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Here's how the 2016 Ford Focus ST and the 2016 Volkswagen Golf GTI measure up.
5dr HB ST
$24,425
Starting MSRP
$24,995
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
4-door 2-door -
Seats
5 5 -
Engine

252.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

210.0-hp, 2.0-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
25 28 -
Size
178.5" length, 57.7" height 168" length, 56.8" height -
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Charcoal Black / Performance Blue

Charcoal Black

Charcoal Black / Tangerine Scream

Medium pebble

Black / Steel Grey

Black / Copper

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

6-Speed M/T

M/T

6-Speed M/T

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Vehicle

EPA Classification
Midsize Cars Compact Cars -

Wheels

Rear Wheel Size
18 X 7 in 18 X 7.5 in -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Spare Wheel Size
Full-Size in Compact in -
Front Wheel Size
18 X 7 in 18 X 7.5 in -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 480 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
N/A 140 -

Engine

Displacement
2.0 L/122 2.0 L/121 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
252 @ 5500 210 @ 4500 -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
270 @ 2500 258 @ 1500 -
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Premium Unleaded I-4 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
31 MPG 34 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
N/A N/A -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
25 MPG 28 MPG -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
N/A N/A -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
N/A N/A -
Cruising Range - Hwy
384.40 mi 448.80 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
22 MPG 25 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
272.80 mi 330.00 mi -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut -
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link -
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut -

Brakes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
12.6 in 12.3 in -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in 10.7 in -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc -

Fuel Tank

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
12.4 gal 13.2 gal -

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion -
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
37.4 ft 35.8 ft -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P235/40YR18 P225/40HR18 -
Front Tire Size
P235/40YR18 P225/40HR18 -
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size Compact -

Trailering

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -

Weight Information

Base Curb Weight
3223 lbs 2972 lbs -

Dimensions

Passenger Volume
90.7 ft³ 93.5 ft³ -
Second Shoulder Room
52.6 in 53.9 in -
Front Head Room
39.1 in 38.4 in -
Trunk Volume
N/A N/A -
Front Shoulder Room
55.6 in 55.9 in -
Track Width, Front
61.2 in 60.6 in -
Passenger Capacity
5 5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
23.8 ft³ 22.8 ft³ -
Front Leg Room
41.9 in 41.2 in -
Length, Overall
171.7 in 168 in -
Second Leg Room
33.4 in 35.6 in -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.8 ft³ 52.7 ft³ -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.7 in 70.5 in -
Front Hip Room
53.9 in N/A -
Liftover Height
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
104.3 in 103.6 in -
Min Ground Clearance
N/A 5 in -
Height, Overall
58.4 in 56.8 in -
Second Head Room
37.9 in 38.1 in -
Second Hip Room
52.8 in N/A -
Track Width, Rear
60.4 in 59.7 in -

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