Comparison - Ford Focus Titanium 2018 - vs - Lexus ES 350 F Sport 2019

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Make: 
Model: 
Average Price: 
24,270
Updated: 
08 Jun 2018
$
44,035
Updated: 
16 Oct 2018
Car Type: 
Car
Car
Year: 
2018
2019
Total Seating: 
5
5
Transmission: 
6-speed dual-clutch
8-speed Shiftable Automatic
Bluetooth: 
yes
yes
Heated seats: 
yes
yes
Navigation: 
yes
yes
Drive Type: 
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive
Doors: 
5
5
Fuel Tank Capacity: 
12.40gals
15.90gals
Exterior Colors: 
Color: 
Blue Metallic
#5D80A9
Magnetic
#676657
Lightning Blue
#26488E
Oxford White
#FFFFFF
Hot Pepper Red
#E04329
Outrageous Green
#93A70A
Shadow Black
#0D0D0D
White Platinum
#ECECEC
Ingot Silver
#BEBFC1
White Gold
#CABB85
Color: 
Ultrasonic Blue Mica 2.0
#2646b3
Caviar
#2e2e2e
Nebula Gray Pearl
#4f5052
Matador Red Mica
#720d14
Obsidian
#090909
Silver Lining Metallic
#bbbdba
Ultra White
#fafafa
Atomic Silver
#abaab8

Expert Reviews

Expert reviews: 

The 2018 Ford Focus is irony on wheels: it comes in a dizzying range of models, of which the SEL and ST are our picks.

Pros
Sweet ST, schizo RS
High-economy 3-cylinder
Ride quality on non-performance models
Attractive sheet metal
Lots of high-end options

Cons
Convoluted dash
Tiny audio controls on base models
Lots of tire noise
Costs more than some good rivals
Light on safety tech

By: 
thecarconnection.com

The 2018 Ford Focus ranked #4 in Compact Cars. Currently the Ford Focus has a score of 8.7 out of 10 which is based on our evaluation of 89 pieces of research and data elements using various sources.

Pros
Agile and fun to drive
Two potent turbocharged engines available
High predicted reliability rating

Cons
Cramped rear seat

By: 
usnews.com

The 2018 Ford Focus is a well-rounded and competent small car. It's available in a variety of flavors, including a no-frills commuter machine, a high-performance hatchback and, yes, even as an EV..The Ford Focus is essentially unchanged for 2018.

PROS
Rides comfortably over bumps
Sporty steering and handling around turns
Interior stays quiet at highway speeds
Lots of upscale and high-tech options

CONS
Advanced driver safety aids available on top Titanium trim only
Underwhelming acceleration, particularly from the 1.0-liter engine.
Tight back seat for adults

By: 
edmunds.com

The 2019 Lexus ES 350 Sedan is offered in the following styles: 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A), F SPORT 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A), Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A), and Ultra Luxury 4dr Sedan (3.5L 6cyl 8A). Lexus ES 350 Sedan models are available with a 3.5 L-liter gas engine, with output up to 302 hp, depending on engine type.

Pros
Excellent ride quality, especially with the F-Sport's adaptive dampers
Surprisingly capable handling
Comfortable and mostly upscale interior for the price
Dramatically improved technology compared to the previous generation

Cons
A few interior plastics feel thin and cheap
Efficiency-first transmission doesn't match the F-Sport's character
Some controls require using the infotainment interface
Finicky infotainment interface

By: 
edmunds.com

Pros
F Sport athleticism,
shapely sheetmetal,
gorgeous interior,
whisper quiet.

Cons
Vague hybrid steering,
leisurely standard-model dynamics.

By: 
caranddriver.com

The 2019 Lexus ES promises to be both sedate and sporty.

Pros
Best-looking ES ever?
F Sport looks promising
Apple CarPlay, finally!
Thrifty hybrid

Cons
No all-wheel drive
Will it really be sporty?
Infotainment controller could be complicated
Shoppers want crossover SUVs, which the ES is not

By: 
thecarconnection.com

Fuel

Fuel Type: 
Regular Unleaded
Regular Unleaded
Fuel Economy City USA: 
24.00mpg
22.00mpg
Fuel Economy HWY: 
34.00mpg
31.00mpg
Engine type: 
Petrol/Gas
Petrol/Gas

Engine and Performance

Valves: 
16
24
Cylinders: 
4
Inline
6
V
Engine Size/Displacement: 
2.00L
3.50L
Torque: 
146ft-lbs
at 4 500rpm
267ft-lbs
at 4 700rpm
Horsepower: 
160hp
at 6 500rpm
302hp
at 6 600rpm
Turning Circle: 
36.00Feet
Cam Type: 
Double overhead cam (DOHC)
Double overhead cam (DOHC)

Convenience

Cruise Control: 
yes
yes
Door Pockets: 
yes
yes
Cupholders: 
yes
yes
Overhead console: 
yes
no
Seatback Storage: 
yes
yes
Power Steering: 
yes
yes
Parking sensors: 
yes
no
Steering Wheel Tilt: 
yes
yes
Telescopic steering wheel: 
yes
yes
Rear View Camera: 
yes
yes
Front view Camera: 
no
no
Side view Camera: 
no
no
On steering wheel: 
Audio and cruise controls on steering wheel
Transmission, Cruise And Audio Controls On Steering Wheel
More in Convenience: 
Leather Steering Wheel
Keyless Ignition
Heated Steering Wheel
leather steering wheel
keyless ignition
turn signal in mirrors

Exterior Dimensions

Length: 
178.70in
195.90in
Width: 
71.80in
73.40in
Height: 
57.80in
56.90in
Wheel Base: 
104.30in
113.00in

