Volkswagen Fox 2005 vs Ford Fiesta 2005

Volkswagen Fox
2005 - 2011
Ford Fiesta
2005 - 2008
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.4 Petrol1.4 Petrol


Power: 75 HP80 HP
Torque: 124 NM124 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13 seconds13.2 seconds
Volkswagen Fox engine produces 5 HP less power than Ford Fiesta, the torque is the same for both cars. Despite less power, Volkswagen Fox reaches 100 km/h speed 0.2 seconds faster.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 6.76.2
Real fuel consumption: 6.9 l/100km6.8 l/100km
The Ford Fiesta is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volkswagen Fox consumes 0.5 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Ford Fiesta, which means that if you drive 15,000 km in a year, the Volkswagen Fox could require 75 litres more fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Fox consumes 0.1 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Ford Fiesta.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres45 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 740 km in combined cycle720 km in combined cycle
890 km on highway910 km on highway
720 km with real consumption660 km with real consumption


Length: 3.83 m3.92 m
Width: 1.66 m1.68 m
Height: 1.54 m1.46 m
Volkswagen Fox is smaller, but higher.
Volkswagen Fox is 9 cm shorter than the Ford Fiesta, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Volkswagen Fox is 8 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres284 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1016 litres945 litres
Volkswagen Fox has 24 litres less trunk space than the Ford Fiesta. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Fox (by 71 litres).
Turning diameter: 11 meters9.8 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Fox is 1.2 metres more than that of the Ford Fiesta, which means Volkswagen Fox can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): 1`5201`525
Safety: no data
below average

above average
Ford Fiesta has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Volkswagen Fox has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Ford Fiesta, so Ford Fiesta quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 20001600
Pros and Cons:
    Ford Fiesta has
    • more power
    • lower fuel consumption
    • roomier boot
    • better manoeuvrability
    • fewer faults
    • lower price
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