2018 Ford Focus

2018 Ford Focus

2018 Nissan Sentra

2018 Nissan Sentra

2018 Ford Focus vs. 2018 Nissan Sentra

If you’re shopping for a new compact sedan, you’ve likely looked at the 2018 Ford Focus and the 2018 Nissan Sentra. While on the surface these two vehicles have quite a bit in common, there are some significant differences that put the Focus ahead of the Sentra:

  • More Powerful Engines
  • Better Fuel Efficiency
  • More Accessible Driver Conveniences
  • Better Quality Construction

Explore the results of our side-by-side comparison of these two popular sedans, then stop by Terry’s Ford and experience the Ford Focus action and see if you don’t agree it’s the better value.


The 2018 Ford Focus offers drivers access to more standard power than the Nissan Sentra:

2018 Ford Focus

2018 Nissan Sentra

2.0 L Four-Cylinder Engine Delivers 160 hp and 146 lb.-ft. of Torque

1.8 L Base Engine Delivers 130 hp and 128 lb.-ft. of Torque

2.0 L EcoBoost Engine Creates 25 -hp and 270 lb.-ft. of Torque

1.6 L NISMO Engine Generates 188 hp and 177 lb.-ft. of Torque

1.0 L EcoBoost Engine Delivers 30 mpg/city and 40 mpg/highway EPA-estimated Fuel Economy

1.8 L Engine Provided 27 mpg/city and 35 mpg/highway Fuel Efficiency during EPA Testing

Not only does the Ford Focus deliver better performance and fuel efficiency, but maintaining the vehicle will cost drivers less according to Jack Gillis author of The Car Book, who states that service and maintenance charges for Ford vehicles cost significantly less than those for Nissan vehicles.

Driver Conveniences

The Ford Focus makes the Peotone and Bradley commute easier with an impressive list of driver conveniences that include:

2018 Ford Focus

2018 Nissan Sentra

Keyless Pin Entry System

No Pin Entry System

Available Remote Vehicle Starting System

No Factory Remote Start

Optional Active Park Assist

No Parking Assist Feature

And, because JD Power and Associates show that Ford vehicles do better in initial quality, ranking them six spaces above Nissan vehicles, drivers will be able to enjoy those amenities for longer.

Test-drive the Ford Focus in Peotone, IL

Explore the possibilities and see why the 2018 Ford Focus beat out the 2018 Nissan Sentra in our Peotone and Bradley comparison. Contact Terry’s Ford at 888-832-3250 or visit our showroom at 363 North Harlem Ave. in Peotone, IL to schedule a test drive and learn about your financing options.