Compare 2006 Ford Focus vs 2006 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan

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3-Door Coupe ZX3 S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
3-Door Coupe ZX3 S 26 34 $12,710 $13,450
4-Door dn ZX4 S S 26 34 $12,986 $13,750
5-Door HB ZX5 S 26 34 $13,630 $14,450
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SE 26 34 $13,725 $14,715
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SE 26 34 $13,998 $15,015
3-Door Coupe ZX3 SES 26 34 $14,417 $15,475
5-Door HB ZX5 SE 26 34 $14,641 $15,720
4-Door Sedan ZX4 SES 26 34 $14,690 $15,775
5-Door HB ZX5 SES 26 34 $15,337 $16,485
4-Door Wagon ZXW SE 26 34 $15,564 $16,735
4-Door Sedan ZX4 ST 22 31 $15,841 $17,040
4-Door Wagon ZXW SES 26 34 $16,256 $17,495
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4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Manual PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Manual Value Edition 22 30 $17,049 $17,900
4-Door Automatic PZEV Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Automatic Value Edition 22 30 $18,122 $18,975
4-Door Manual 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Manual PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $18,687 $20,290
4-Door Automatic 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 22 30 $19,760 $21,365
4-Door Manual 1.9L TDI 36 41 $20,754 $22,305
4-Door DSG 1.9L TDI 35 42 $21,827 $23,380
4-Door Manual 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,702 $23,590
4-Door Manual GLI 2.0L Turbo 24 32 $21,884 $23,790
4-Door Manual 1.9L DIESEL Edition 36 41 $22,311 $23,990
4-Door DSG 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,775 $24,665
4-Door DSG GLI 2.0L Turbo 25 31 $22,957 $24,865
4-Door DSG 1.9L DIESEL Edition 35 42 $23,384 $25,065
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,710
$17,049
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,450
$17,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$224 / month
$298 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 22 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 30 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Compact
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
49.3 - TBD -
Second Leg Room (in)
37.6 35.4
Front Head Room (in)
39.1 38.5
Passenger Volume (ft³)
94.0 91
Second Hip Room (in)
47.8 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.5 54.8
Second Head Room (in)
38.5 37.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.6 53.1
Front Leg Room (in)
40.7 41.2
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.7 58.8
Wheelbase (in)
102.9 101.5
Liftover Height (in)
26.9 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
66.7 70.1
Track Width, Front (in)
58.9 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.2 5.4
Length, Overall (in)
168.5 179.3
Height, Overall (in)
56.9 57.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
17.6 16.0
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 11.0 x 0.87
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA 9.1 X 0.35
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 14.5
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 3.00
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.8 16.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 35.8
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr Rack & Pinion
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/60R15 P195/65HR15
Spare Tire Size
Compact P195/65HR15
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2621 3230
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 15 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - 15 x 6
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 10.0
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
110 140
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 4250 170 @ 3750
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/121 2.5L/151
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
136 @ 6000 150 @ 5000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I5
Fuel System
SMPI SMPI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 30
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 22
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.45 1.36
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.77 0.84
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.73 3.60
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.14 2.12
Trans Order Code
44Z NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.82 3.65
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.03 1.03
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.42 3.78
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 4 Door Sdn
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut Independent
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs MacPherson Strut
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.71 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
SLA Control Blade Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA Multi-link

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