2018 Ford Focus vs 2018 Volkswagen Golf

Anyone in the market for a new sedan or hatchback can tell you they have a lot of options to choose from. They can also tell you that deciding which new sedan or hatchback is right for them can seem like a monumental task. But that’s not the case if you’re looking for a new sedan or hatchback that perfectly combines money-saving fuel efficiency with fun to drive power. Because then the choice is simple, as you’ll want a new Ford Focus sedan or hatchback from Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.

No other sedan or hatchback lineup can offer what the 2018 Focus lineup offers, a point we’ve set out to prove right here in this 2018 Ford Focus versus 2018 Volkswagen Golf comparison. Once you’re finished looking everything over, you’ll see why the 2018 Focus is the best option for those shopping for a new sedan or hatchback.

2018 Ford Focus VS 2018 Volkswagen Golf
Sedan & Hatchback Body Style Options Only Hatchback
350 HP & 350 lb-ft. Top Available Power Ratings 170 HP & 199 lb-ft.
30 City MPG/42 Highway MPG Max Available Gas Mileage Ratings 25 City MPG/34 Highway MPG
23.3 Cubic-Feet Hatchback Cargo Capacity 17.4 Cubic-Feet

2018 Ford Focus Lineup at Brandon Ford in Tampa FL: More Body Style Variety, Higher Max Horsepower Rating, Higher Max Torque Rating, Higher Gas Mileage Ratings and a More Spacious Cargo Hold than the 2018 VW Golf

If you’re in the market for a new sedan, the 2018 Ford Focus lineup has multiple trim levels for you to choose from. The same is true for those looking for a new hatchback, and that even includes a pair of Ford Performance models in the form of the 2018 Ford Focus ST and the 2018 Ford Focus RS. But since the 2018 Volkswagen Golf is only offered as a hatchback, those looking for a sedan are out of luck.

Those interested in a new VW Golf will also be disappointed when they see how its power and fuel efficiency ratings stack up against the new Ford Focus lineup. That’s because the 2018 Ford Focus lineup can offer up to 350 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque. It can also get up to 30 city MPG and 42 highway MPG. Conversely, the 2018 VW Golf can only offer up to 170 horsepower and 199 pound-feet of torque. It can also only get up to 25 city MPG and 34 highway MPG.

Folks will also be disappointed to see how small the cargo hold of the new Volkswagen Golf is. More specifically, the cargo hold of the 2018 Golf is only 17.4 cubic-feet in size, whereas the cargo hold of the 2018 Ford Focus Hatchback is 23.3 cubic-feet in size.

To get more information on the 2018 Ford Focus lineup, please contact our staff here at Brandon Ford in Tampa, FL.