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2014 Ford Focus 2015 Honda Fit 2015 Volkswagen Golf
 
4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn S
  • 4dr Sdn SE
  • 5dr HB SE
  • 4dr Sdn Titanium
  • 5dr HB Titanium
  • 5dr HB ST
LX CVT
  • LX Manual
  • LX CVT
  • EX Manual
  • EX CVT
  • EX-L CVT
  • EX-L CVT with Navigation
2dr HB Man TSI S
  • 2dr HB Man TSI S
  • 2dr HB Auto TSI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI S
  • 4dr HB Man TSI S w/Sunroof
  • 4dr HB Man TDI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI S w/Sunroof
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI S
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI SE
  • 4dr HB Man TDI SE
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI SE
  • 4dr HB Auto TSI SEL
  • 4dr HB Man TDI SEL
  • 4dr HB DSG TDI SEL

Prices

MSRP $16,810 $16,450 $18,995
Invoice $15,843 $16,016 $18,325
Avg. Paid $17,190 $17,301 $19,674

U.S. News Scores

Overall 8.3 9.2 9.3
Critics' Rating 9.0 9.5 9.6
Performance 8.5 7.8 8.2
Interior 7.7 8.7 8.4
Safety 9.0 9.5 10.0
Reliability 2.5 N/A N/A

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Attractive, high-quality interior
  • Superb handling
  • Good fuel economy
  • Large, versatile cargo area
  • Great fuel economy ratings
  • Roomy back seat
  • Comfortable, composed ride
  • Exceptional cargo space
  • Top-notch interior materials
  • Golf TDI’s excellent fuel economy
  • Long-haul comfortable front seats
  • Nimble handling
Cons
  • Confusing tech features
  • Noisy engine
  • Confusing touch-screen audio system
  • Small touch-screen display
  • Few driver assistance features

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Regular Unleaded I-4 2.0 L/122 Regular Unleaded I-4 1.5 L/91 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 1.8 L/110
MPG 26 City / 36 Hwy 33 City / 41 Hwy N/A

Exterior

Body

Body Style Sedan Hatchback Hatchback

Dimensions

Wheelbase(in) 104.3 99.6 103.8
Length, Overall (in) 178.5 160 167.5
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 71.8 67 70.5
Height, Overall (in) 57.7 60 57.2

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Rear Spoiler Standard Optional

Measurements

Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2935 2544 2901

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Front Performance Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard Standard
Tires - Rear Performance Optional
Compact Spare Tire Standard Standard
Full Size Spare Tire Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Optional Standard
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard Standard
Wheel Covers Standard Standard

Interior

Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Standard
Keyless Start Optional Optional
Remote Engine Start Optional Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Optional Standard Standard
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard Standard
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard

Dimensions

Passenger Capacity 5 5 5
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 90.7 95.7 93.5
Front Head Room (in) 38.3 39.5 38.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 41.4 41.2
Front Shoulder Room (in) 55.6 54.8 55.9
Front Hip Room (in) 53.9 51.5
Second Head Room (in) 38 37.5 38.1
Second Leg Room (in) 33.2 39.3 35.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.7 52.6 53.9
Second Hip Room (in) 52.7 45.1
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (cu. ft.) 52.7 52.7
Trunk Volume (cu. ft.) 13.2

Entertainment

AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard

Heating & Cooling

A/C Standard Standard Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Optional Standard Standard

Seats

Cloth Seats Standard Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard
Passenger Lumbar Standard
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard

Safety

Airbags

Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard Standard

Brakes

4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard
Front Disc/Rear Drum Brakes Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard Standard Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard

Mechanical

Engine & Performance

Locking Rear Differential Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard Standard Standard
4 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard Standard
Turbocharged Standard
Engine Type Regular Unleaded I-4 Regular Unleaded I-4 Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
Displacement 2.0 L/122 1.5 L/91 1.8 L/110
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 160 @ 6500 130 @ 6600 170 @ 6200
Torque (Net @ RPM) 146 @ 4450 114 @ 4600 184 @ 1500
Transmission Manual w/OD CVT w/OD Manual w/OD
Turning diameter 36 35.1 35.8

Fuel

Flexible Fuel Capability Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 26 (Est) 33
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 36 (Est) 41
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 12.4 10.6 13.2

Suspension

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

Transmission

Automatic Optional Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Optional
6-Speed Automatic Optional
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard Standard