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Honda Accord vs. Ford Focus

Compare repair costs, reliability, and owner reviews

Honda Accord

$375
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Ford Focus

$555
Average Annual
Repair Cost

Overall Reliability Rating

4
1
2
Group 4
Group 4
Excellent
The Honda Accord Reliability Rating is 4.5 out of 5.0, which ranks it 3rd out of 24 for midsize cars. The average annual repair cost is $375 which means it has excellent ownership costs. The severity of repairs is low, and these issues are less frequent than average, so the Accord is one of the more reliable vehicles on the road.
4
Group 4
Group 4
Above Average
The Ford Focus Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 29th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $555 which means it has average ownership costs. While the frequency of repairs is higher than normal, the severity of those issues is average, so your Focus may have a few more shop visits when compared to other models.
Cost
Average annual repairs total
$375
inexpensive
expensive
$555
inexpensive
expensive
Frequency
Average annual repair shop visits
0.35
not often
very often
0.59
not often
very often
Severity
Percentage of annual repairs that are urgent
8%
not urgent
urgent
11%
not urgent
urgent

Overall Car Ratings & Details

5 (29)
4 (97)
3 (62)
2 (29)
1 (8)
The Honda Accord ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in brakes.
“My thoughts on driving the 2007 Accord for 10 years. It’s a great car that gets the job done. I’ve had to fix things along the way but that’s part of it. ”
“My thoughts on driving the 2007 Accord for 10 years. It’s a great car that gets the job done. I’v...”
5 (4)
4 (22)
3 (12)
2 (9)
1 (2)
The Ford Focus ranks highest in exhaust and ranks lowest in suspension.
“I'made the original owner, just hit 60,000 miles and have had no problems at all with this car. The manual transmission has been smooth, unlike the problems with the automatic I've read so much ...”
“I'made the original owner, just hit 60,000 miles and have had no problems at all with this car. ...”
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