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Ford Focus Hatchback
2018 Ford Focus Hatchback
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$20,540
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7.6
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Volkswagen GTI
2014 Volkswagen GTI
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$24,595
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Overview

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
Transmission
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 38 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.8 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
2.0-liter Inline-4 Gas
2.0-liter Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
160 hp @ 6500 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
146 lb-ft @ 4500 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Automatic
N/A
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Steering

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 6"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6"
18" x TBD

Suspension

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

Tires

Front Tire
P215/55HR16
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P215/55HR16
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
31 MPG
25 MPG
City
26 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
38 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.7 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
12.4 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
322.4 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
471.2 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.6 in
165.8 in
Height
57.7 in
57.8 in
Max Width
71.8 in
70 in
Front Width
61.2 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
60.4 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
104.3 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
N/A
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.9 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
38.3 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
55.6 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
53.9 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
33.2 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
37.9 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
53.7 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
52.7 in
N/A

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,948 lbs
3,113 lbs

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
23.8 ft³
15.3 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
44.8 ft³
N/A

Colors and Materials

Standard Exterior Colors

  • Ingot Silver Metallic
  • Lightning Blue Metallic
  • Magnetic Metallic
  • Oxford White
  • Shadow Black
  • White Gold Metallic
N/A

Optional Exterior Colors

  • Hot Pepper Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
  • Outrageous Green Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
N/A

Standard Interior Materials

N/A
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Satellite Radio
Standard
Not Available
Smart Device Integration
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Heated Front Seat(s)
Optional
Not Available
Heated Steering Wheel
Optional
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available
Remote Engine Start
Optional
Not Available
Telematics
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

Back-Up Camera
Standard
Not Available
ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

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

Airbags

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

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Maintenance
N/A
3 Years / 36,000 Miles