2015 Ford Focus ST vs. 2015 Volkswagen GTI Review

Comparison Review

Passengers in the back seat will be able to stretch out a lot more in the Volkswagen GTI than the Ford Focus ST, due to its greater head- and legroom. Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Volkswagen GTI, the Ford Focus ST may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

The Volkswagen GTI requires fewer visits to the gas station than the Ford Focus ST, making it more convenient to drive.

There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Ford Focus ST will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Volkswagen GTI. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Ford Focus ST will cost more in transportation costs than the Volkswagen GTI.

The Ford Focus ST is a little wider than the Volkswagen GTI, so getting in and out of the car in a crowded parking lot may be a little more of a squeeze. For some people, bigger is better. If that's the case for you, then you'll be happier with the Ford Focus ST, which is slightly longer than the Volkswagen GTI.

With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the Ford Focus ST transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Volkswagen GTI.

The Ford Focus ST has a larger turning radius than the Volkswagen GTI, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

When it comes to horsepower, the Ford Focus ST is somewhat more powerful than the Volkswagen GTI.

In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the Ford Focus ST and the Volkswagen GTI. The Ford Focus ST has less cargo capacity than the Volkswagen GTI, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.

The Ford Focus ST comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volkswagen GTI.

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2015 Ford
Focus ST

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MSRP*: $24,370

2015 Volkswagen

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MSRP*: $24,395 - $29,595
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City MPG: 23 25
Highway MPG: 32 --
Engine(s): Inline-4 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 5 - 5 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $22,726 $23,419 - $28,411

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

Days on Lot measures the average number of days a model sits on a dealer's lot before it's sold. This is one predictor of a dealer's willingness to negotiate.

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