Adjust Payment Terms ×

We want to help you find the perfect car that fits your budget. Please adjust the options below so we can estimate the most accurate monthly payments.

Estimated Credit Score or Interest Rate

Desired Loan Term (months)

How much will you put down?

All tax, title and vehicle registration fees are additional. See dealer for complete details.

Sales Hours

Mon - Fri:
8:00AM - 9:00PM
8:00AM - 6:00PM

Service Hours

7:30AM - 8:00PM
Tue - Fri:
7:30AM - 6:00PM
8:00AM - 3:00PM
821 Sagamore Parkway South Lafayette, IN 47905
Sales: (855) 902-6446
Service: (765) 250-5222

2018 Honda Civic Type R vs 2018 Ford Focus RS

2018 Honda Civic Type R vs 2018 Ford Focus RS

The 2018 Honda Civic Type R is quite the performance car with a distinctive look and thrilling engineering. In fact, the 2018 Civic Type R stands out even when compared with the 2018 Ford Focus RS.

There are many aspects that are similar between the two high-performance hatchbacks, such as manual transmission, voice-activation for Bluetooth®, audio and navigation, as well as high safety ratings. However, despite the various similarities, there are several differences that the Civic Type R and Focus RS have. For instance, the Civic Type R offers a more advanced rearview camera than the Focus RS. Also, the Civic Type R is standard with SMS text message function, while the Focus RS needs the available Ford Connect® technology to have that function—though both hatchbacks have Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ equipped.

Performance Specs


Engine Type



Fuel Economy (CTY/HWY)*

2018 Honda Civic Type R

Turbocharged 2.0-Liter I4 306 hp 295 pound-feet 22 / 28 MPG

2018 Ford Focus RS

Turbocharged 2.3-Liter I4 350 hp 350 pound-feet 19 / 26 MPG

*Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle, battery-package/condition, and other factors.

Test Drive the 2018 Honda Civic Type R at Bob Rohrman Honda


2018 Honda Civic Type R

2018 Ford Focus RS

Cargo Volume 25.7 cubic feet 23.8 cubic feet
Passenger Volume 97 cubic feet 90.7 cubic feet
Headroom (Front/Rear) 39.3 / 37.4 inches 39.1 / 37.9 inches
Legroom (Front/Rear) 42.3 / 35.9 inches 41.9 / 33.4 inches

Overall, the 2018 Honda Civic Type R offers more advantages to drivers compared to the 2018 Ford Focus RS.

For more details on the 2018 Honda Civic Type R, you can contact us online or by calling 855-902-6446.