2016 Volkswagen Golf vs 2016 Ford Focus

Offering a wonderful combination of practicality, comfort, refined driving characteristics, excellent tech features and an upscale and roomy cabin, the 2016 Volkswagen Golf is a top choice for a small hatchback. After debuting in the United States over four decades ago, the Volkswagen Golf continues to be one of the world's most successful and beloved cars. In this 2016 Volkswagen Golf vs 2016 Ford Focus comparison, we show how the new Golf favorably stacks up against the competition.

You would be hard-pressed to find a compact car that matches the premium level of comfort in the 2016 Golf. The cabin features a bold and sporty design and well-grained materials that are soft to the touch. Buttons and switches are placed close to the driver and offer an intuitive and simple sense of control. The new Golf also offers plenty of room, with an interior volume of 93.5 cu-ft, compared to only 90.0 cu-ft for the 2016 Focus. Additionally, when you fold the rear seats down and lower the cargo floor on the 2016 Golf, you'll get 52.7 of cargo space. In comparison, the 2016 Focus only offers a maximum cargo volume of 43.9 cu-ft.

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2016 Volkswagen Golf VS 2016 Ford Focus
93.5 cu-ft Passenger Volume  90.0 cu-ft
52.7 cu-ft Cargo Volume  43.9 cu-ft
1.8-liter Turbo I4 Engine  2.0-liter Ti-VCT I4 
170 Horsepower  160

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If you're looking for a fun-to-drive compact car, then you'll be very impressed with the 2016 Golf, especially with its responsive handling, which gives it the ability to maneuver through curves and around corners with ease. It comes standard with a 1.8-liter turbocharged I4 engine, delivering an impressive 170 horsepower. In comparison, the 2.0-liter Ti-VCT I4 in the 2016 Focus only manages 160 horsepower. Also, you'll be getting a great deal of savings at pump with the 2016 Golf's excellent fuel economy of 25 city/37 hwy mpg.

You and your passengers can have the peace of mind for safety in the Volkswagen Golf. It was named a 2015 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety Top Safety Pick+, and offers excellent safety features like Automatic Post-Collision Braking System, Intelligent Crash Response System, Electronic Stability Control and six airbags. If you're interested in learning more about the 2016 Golf or wish to take one for a test drive, then don't hesitate to contact us at Carter Volkswagen.

2016 Volkswagen Golf vs 2016 Ford Focus Cargo Space
2016 Volkswagen Golf vs 2016 Ford Focus Exterior Features
2016 Volkswagen Golf vs 2016 Ford Focus - Interior
2016 Volkswagen Golf vs 2016 Ford Focus - Tech Features

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