2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Volkswagen Golf
Shoppers who compare the 2018 Ford Focus vs the 2018 Volkswagen Golf will find that the 2018 Focus provides drivers with more choice overall. Drivers interested in buying a new vehicle that’s tailored to their lifestyle and offers a wide variety of personalization options will love what the 2018 Ford Focus brings to the table in terms of trims, body styles and engine options.
The 2018 Ford Focus is offered in a staggering seven trim levels, S, SE, SEL, Titanium, Electric, ST and RS, while the 2018 Volkswagen Golf is only available in two (S and SE). In addition, the 2018 Golf is only available as a sedan, while the 2018 Ford Focus can be purchased as either a sedan or as a hatchback.
2018 Ford Focus
2018 Volkswagen Golf
2018 Ford Focus Powertrain Options
Both 2018 Volkswagen Golf trims feature the same engine, while the 2018 Ford Focus has a total of five powertrain options, including an electric motor in the Electric trim. The 2018 Ford Focus’ RS trim comes equipped with a 2.3-liter, four-cylinder engine which generates 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.
Keyless entry, a height-adjustable driver’s seat, air-conditioning, a tilt-and-telescopic steering wheel, Ford’s MyKey system, a 4.2-inch central display, power locks, a rearview camera, Bluetooth support, a sound system with four speakers, USB connectivity and voice controls. Optional features include a blind-spot monitoring system, a sunroof and ambient interior lighting.
Standard comfort and convenience features found in every 2018 Ford Focus model includes: An overhead console, full-floor center console with storage compartments, front/rear/cargo area dome lamps, steering wheel-mounted audio controls, a four-way adjustable tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and dual visor vanity mirrors.