2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2017 Ford Focus ST

There are few performance hatchbacks available on the market but you will find a couple options with Volkswagen. The VW Golf GTI promises drivers quick acceleration with good fuel economy, sport-like handling plus the versatility and spacious interior of a hatchback. Take a look at our 2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI vs 2017 Ford Focus ST comparison to see what performance inspired hatchback you should try out.

Both performance hatchbacks feature responsive and powerful engines which create the fun-to-drive experience of the Golf GTI and Focus ST. Drivers of the 2017 Golf GTI will experience better fuel economy though with 4 more miles per gallon in highway driving than the competing 2017 Ford Focus ST. Volkswagen is dedicated to providing customers with the sport and performance they want with the practicality for everyday use.

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2017 Volkswagen Golf GTI VS 2017 Ford Focus ST
2.0-Liter Turbo Direct Injection Engine with 210 HP Engine 2.0-Liter EcoBoost Engine with 252 HP 
24/32 MPG Fuel Economy 22/30 MPG
Clark Plaid Cloth Seats, Ambient Lighting, Sport Seats  Interior Features Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel, ST Badging, Cloth Sport Seats 
Yes Performance Monitor No

2017 VW Golf GTI near Charleston SC

The 2017 VW Golf GTI is available in four trim levels S, Sport, SE, and Autobahn. Along with features to aid in the performance ability of the Golf GTI, the hatchback features a long list of standard and available features to make anyone happy. Standard features for the Golf GTI include a rear spoiler, heated mirrors, a cooled glovebox, a driver information display, a rearview camera, smartphone connectivity and more. Stepping up to the various other models will add features like driver assist technologies, leather upholstery, Fender premium audio system and more.

The 2017 VW Golf GTI is available now at Stokes Volkswagen in North Charleston, SC. Please contact us today if you are interested in talking with a sales team member to learn more about the performance hatchback or if you would like to step up a time to test out the Golf GTI for yourself with a test drive.

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