Small hatchbacks are vehicles that provide good fuel economy, decent storage capacity and a little bit of fun. Two of our favorites are the 2014 Ford Focus Titanium and the 2014 Mazda3 Grand Touring. Both are premium-level compacts that offer loads of cutting-edge technology.
There are some differences between both of these cars. To help highlight the differences between these cars to help you decide which you should buy, we are going to break each car down for you.
[tps_title]2014 Ford Focus Titanium[/tps_title]
The Focus drives really well. The wheels sit close to each corner of the vehicle, improving handling. Regardless of the options you choose, the Focus is a fun car to drive.
The Focus Titanium comes standard with MyFord Touch for the infotainment. For an additional $795, you can add navigation to the system. This stereo supports Bluetooth audio for playback, and will also work with SiriusXM. Unfortunately. MyFord Touch does not work with Ford’s AppLink system for support of apps like Pandora and Spotify.
The Ford gets 27 mpg in the city, 37 mpg on the highway and 31 combined. Active grille shutters help streamline the car at highway speeds. The 2.0L 4-cylinder engine makes 160 hp and 146 lbs/ft of torque.
Keyless entry and pushbutton start are standard equipment on the Ford Focus Titanium, as are automatic headlights. Heated seats and dual-zone climate control top off the list of creature comforts.
The Focus can come as a four-door sedan or a five-door hatchback. We favor the hatchback for carrying large items and giving more headroom to rear-seat passengers.