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

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Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Ford Focus Invoice Comparison

Lowest Total Price: $31,365

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI   
Difference: $265

Lowest Total Invoice: $30,141

Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI   
Difference: $77

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  Down Payment Interest Rate Term
Model Year2012201220182018
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTIFocusFocus
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Base Price $24,595 $34,590 $25,075 $41,120
Base Invoice $23,611 $33,207 $23,947 $39,270
Autobahn Package 6,000      
Sunroof and Navigation Package   1,500    
ST3     5,680  
Sunroof       895
Autobahn Package 5,760      
Sunroof and Navigation Package   1,440    
ST3     5,396  
Sunroof       850
Options (change) 6,000 1,500 5,680 895
Options (change) 5,760 1,440 5,396 850
Destination 770 770 875 875
Total Price $31,365 $36,860 $31,630 $42,890
Total Invoice $30,141 $35,417 $30,218 $40,995

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

Lowest Adjusted Price and Invoice: Ford Focus ST
TrueDelta Adjusted Price Difference: $1,275
TrueDelta Adjusted Invoice Difference: $1,394
Model Year2012201220182018
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTIFocusFocus
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Engine200hp I4256hp I4252hp I4345hp I4
EPA Fuel Economy (city/highway)/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG/ MPG
Audio (watts, speakers)300, 8300, 8355, 10355, 10
Tire (rear if not all the same)225/40-18225/40-18235/40-18235/35-19
Total Price$31,365$36,860$31,630$42,890
Adjustments for Features0-1,950-1,540-4,690
Feature-Adjusted Total Price$31,365$34,910$30,090$38,200
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,545$0$8,110
Total Invoice$30,141$35,417$30,218$40,995
Adjustments for Features0-1,874-1,471-4,483
Feature-Adjusted Total Invoice$30,141$33,543$28,747$36,512
Cost Above Minimum$0$3,402$0$7,765

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Features Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Ford Focus

Model Year2012201220182018
ModelGolf / GTIGolf / GTIFocusFocus
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Transmission and Drivetrain 
6-speed manual$150$150$150$150
FWD$0 $0 
AWD $1700 $1700
Heated steering wheel  $100$100
Keyless entry keypad  $50 
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety 
911 assist  $25$25
Active or whiplash-reducing head restraints, front seats$0$0  
Drift mode   $0
Full-size spare tire  $225 
Knee airbag, driver  $100$100
Rearview camera  $200$200
Safety key  $5$5
Temporary spare tire$150$150  
Torque vectoring, brake-based  $100$100
Vehicle health reports  $0$0
Cargo Management 
Air-conditioned storage compartment$50$50  
Overhead sunglass holder$25$25$25 
Rear seat pass-through$100$100  
Climate Control and Infotainment 
Android Auto support  $100$100
App support  $100$100
Apple CarPlay support  $100$100
Automatic climate control, front $200$200$200
Aux input$50$50  
Dual-zone climate control $125$125$125
HD radio  $50$50
Heated windshield washer nozzles$15$15  
iPod integration$100$100  
Rear air vents$100$100  
SD Card slot$25$25  
SMS text-to-speech reader  $25$25
Traffic + travel information  $25$25
USB port  $100$100
Voice control for external devices  $0$0
Voice control for nav and audio  $100$100
Active grille shutters  $0$0
Body kit $0$0$0
Larger rear spoiler  $200$200
Painted brake calipers (optional)   $0
Rear spoiler$200$200  
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors 
Automatic headlights  $125$125
Boost gauge  $75$75
Cornering lights  $50$50
Fog lights$125 $125$125
Headlight washers $50  
Interior ambient lighting, configurable  $150$150
Spotter mirror(s)  $50$50
Steering-linked headlights$150$150  
Active rear differential   $500
Automatic start / stop   $150
Launch control   $100
Limited-slip front differential   $500
No-lift shift   $50
Seats and Interior Trim 
Aluminum trim$100$100  
Carbon fiber trim  $200 
Center armrest(s), second row$50$50$50 
Manual height adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Manual height adjuster, passenger seat$50$50  
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat$50$50  
Manual lumbar adjuster, passenger seat$50$50  
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power height adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat  $100$100
Power recliner, passenger seat$100$100  
Synthetic suede inserts in leather seating surfaces   $0
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires 
Adaptive dampers - electrical   $500
Electronic systems calibration selector   $200
Wheels, dark finish   $0
Total Value of Features$1,690$3,640$3,230$6,380
Value of Feature Adjustments$0$1,950$1,540$4,690
Value of Feature Adjustments0-1,874-1,471-4,483

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Specifications Comparison: Volkswagen Golf / GTI vs. Ford Focus

Model Year20122018
ModelGolf / GTIFocus
Body4dr Hatch4dr Hatch
Wheelbase101.5 in104.3 in
Length165.4 in171.6 in
Width70.3 in71.8 in
Height58.3 in57.7 in
Curb Weight2,969 lb.2,949 lb.
Fuel Capacity14.5 gal.12.4 gal.
Row 1 Headroom39.3 in38.3 in
Row 1 Shoulder Room54.7 in55.6 in
Row 1 Hip Room0.0 in53.9 in
Row 1 Legroom41.2 in41.9 in
Row 2 Headroom38.5 in37.9 in
Row 2 Shoulder Room52.8 in53.7 in
Row 2 Hip Room0.0 in52.7 in
Row 2 Legroom35.5 in33.2 in
Cargo Volume,
15.0 ft323.8 ft3
Cargo Volume,
46.0 ft344.8 ft3

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Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI GTI

Autobahn Package
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Proximity key250Yes
Dynaudio, 300W, 8 speakers350No
Navigation system600Yes
Steering-linked headlights150No
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Audio controls on steering wheel125Yes
CD changer, in-dash200No
HD radio50No
SD Card slot25No
Total Requested327581%
Total Not Requested77519%

Option Package Details
Volkswagen Golf / GTI R

Sunroof and Navigation Package
Navigation system600Yes
Dynaudio, 300W, 8 speakers350No
Total Requested150081%
Total Not Requested35019%

Option Package Details
Ford Focus ST

Heated mirrors25Yes
Heated front seats200Yes
Heated steering wheel100No
Keyless entry keypad50No
Carbon fiber trim200No
Interior ambient lighting, configurable150No
Leather seating surfaces900Yes
Center armrest(s), second row50Yes
Overhead sunglass holder25Yes
Sony, 355W, 10 speakers (with subwoofer)350No
Front sport buckets100Yes
Navigation system600Yes
Voice control for nav and audio75No
Traffic + travel information25No
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat100No
Power height adjuster, driver seat50No
Power recliner, driver seat100Yes
Power lumbar adjuster, driver seat100No
Automatic climate control, front200Yes
CD player125Yes
Xenon HID headlights500Yes
Satellite radio200Yes
Dual-zone climate control125Yes
MP3-compatible player50Yes
Cornering lights50No
HD radio50No
Apple CarPlay support100No
Android Auto support100No
Total Requested410073%
Total Not Requested150027%

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