2016 Chevy Cruze vs 2016 Ford Focus
2016 Chevy Cruze 2016 Ford Focus
$17,495 Base MSRP $17,225
40 mpg highway Standard Fuel Economy 36 mpg highway
Standard Wi-Fi Hotspot Capability N/A
106.3 Wheelbase 104.3

2016 Chevy Cruze vs 2016 Ford Focus

2016 Chevy Cruze wheelbase interior space

The new year promises to be a prime one for the compact sedan, with 2016 introducing several new features and improvements into most models. That said, when looking at these two premium sedans in this 2016 Chevy Cruze vs 2016 Ford Focus comparison, the newly revised 2016 Chevy Cruze rises immediately to the top of the pile based on both space, mileage, and connectivity technology options.

Space is a big one. With new changes to the wheelbase and interior just in the 2016 model year, the 2016 Chevy Cruze has a two-inch advantage on the 2016 Ford Focus when it comes to the wheelbase. That translates to an impressive 35.1 inches of rear leg room, compared to the 33.2 inches available in the Focus. That means that taller passenger are able to enjoy the 2016 Cruze in comfort. With the premium features available in the 2016 Chevy Cruze like heated front cloth seats, heated rear leather-trimmed seats, and heated and leather-wrapped steering wheel, drivers are also guaranteed a high level of comfort.

Wi-Fi on the 2016 Chevy Cruze

When it comes to digital technology, the 2016 Chevy Cruze is also able to pull ahead of the 2016 Ford Focus. Both of these vehicles have available infortainment systems. The Ford can come outfitted with Sync 3 technology which offers hands-free calling and phone integration. The Chevy MyLink however offers the next step up in advanced connectivity options with a standard 7-inch touchscreed display with both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity, and a 8-inch available touchscreen option. More over, each 2016 Chevy Cruze comes with available 4G LTE connectivity and can become a Wi-Fi hotspot for up to seven devices.

In addition to all these previously mentioned features, the 2016 Chevy Cruze promises to get an impressive 40 mpg on highway driving with its new standard 1.4-liter turbo engine, a number that can be matched by the 2016 Ford Focus but not overcome. As you can see, in the 2016 Chevy Cruze vs 2016 Ford Focus comparison, both vehicles are certainly top-notch sedans, but the Cruze over and over again pulls ahead. Contact Alexandria Motors today online or at (320) 298-4352 for more information on features and availability of this excellent compact sedan.

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