2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus

A vehicle's price is one of the biggest factors drivers consider when purchasing a new car, but what about when the two models' starting MSRP hardly differ. That's the case with the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus, leaving you with a decision to make. So, which model is right for you? Let us help you compare.

For the 2016 model year, the Jetta comes with a brand new standard engine that really helps it compete with other models in the compact segment. This engine is highly fuel efficient, while also producing a whopping 184 lb-ft of torque, which is quite a bit more torque than that found in the Focus' standard engine. Therefore, you can expect a thrilling and sporty drive from the 2016 Jetta, while also getting great fuel economy.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus
150 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque Standard Engine Specs 160 hp, 146 lb-ft of torque
Up to 94.1 cu ft Passenger Volume Up to 90 cu ft
28 city/40 hwy Base Fuel Economy 26 city/36 hwy
From $17,680 MSRP $17,225

Differences Between the 2016 VW Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus

But a powerful and efficient engine doesn't necessarily make a car great. Thankfully for the Jetta, it has a spacious interior for both passengers and cargo. In addition to having the edge on passenger room compared to the 2016 Focus, It also takes the cake when comparing trunk space to the sedan variant of the Focus, with 15.7 cu ft. Though the Focus does offer more cargo capacity in hatchback form, drivers looking for such versatility can check also check out the 2016 VW Golf.

Other features to consider on the Jetta when making your decision include its standard touchscreen infotainment display, available Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a USB port and available Driver Assistant systems like Adaptive Cruise Control and Forward Collision Warning with Autonomous Emergency Braking. Now that you've compared the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus, learn more about VW's compact sedan by scheduling a test drive or giving us a call at Douglas Volkswagen.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus interior cargo space

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