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Ford Focus RS
2018 Ford Focus RS
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$41,120
Starting Price (MSRP)
8.0
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Volkswagen Golf GTI
2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI
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$29,545
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.3
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Volkswagen Golf R
2022 Volkswagen Golf R
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$43,645
Starting Price (MSRP)
9.0
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Overview

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 19 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 24 MPG
Hwy: 34 MPG
Fuel Economy
N/A
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.9 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
34.5 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
34.5 ft³

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.3L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
350 hp @ 6000 rpm
241 hp
315 hp
Torque
350 lb-ft @ 3200 rpm
273 lb-ft
280 lb-ft
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
All-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive
All-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
3,434 lbs
N/A
N/A

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
22 MPG
28 MPG
N/A
City
19 MPG
24 MPG
N/A
Highway
26 MPG
34 MPG
N/A

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.0 Tons/yr
6.3 Tons/yr
N/A

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.9 gallons
13.2 gallons
13.2 gallons
Cruising Range City
264.1 miles
316.8 miles
N/A
Cruising Range Highway
361.4 miles
448.8 miles
N/A

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
172.8 in
168.9 in
168.9 in
Height
58 in
57.7 in
57.7 in
Max Width
71.7 in
70.4 in
70.4 in
Front Width
61.6 in
60.6 in
60.6 in
Rear Width
60.6 in
59.7 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
104.2 in
103.5 in
103.5 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5.1 in
5.1 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.9 in
41.2 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
39.1 in
38.4 in
38.4 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
55.9 in
55.9 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
N/A
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.4 in
35 in
35 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.9 in
38.1 in
38.1 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.6 in
53.9 in
53.9 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.8 in
N/A
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
23.8 ft³
19.9 ft³
19.9 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.8 ft³
34.5 ft³
34.5 ft³

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter
37.4 ft
35.8 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Wheels Type
N/A
Aluminum Wheels
Aluminum Wheels
Front Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"
Rear Wheel Size
19" x 8"
18" x 7.5"
19" x 8"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Strut
Strut
Strut
Rear Suspension
Short And Long Arm
Multi-Link
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P235/35YR19
P225/40HR18
P235/35YR19
Rear Tire
P235/35YR19
P225/40HR18
P235/35YR19
Spare Tire
N/A
Compact
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

Race Red
  • Atlantic Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Reflex Silver Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Lapiz Blue Metallic
  • Pure White

Optional Exterior Colors

Nitrous Blue Quad-Coat
  • Kings Red Metallic
  • Moonstone Gray
  • Oryx White Pearl
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Titan Blk/Scalepaper Pld, Cloth Seating Surfaces
N/A

Features and Options

Infotainment

HD Radio
Standard
Standard
Standard
Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Sound System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Standard
Standard
WiFi Hotspot
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Standard
Standard
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Sun/Moonroof
Optional
Not Available
Standard

Comfort

Head-Up Display
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Navigation System
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Standard
Standard
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
A/C
Standard
Standard
Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Automatic Parking
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Climate Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Cooled Front Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Cruise Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Front Seat(s)
Standard
Standard
Standard
Heated Rear Seat(s)
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Heated Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard
Standard
Multi-Zone A/C
Standard
Not Available
Standard
Power Driver Seat
Standard
Standard
Not Available
Power Passenger Seat
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Seat Memory
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Rear A/C
Not Available
Not Available
Standard
Keyless Start
Standard
Standard
Standard
Telematics
Standard
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Parking Aid
Not Available
Standard
Not Available
Blind Spot Monitor
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Departure Warning
Not Available
Standard
Standard
Lane Keeping Assist
Not Available
Standard
Standard
ABS
Standard
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Standard
Brake Assist
Standard
Standard
Standard
Stability Control
Standard
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Standard
Standard

US NHTSA crash test result

Overall Rating
N/A
N/A
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Side Crash Rating
N/A
N/A
Rollover Rating
N/A
N/A

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Knee Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
7 Years / 100,000 Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
4 Years / 50,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
2 Years / 20,000 Miles
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