Volkswagen Golf 2013 vs Ford Focus 2014

Volkswagen Golf
2013 - 2017
Ford Focus
2014 - 2018
Gearbox: ManualManual
Engine: 1.6 Diesel1.6 Diesel


Power: 110 HP115 HP
Torque: 250 NM270 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 11 seconds11 seconds
Volkswagen Golf engine produces 5 HP less power than Ford Focus, whereas torque is 20 NM less than Ford Focus.

Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.94.5
Real fuel consumption: 5.2 l/100km5.3 l/100km
The Volkswagen Golf is a better choice when it comes to fuel economy.
By specification Volkswagen Golf consumes 0.6 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford Focus, which means that by driving the Volkswagen Golf over 15,000 km in a year you can save 90 litres of fuel.
By comparing actual fuel consumption based on user reports, Volkswagen Golf consumes 0.1 litres less fuel per 100 km than the Ford Focus.
Fuel tank capacity: 50 litres53 litres
Full fuel tank distance: 1280 km in combined cycle1170 km in combined cycle
1420 km on highway1430 km on highway
960 km with real consumption1000 km with real consumption


Length: 4.56 m4.56 m
Width: 1.80 m1.86 m
Height: 1.48 m1.51 m
Volkswagen Golf and Ford Focus are practically the same length.
Trunk capacity: 605 litres490 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1620 litres1502 litres
Volkswagen Golf has more luggage capacity.
Volkswagen Golf has 115 litres more trunk space than the Ford Focus. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Golf (by 118 litres).
Turning diameter: 10.9 meters11 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Golf is 0.1 metres less than that of the Ford Focus.
Power steering: Electric power steeringHydraulic power steering
Electric power steering is simpler, quieter, more fuel-efficient, more configurable and provides additional features such as auto-steering for lane assist and parking. The disadvantages of electric power steering are possible overheating under prolonged load conditions and insufficient feedback (feeling) during steering.
Gross weight (kg): 1`9301`900
Safety: no datano data

below average
Volkswagen Golf has fewer problems.
According to annual technical inspection data Ford Focus has serious deffects in 30 percent more cases than Volkswagen Golf, so Volkswagen Golf quality is probably significantly better
Average price (€): 94007200
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Golf has
  • lower fuel consumption
  • roomier boot
  • electric power steering
  • fewer faults
Ford Focus has
  • more full fuel tank mileage
  • hydraulic power steering
  • lower price
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