respected third-party sources.

Click through to see how the Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Focus measure up head to head.