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Ford Focus vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Price Comparison (MSRP)

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Ford Focus vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $40,635

Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R   
Difference: $1,360

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year20182018
ModelFocusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimRSR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $41,120 $39,785
6-speed manual   0
6-speed manual   0
Options (change) 0 0
Options (change) 0 0
Destination 875 850
Total Price $41,995 $40,635

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TrueDelta Value Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI R
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $4,345
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $39,357
Model Year20182018
ModelFocusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimRSR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine345hp I4292hp I4
TransmissionM6M6
DrivetrainAWDAWD
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)19/26 MPG21/29 MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)355, 10400, 9
Tire (rear if not all the same)235/35-19235/35-19
Total Price$41,995$40,635
Adjustments for Features0-2,985
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$41,995$37,650

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Features Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelFocusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
TrimRSR
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150
AWD$1700$1700
Accessories 
Adaptive cruise control $750
Cruise control$250 
Heated steering wheel$100 
Remote app $25
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist$25 
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats $0
Backup collision intervention $150
Drift mode$0 
Lane departure prevention, steering-based $200
Lane departure warning $200
Obstacle detection, front $200
Obstacle detection, rear $300
Safety key$5 
Secondary collision brake assist $25
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment $50
Overhead sunglass holder $25
Rear seat pass-through $100
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Aux input $50
Heated windshield washer nozzles $15
Larger infotainment display $0
Mirrorlink support $0
Rain-sensing wipers $175
Rear air vents $100
Telematics service, such as OnStar $300
Variable intermittent wipers$75 
Voice control for external devices$0 
Exterior 
Active grille shutters$0 
Larger rear spoiler$200 
Painted brake calipers (optional)$0 
Rear spoiler $200
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Auto-dimming headlights $200
Auto-dimming rearview mirror $150
Boost gauge$75 
Fog lights$125 
Interior ambient lighting $150
Interior ambient lighting, configurable$150 
Large color reconfigurable instrument cluster display $250
LED headlights $1000
Performance meter $150
Spotter mirror(s)$50 
Steering-linked headlights $150
Xenon HID headlights$500 
Powertrain 
Active rear differential$500 
Automatic start / stop$150 
Dual-mode exhaust, switchable $500
Launch control$100 
Limited-slip front differential$500 
No-lift shift$50 
Seats and Interior Trim 
Center armrest(s), second row $50
Door sill trim plates$100 
Illuminated door sill trim plates $200
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat $50
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat $50
Metal pedals$75 
Power 4-way lumbar adjuster, driver seat $150
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat$100 
Power recliner, passenger seat $100
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat $100
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces$0 
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Wheels, dark finish$0 
Total Value of Features$4,980$7,965
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$2,985
Value of Feature Adjustments0-62

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Specifications Comparison: Ford Focus vs. Volkswagen Golf / Rabbit / GTI

Model Year20182018
ModelFocusGolf / Rabbit / GTI
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase104.3 in103.8 in
Length171.6 in167.6 in
Width71.8 in70.8 in
Height57.7 in58.2 in
Curb Weight3,525 lb.3,300 lb.
Fuel Capacity12.4 gal.13.2 gal.
Row 1 Headroom38.3 in38.4 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room55.6 in55.9 in
Row 1 Hip Room53.9 in0.0 in
Row 1 Legroom41.9 in41.2 in
Row 2 Headroom37.9 in38.1 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room53.7 in53.9 in
Row 2 Hip Room52.7 in0.0 in
Row 2 Legroom33.2 in35.6 in
Cargo Volume,
Minimum
23.8 ft317.4 ft3
Cargo Volume,
Maximum
44.8 ft353.7 ft3

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