2016 Volkswagen Golf R Faces Focus RS: Comfort vs Fun

Both the Volkswagen Golf R and the Ford Focus RS are powerful models but if you had to pick one, which one will it be? The guys over at AutoGuide decided to compared to two to see which is better. Can you guess the winner?

While these two might fall under the hot hatch label, they are very different. The Ford Focus RS is all about having fun behind the wheels while the Volkswagen Golf R is about comfort and practicality.

The Volkswagen Golf R comes in with a 2.0 liter 4 cylinder engine that will be mated to a six-speed auto transmission The engine will be offering about 292hp and 280lb ft of torque and will retail for $41,295.

The Ford Focus RS, on the other hand, will come with a 2.3 liter 4 cylinder engine that will be mated to a six-speed manual transmission. The engine will be offering about 350hp and 350lb ft of torque. The Ford Focus RS will retail for $44,240.

Check out the video below to see who they think is the better model.

Steven Estevez

I am an automotive journalist with 15 years of experience. I am writing articles for the Motoring Crunch magazine. I love everything related to cars, trucks and pickups, as well as motorcycles. My contact e-mail: [email protected]

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