Volkswagen Jetta vs. Ford Focus

The all-new 2019 Volkswagen Jetta is bigger, turbocharged, full of technology, and fun to drive for everyone. More than ever, the 2019 Jetta offers the right combination of comfort, versatility, technology and superb German engineering Kansas City customers demand and deserve.

Kansas City consumers are picky and want something that can do the commute and the shopping with ease, comfort, safety and offer great value too. Our customers have been looking at the Ford Focus in comparison to the Jetta. Let us see how they stack up with each other.

 2019 Volkswagen Jetta 1.4T S2018 Ford Focus S Sedan

Engine + Standard Transmission

1.4 Liter turbocharged I-4 – 147 HP + 6-speed manual2.0 liter I-4 – 160 HP + 5-speed manual

Combined Fuel Economy

34 MPG30 MPG

Curb Weight

2888 lbs.2928 lbs.

Rear Sear Room (Head/Leg/Shoulder in inches)


Cargo Space (Sedan)

14.1 cu. Ft.13.2 cu. ft.

Base Price


What makes the new 2019 Jetta stand out from the Focus?

  • Aluminum-alloy wheels, App-Connect, and full LED lighting are standard on every Jetta model
  • More available driver assistance features available – including
  • Front Assist, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Traffic Alert, ACC, Lane Assist, and Light Assist
  • Available premium features, such as the Digital Cockpit, 10-color ambient lighting, panoramic sunroof, heated and ventilated seats, and BeatsAudio system
  • America’s Best Bumper-to-Bumper Limited Warranty: The People First Warranty – 6 Years/72,000 Miles*

The 2019 Jetta comes in five trim levels – S, SE, R-Line, SEL and SEL Premium, offering an array of standard equipment and safety features to keep it going through its paces.

You can see our inventory of the all-new 2019 Jetta at Bud Brown Volkswagen. Come for a test drive and check out our deals for this very popular model in the Volkswagen lineup.

*6 years/72,000 miles (whichever occurs first) New Vehicle Limited Warranty on MY2019 VW vehicles, excluding e-Golf. See owner’s literature or dealer for warranty exclusions and limitations.