2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2018 Ford Focus ST

Want a sport-styled car, but don't want to pay big bucks? There's plenty of sedans, hatchbacks, and other much more affordable models with sleek appearance packages and upgraded performance features. For instance, take a look at the models we've brought here today for some healthy competition. It's the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs the 2018 Ford Focus ST.

Why did we choose the 2018 VW Golf GTI and 2018 Ford Focus ST? Well, they're very good comparisons. They're similar builds, similar sizes, similar prices, and even look fairly similar in their designs. What's important, however, is the differences. Which one of these sporty models is the winner?

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2018 Ford Focus ST
2L inline 4 Baseline Engine 2L inline 4
53.7 ft3 Maximum Cargo Capacity 43.9 ft3
25 City MPG / 33 Highway MPG Fuel Economy 22 City MPG / 30 Highway MPG
$26,415 Starting MSRP $25,075

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI Orwigsburg, PA

We had faith in the new Golf GTI and it held out. The 2018 Ford Focus ST is a well-designed vehicle, and quite a spunky and stylish compact car, but the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is the victor, pulling ahead and winning at a few key points. Additionally, you can find these extra features and upgrades available with the 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI.

  • Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ Smartphone Compatibility
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Leather Upholstery
  • Adaptive Dampers
  • LED Daytime Running Lights
  • Keyless Entry
  • Push-Button Start
  • Pedestrian Detection
  • And More!

The 2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI is just 1 of the 5 2018 VW Golf models now out! Luckily, its popularity has made it the easiest to find so far with so many dealerships keeping the new VW Golf GTI in stock. That includes our inventory here at J. Bertolet VW. Feel free to contact us by phone or on location and our sales team would be happy to answer any questions you might have. The dealership of J. Bertolet Volkswagen is located in Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania within Schuylkill County.

2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI closeup of front tire
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI front seating side shot
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI cityscape background
2018 Volkswagen Golf GTI steering, dashboard, transmission