2019 Volkswagen Jetta vs. 2018 Ford Focus

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2019 Volkswagen Jetta

2018 Ford Focus

2018 Ford Focus


Volkswagen Jetta Price vs. Ford Focus Price

The pricing of the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta depends on the exact trim level you opt for. Here are the details:

  • VW Jetta S: $18,745*
  • VW Jetta SE: $22,395*
  • VW Jetta R-Line: $23,245*
  • VW Jetta SEL: $24,695*
  • VW Jetta SEL Premium: $27,195*

Compare this pricing to the 2018 Ford Focus trim levels:

  • Focus S Sedan: $17,950
  • Focus SE Sedan: $19,245
  • Focus SE Hatch: $20,540
  • Focus SEL Sedan: $21,470
  • Focus SEL Hatch: $21,670
  • Focus Titanium Sedan: $24,270
  • Focus Titanium Hatch: $24,470
  • Focus ST: $25,170
  • Focus Electric: $29,120
  • Focus RS: $41,120
2019 Volkswagen Jetta front view

Volkswagen Jetta MPG vs. Ford Focus MPG

All Volkswagen Jetta models from the 2019 model year offer the same powertrain and fuel efficiency metrics: the 1.4L Turbo engine delivers 147 hp and 30 mpg city** and 40 mpg highway**. The Ford Focus, on the other hand, has different powertrains and fuel economy across each of its models.

To get a Ford Focus with comparable fuel efficiency ratings to the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, you’d have to pay extra for a higher trim level. The fuel economy ratings of the 2019 Jetta, on the other hand, are excellent as a standard feature.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta technology

Volkswagen Jetta Reviews vs. Ford Focus Reviews

While it’s still the early days for the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta, we do have some intel on its initial test drives by expert reviewers. Consumer Reports recently took the 2019 Jetta for a spin and here’s what they had to say about it: “Clearly, the new Jetta is no longer a budget sports sedan. Instead, it’s an easy-going car that piles on the room, comfort, ease of use, modern connectivity, and upscale features.” The Focus, on the other hand, has fared less well in expert reviews, receiving a 3-star rating from Car and Driver.

2019 Volkswagen Jetta back view

More on the 2019 Jetta from Volkswagen Santa Monica

Learn more about the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta specs, and take your preferred Jetta model for a test drive today at Volkswagen Santa Monica.

  *Prices exclude transportation, taxes, title, other options, and dealer charges. Dealer sets actual price. **EPA estimates. Your mileage will vary and depends on several factors, including your driving habits and vehicle condition.