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room: 
38.30
37.50
Front Hip Room: 
53.90in
55.00in
Front Leg Room: 
43.10in
42.40in
Front Shoulder Room: 
55.60in
55.90in
Rear Head Room: 
38.00
37.80
Rear Hip Room: 
52.80in
54.30in
Rear leg room: 
33.20in
39.20in
Rear Shoulder room: 
52.60in
54.30in

Weights and capacites

Cargo Capacity: 
16.70cu.ft
Cargo Capacity with Seats in Place: 
13.20cu.ft
16.70cu.ft
Curb Weight: 
2952.00lbs
3649.00lbs

Instruments

Clock: 
yes
yes
Trip computer: 
yes
yes
Techometer: 
yes
yes
External Temperature Display: 
yes
yes
Compass: 
yes
no

Power Features

Power windows: 
yes
yes
Remote Keyless doors: 
yes
yes
More Power Features: 
4 One-Touch Power Windows
Heated Mirrors
hands-free entry
Reverse tilt passenger only provides curb view when vehicle in reverse
Heated mirrors
4 One-Touch Power Windows

Seats

Rear Seat Collapsible: 
no
no
Front Seats Features: 
Sport Front Seats
Multi-Level Heating Driver Seat
Leather
Height Adjustable Driver Seat
Multi-Level Heating Passenger Seat
Driver Seat With Power Adjustable Lumbar Support
4 -Way Manual Passenger Seat Adjustment
6 -Way Power Driver Seat
10 -way power passenger seat
bucket front seats
height adjustable passenger seat
multi-level heating driver seat
leatherette
ventilated driver seat
ventilated passenger seat
10 -way power driver seat
height adjustable driver seat
multi-level heating passenger seat
Driver seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Passenger seat with power adjustable lumbar support
Rear Seats Features: 
Folding center armrest
Folding Rear Seatback
Rear Ventilation Ducts
folding with pass-thru center armrest
rear ventilation ducts

Suspension

Front Suspension: 
Front Stabilizer Bar
Front Stabilizer Bar
Rear Suspension: 
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Rear Stabilizer Bar
Suspension Info: 
Four-Wheel Independent Suspension
four-wheel independent suspension

Comfort

Interior air Filtration: 
yes
yes
Climate Control: 
yes
yes
More Comfort Features: 
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors
Keyless Ignition
Dual Illuminating Vanity Mirrors

Entertainment

DVD player: 
no
no
AM/FM Radio: 
yes
yes
Satellite radio: 
yes
yes
Video monitor: 
no
no
More Entertainment: 
1 Subwoofer(S)
USB Connection
6 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service
10 Total Speakers
Speed Sensitive Volume Control
Sony Premium Brand Speakers
Memory Card Slot
355 Watts Stereo Output
Pioneer premium brand speakers
auxiliary audio input and USB with external media control
10 total speakers
USB connection
3 Months Of Provided Satellite Radio Service

Exterior Features

Sunroof: 
no
no
Rear defogger: 
yes
yes
Alloy Wheels: 
yes
yes
Wheel size: 
17 In
19 x 8.0 in.
Wheels more: 
Inside Mounted Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
All Season Tires
inside mounted spare tire
temporary spare tire
All season tires
painted alloy wheels
Wheel Dimensions: 
Width: 
215.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
50
Diameter: 
R17
Width: 
235.00millimeters
Aspect Ratio: 
40
Diameter: 
R19

Safety Features

ABS: 
yes
yes
Front head airbags: 
yes
yes
Rear head airbags: 
yes
yes
Dual front side-mounted airbags: 
yes
yes
Child seat anchors: 
yes
yes
Emergency braking assist: 
yes
yes
Front brakes: 
Ventilated front disc brakes
Ventilated front disc brakes
Rear brakes: 
solid rear disc brakes
solid rear disc brakes
Rear door child safety locks: 
yes
yes
Daytime running lights: 
yes
yes
Engine immobilizer: 
yes
yes
Front fog lights: 
yes
yes
Auto delay off headlamps: 
yes
yes
Dusk sensing headlamps: 
yes
yes
Front headrests: 
yes
yes
Rear headrests: 
yes
yes
Stability control: 
yes
yes
Traction control: 
yes
yes
Tire pressure monitoring: 
yes
yes
More Safety Features: 
Remote Anti-Theft Alarm System
Passenger Airbag Occupant Sensing Deactivation
Rear Height Adjustable Headrests
Post-Collision Safety System
Rear Center 3-Point Belt
Turn signal mirrors
Passenger airbag occupant sensing deactivation
Rear height adjustable headrests
remote anti-theft alarm system
pre-collision safety system
Rear center 3-point belt
post-collision safety system
lane departure warning accident avoidance system
LED headlamp

Options

Packages: 
Equipment Group 300A
Titanium Technology Package
Navigation Package
Navigation w/Mark Levinson Audio Package
Exterior Options: 
Front License Plate Bracket
Triple Beam LED Headlights
Alloy Wheel Locks
Door Edge Guards
Illuminated Trunk Sill
Door Edge Film by 3M
Body Side Moldings
Rear Bumper Applique
Premium Paint
Hands-Free Power Open and Close Trunk
Interior Options: 
Navigation System W/SiriusXM Traffic And Travel Link
F SPORT Heated Leather Steering Wheel
Wireless Charger
F SPORT Leather Steering Wheel
Cargo Net
Key Gloves w/F Logo
Universal Tablet Holder
Mark Levinson Audio
Key Gloves w/Lexus Logo
10.2" Head-Up Display (HUD)
Carpet Trunk Mat
Illuminated Door Sills
Power Rear Sunshade

Colors

Interior Colors: 
Color: 
Black, leatherette
#252525
Circuit Red, leatherette
#771721