2017 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2017 Ford Focus

2017 Volkswagen Jetta

2017 Volkswagen Jetta

2017 Ford Focus

2017 Ford Focus


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If your Manitoba-based family is searching for a well-equipped, affordable sedan, you’ve likely come across the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta and the 2017 Ford Focus. These popular vehicles both offer comfortable interiors, seating for up to five people, and excellent fuel economy, but there are several areas in which they differ. Read on to find out how these leading models compare.

Available Power

Both vehicles include efficient four-cylinder engines in the base trim, but when you start to look at more powerful engine options, you’ll find some big differences:

  • The 2017 Jetta 2.0L GLI comes with a 2.0L turbocharged four-cylinder engine which puts out 210 hp and 207 lb-ft of torque.
  • The 2017 Ford Focus Titanium Sedan includes a 2.0L four-cylinder engine that reaches 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque.

It’s clear that when you want more power in your sedan, it’s best to go with the Jetta. In addition, the GLI trim comes with a sport steering wheel, 18” Mallory wheels, and a premium audio system from Fender. On top of that, the Sport trim includes a rear spoiler and sport suspension for more exciting driving dynamics.

Standard Features

The following features are standard even in the base trim of the Jetta:

  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Bluetooth Connectivity
  • Heated Power Side Mirrors

Sadly, none of these are included in the base trim Ford Focus S. At higher trim levels, you’ll find automatic collision prevention, blind spot detection, push button ignition, and more. For more safety and high-tech convenience, you can turn to the Volkswagen Jetta.

Drive the Winner at Auto Haus Volkswagen

When you’re ready to experience all the advantages of the 2017 Volkswagen Jetta, visit Auto Haus Volkswagen, your central Canada VW headquarters. We carry the full lineup of VW vehicles, from the efficient Jetta to the rugged Tiguan. Located at 660 Pembina Hwy in Winnipeg, MB, we’re easy to reach from Glenboro and Brandon, and our experienced finance department can help you secure a low-cost auto loan quickly and without any fuss. Give us a call today at 204-284-7520 with any questions about the Jetta, or contact us online!