2016 Volkswagen Jetta vs 2016 Ford Focus

January 25th, 2016 by

The compact car is one of the most competitive segments in the auto industry. As one of the most useful and versatile vehicles on the market, the compact car traditionally comes with easy handling and maneuverability as well as affordable fuel efficiency, making it great for commuters and city drivers alike. In such a competitive segment, it can be difficult to narrow down your choices to find the model that’s right for you. That’s where we here at Speedcraft Volkswagen come in. Our comprehensive comparison between the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2016 Ford Focus clearly demonstrates how the two fare against each other.

For many drivers, aspects like power, performance and efficiency are important things to consider when picking out a new car. In the chart below, we’ve compiled information from the base-level trims of both models to give you an idea of what comes as a standard.

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As you can see, the two models are relatively equal in terms of fuel economy and savings. While the Ford Focus may edge ahead slightly in that department, the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta more than makes up for it with its power and performance. With its larger engine, the Jetta is capable of not only reaching impressive speeds, but it also accelerates more quickly than the Ford Focus. So if you’re looking for a car that offers not only affordable fuel efficiency, but impressive power and performance as well, the Jetta is a great choice.

[Learn more: 2016 Jetta interior features]

Interior technology


Of course, while power, performance and efficiency are definitely important, they aren’t everything. Drivers also want to ensure that they have a comfortable, enjoyable driving experience each time they get behind the wheel.

That’s why the 2016 Volkswagen Jetta comes with a wide range of great interior features designed to make your drive more pleasant. Some of the features available as a standard in the Jetta include:

  •        Bluetooth® with audio streaming
  •        Integrated USB port
  •        Composition color touch screen sound system and navigation
  •        Multi-function steering wheel
  •        Multi-function trip computer

If you’re interested in further improving your driving experience, you can always opt to upgrade your Jetta to feature new great technology such as the Volkswagen MIB II infotainment system, which offers a wide variety of in-car apps and services designed to provide additional entertainment and assistance.

[Read more: Jetta Trim Options]

Like what you see? We currently have a wide variety of models available here at Speedcraft Volkswagen. If you’re interested in giving the Jetta a try for yourself, we’ll be happy to schedule a test drive. Simply contact us here to get started.

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