2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus

If you are interested in a smart-looking compact sedan with great features and a modern design, the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta might be the right fit for you. This incredibly affordable and fuel efficient vehicle is great for the daily commute. Today, we're comparing the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta and 2016 Ford Focus. We will highlight each vehicle's standard features and engine specs, helping you to choose the sedan that best fits your lifestyle and driving preferences.

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2016 Volkswagen Jetta VS 2016 Ford Focus
1.4-Liter I-4
Base Engine
2.0-Liter I-4
28/40 Mpg City/Hwy
Fuel Economy
26/36 MPG City/Hwy
Interior Power Outlets
Cloth (Leather Optional)
Seat Trim
Cloth (Leather Optional)

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Under the hood of the Jetta, you'll find a 1.4-liter inline-four-cylinder engine that achieves up to 40 miles per gallon on the highway. When you compare that to the 2.0-liter I-4 that comes with the Focus, you see that the Volkswagen is more efficient. The Focus offers a little more horsepower, giving it a quicker acceleration, but when it comes to saving money, the Jetta races ahead. A better fuel economy rating will cut spending on the daily commute, and the higher in-city fuel economy will even save you money when you're running errands around town!

Looking to the interior, the Jetta and the Focus each offer a few standard high-tech features that make for a more comfortable and convenient ride. Each vehicle has room for up to five passengers and cloth seating trim. The Jetta comes with two interior power outlets and both vehicles have an optional first-row LCD screen and Bluetooth compatibility. A variety of other high-tech features like the Volkswagen MIB II Infotainment system offer useful apps and tools for drivers looking to add more safety and convenience.

When it comes to safety features, both the 2016 Jetta and the 2016 Focus have standard airbags and traction control. The Jetta comes with standard daytime running headlights, making it easier to be seen and avoid collision in tough daytime driving conditions. Optional safety features for both the Jetta and the Focus include rear and front parking sensors, a rear view camera, and more!

2016 Volkswagen Jetta redesign exterior
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Rear Passenger space
2016 Volkswagen Jetta first row LCD screen
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Apple CarPlay