2018 Ford Focus S vs. SE

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2018 Ford Focus S

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2018 Ford Focus SE

With 10 available configurations, including hatchback styles and an electric model, the 2018 Ford Focus is one of the most versatile vehicles on Smithville roads. Each trim level has something unique to offer, but today we'll turn our attention toward comparing the Ford Focus S vs. SE. Find out which of these two entry-level Ford Focus trims is right for you, below!


Ford Focus S vs. SE: Pricing and Body Styles

The new Ford Focus is offered in a variety of versatile body styles, all within an affordable price range:

  • The Ford Focus S sedan starts at just $17,950 MSRP, while the Focus SE sedan starts at $19,245 MSRP.
  • The SE is also available as a hatchback, which will increase the MSRP to $20,540.

The S, SE, and SE hatchback all offer 5-person seating. The S and SE sedans offer 13.2 cubic feet of trunk space, while the SE hatchback offers 23.3 cubic feet with its rear seats upright, and 43.9 cubic feet with the rear seats folded down.

2018 focus in city

Ford Focus S vs. SE: Performance and Fuel Economy

Whether you're picking up groceries or you're heading to a Cedar Creek attraction, you're going to love the performance your Focus delivers. Take a look at each model's engine specs and fuel economy, below:

  • The Ford Focus S standard engine is a 2.0L Ti-VCT direct-injection I-4 that delivers 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque. It earns an EPA-estimated 25 mpg city/34 mpg highway.
  • The Focus SE sedan is equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost® engine with auto start-stop technology that delivers 123 hp and 125 lb-ft of torque, earning an EPA-estimated 30 mpg city/40 mpg highway.
  • The Focus SE hatchback shares the same standard 2.0L Ti-VCT I-4 engine as the S, also getting 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque, but its EPA-estimated fuel economy is a bit better, earning 26 mpg city/38 mpg highway.
2018 focus se in city

Ford Focus S vs. SE: Technology Features

Unlike popular models from other brands you see on the road in LaGrange, you don't have to upgrade to a top-tier trim to get smart technology features in your Ford Focus. Even when you opt for the entry-level S sedan, you'll get Ford MyKey® with owner controls (great for teen drivers), a message center with trip computer, and Ford SYNC®with voice recognition. Take a look at some additional feature highlights for each trim, below:

  • Focus S sedan
    • Smart Charging USB port
    • Tilt and telescoping steering wheel, 4-way adjustable
    • One-touch down front driver window
    • One front 12-volt powerpoint
    • Driver-configurable 4.2-inch color LCD display
    • Rear view camera
    • AdvanceTrac® with Electronic Stability Control
    • Tire pressure monitoring system
    • Remote keyless entry
  • Focus SE sedan and SE hatchback
    • One-touch down front and rear windows
    • Additional rear 12-volt powerpoint
    • Cruise control
    • Sirius XM® Radio
2018 focus se interior

Explore All of the Ford Focus Trims at Sames Bastrop Ford!

When you're ready to take the next step, contact us to schedule a test drive at our Bastrop dealership! Our Ford specialists will be happy to show you the other Ford Focus trims available and answer any questions you may have. Don't miss out on great savings - check out our latest Ford specials!

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