2015 Honda Civic Si SedanThe 2015 Honda Civic Si Sedan and the 2015 Ford Focus Sedan are both winning choices in an increasingly competitive compact car segment. There once was a time when the Honda Civic ruled uncontested, but the competition has become fierce. While both of these vehicles may offer some advantages, which one wins out in the end for Frankfort and Orland Park, IL area drivers? Let’s take a closer look at the new Honda Civic and Ford Focus.

Performance

When it comes to power, the 2015 Honda Civic Si simply has the 2015 Ford Focus outmatched. The Civic Si makes 205 hp and 174 lb-ft of torque while the Focus is only rated at 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque. The Civic Si will provide more power for merging, passing, and driving fun.

Safety

The 2015 Honda Civic and 2015 Ford Focus both received top ratings from the IIHS in the moderate overlap front, side, roof strength, and head restraints/seats categories. Unfortunately for the Ford Focus, the Honda Civic won out in the new tough small front overlap crash test.

Additionally, the Civic Si comes standard with a rearview camera, which should aid in safe parking and reversing. The Focus lacks that feature.

Determining Value

When you consider the value of a new car purchase you’ve got to look at the long term cost of ownership and the feature content in comparatively equipped vehicles. The 2015 Honda Civic Si gets important features that include:

  • A moonroof
  • Fog lights
  • A leather wrapped steering wheel
  • A stereo antitheft system
  • A remote trunk release

None of those features come standard on the 2015 Ford Focus.

Car shoppers should also consider depreciation, the single biggest cost of owning a car. ALG residual value estimates give us a good idea of how much our cars will be worth in three and five years. ALG says the Honda Civic Si will retain 62 percent of its value after three years and 46 percent of its value after five years. Meanwhile, ALG claims the Ford Focus will only be worth 47 percent of its original value in three years and 33 percent of its original value in five years.

You can see that the Honda Civic Si simply offers a superior value.

Visit Community Honda of Orland Park Today

View InventoryCommunity Honda of Orland Park is a leading Honda dealer serving the Frankfort area. We’re located at 8340 W. 159th St., just a few minutes from Frankfort, and we can help you get behind the wheel of the sporty 2015 Honda Civic Si right away. We think that the Civic Si offers a superior combination of performance and efficiency, so come visit us soon for a test drive!