2018 Nissan Altima vs 2018 Ford Focus

Blue 2018 Nissan Altima and red 2018 Ford Focus side by side

For many years now, sedans have been some of the most popular vehicles for all kinds of drivers. Be it their efficient performance, stylish design or impressive features, sedans are often a great all-around vehicle. One of the Nissan vehicles that demonstrates all of these great features year after year is the Altima. To help you find the right car for you, we wanted to take a look at the differences between the 2018 Nissan Altima vs the 2018 Ford Focus.

When it comes to these two models, the 2018 Altima excels when it comes to performance. For example, the Altima comes equipped with a powerful 2.5-liter I-4 engine that can produce 179 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. The standard Altima model also offers an impressive fuel economy rating of 27 city/38 highway/32 combined mpg*.

2018 Nissan Altima


2018 Ford Focus

32* Combined MPG 31
179 Standard Horsepower 160
102 cu.ft Passenger Space 91 cu.ft
15.4 cu.ft Cargo Space 13.2 cu.ft

New Technology in the 2018 Nissan Altima

The 2018 Nissan Altima is filled to the brim with features and technologies. When it comes to safety, the new Altima features standard technologies such as Automatic Emergency Braking and the Intelligent Forward Collision Warning. Drivers can also have access to the NissanConnect infotainment system with easy access to navigation, along with your favorite music thanks to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility.

If you would like to learn more about the differences between the 2018 Nissan Altima vs the 2018 Ford Focus, be sure to contact us at Glendale Nissan. You can also get behind the wheel of the popular sedan by visiting our dealership in Glendale Heights, IL, today. We would be more than happy to assist you in any way we can with your next car purchase.


*2018 EPA Fuel Economy Estimates for Altima:

-27 city MPG / 38 hwy MPG for 2018 Altima 2.5 S, 2.5 SV, 2.5 SL trims

-26 city MPG / 37 hwy MPG for 2018 Altima 2.5 SR trim (including Special Edition)

-22 city MPG / 32 hwy MPG for 2018 Altima 3.5 SL trim

-Actual mileage may vary with driving conditions – use for comparison only.