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2016 Volkswagen Golf vs Ford Focus: Getting Your Priorities Right

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Both the Volkswagen Golf and the Ford Focus is all about being practical and reliable but which model is the better option?

The Volkswagen Golf will be coming in with a 1.8 liter I-4 engine that will be mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The engine will be delivering about 170hp and 184Nm of torque and will return about 25mpg in the city and 37mpg on the highway. The base model will be coming with safety features like tire pressure monitor, stability control, traction control, ABS, DRL and more.

The Ford Focus will be coming in with a 2.0-liter I-4 engine that will be mated to a five-speed manual transmission. The engine will be delivering about 160hp and 146Nm of torque and will return about 26mpg in the city and 36mpg on the highway. The Ford Focus will also be coming in with safety features like backup camera, traction control, ABS, stability control and more.

The Volkswagen Golf will retail for $18,495 while the Ford Focus will retail for $17,225.