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2016 Ford Focus vs 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

Awards
Features
Performance
Safety
Usability
Pricing
2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
2016 Ford Focus
          The 2016 Ford Focus has attitude to spare.

Awards

The Ford has made safety a top priority, and it shows: the 2016 Focus has earned a coveted 5-star Overall Safety rating from the NHTSA1.
Why did KBB.com name the 2016 Ford Focus ST the Best Sporty Compact Car in its 5-Year Cost to Own Awards? Because it offers "good times without the financial guilt," and it's "an exciting car without breaking the bank." We couldn't agree more2.

Features

The refinement and luxury of leather seating is a standard feature in the 2016 Ford Focus3, but it's only available as an add-on option in the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan.
2016 Ford FocusVS2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedanstandard3Leather Seating

Performance

Stopping power is important too, and the clear winner in this category is the 2016 Ford Focus4, with 4 more horses in braking power per ton than 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan5, giving you confidence on even the steepest of grades.
Want more power and higher top speeds? Consider the 2016 Ford Focus4, boasting 140 more horses and 23 more horses per ton than the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan5.
The 2016 Ford Focus's4 increased torque - 3506 lb.-ft. vs. 2367 lb.-ft. - can mean the difference between easy going and a sluggish ride.
2016 Ford FocusVS2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan1554Braking Power Per Ton15153506Horsepower21051564Horsepower Per Ton13353506Torque2367

Safety

If you're driving a 2016 Ford Focus3, and stray from your lane, no worries: the optional Lane Departure Warning System will give you an audio alert, possibly helping avert an accident. If you're driving a 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan, this extra layer of safety isn't even an option.
According to the NHTSA, the 2016 Ford Focus's standard safety features provide better protection in the event of a head-on collision than the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan8.
2016 Ford FocusVS2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedanoptional3Lane Departure Warning System

Usability

Tired of hunching over the steering wheel, or scooting the driver's seat all the way back? No worries. The 2016 Ford Focus4 offers 2 more inches of combined front head and leg room than the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan9, making the awkward hunch-back driving pose a thing of the past.
Offering 2 more inches in combined rear head and rear leg room than the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan9, the 2016 Ford Focus10 is roomy enough for even the tallest of your passengers to travel in comfort. Bye-bye cramped "airplane-legs," hello rear passenger comfort.
2016 Ford FocusVS2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan394Front Head Room389394Front Leg Room3893810Rear Head Room37113810Rear Leg Room3711

Pricing

The 2016 Ford Focus10 is so confident in their materials and workmanship, they'll pay for the cost of perforation repairs for 3 years longer than the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan9 - quite a consideration for drivers who live in climates where corrosion is a risk.
With an MSRP of $17,225 less than the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan9, the 2016 Ford Focus10 provides the budget-conscious buyer enough cost savings to fill the Focus's gas tank quite a few times, with a little money left over for road-trip snacks12.
In the very unlikely event you'll need it, help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with the 2016 Ford Focus's10 Roadside Assistance, standard for 2 years longer than 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan9.
2016 Ford FocusVS2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan510Corrosion Warranty213$17,22510MSRP$510Roadside Assistance313
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1 - Learn more at http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

2 - Learn more at http://www.kbb.com/new-cars/5-year-cost-to-own-awards/best-cto-sporty-compact-car/

3 - 2016 Ford Focus 4dr Sdn Titanium

4 - 2016 Ford Focus 5dr HB ST

5 - 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4dr Man 2.0T GLI SE

6 - 2016 Ford Focus 5dr HB RS

7 - 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4dr DSG 2.0L TDI S

8 - Find out more at: http://www.safercar.gov/Safety+Ratings

9 - 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4dr Man 1.4T S

10 - 2016 Ford Focus 4dr Sdn S

11 - 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4dr Man 2.0L TDI SEL Premium

12 - Based on the price of $40.00 to fill the gas tank

13 - 2016 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan 4dr Man 2.0L TDI S