Ford Fiesta ST vs VW Polo GTI 1.8

Picture of Ford Fiesta ST
Picture of VW Polo GTI 1.8 (Mk V facelift)
Category Ford Fiesta STVW Polo GTI 1.8
Engine layout 1.6 l R41.8 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 180 / 178192 / 189
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 240 / 177250 / 184
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1248 / 27511205 / 2657
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 144 / 142159 / 157

Acceleration

Speed & distance Ford Fiesta STVW Polo GTI 1.8
0 - 40 kph 2.2 s2.1 s
0 - 50 kph 2.8 s2.6 s
0 - 80 kph 4.9 s5.0 s
0 - 100 kph 7.0 s6.3 s
0 - 160 kph 17.7 s15.3 s
0 - 180 kph 24.2 s19.9 s
0 - 200 kph 29.0 s28.0 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 6.5 s6.1 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.6 s @ 80.8 mph10.3 s @ 82.6 mph
1/4 mile 15.0 s14.8 s @ 97.6 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 25.1 s @ 118.7 mph24.6 s @ 119.3 mph

Rolling acceleration

Speed Ford Fiesta STVW Polo GTI 1.8
80 - 120 kph (4) 5.7 s5.2 s
80 - 120 kph (5) 7.4 s5.9 s
80 - 120 kph (6) 9.7 s7.3 s
80 - 160 kph (4) 13.1 s12.0 s
80 - 160 kph (5) 16.3 s14.4 s
80 - 160 kph (6) 22.5 s18.1 s
Est. 100 - 200 kph 22.0 s21.5 s

General performance

Category Ford Fiesta STVW Polo GTI 1.8
Top speed 220 kph (137 mph)236 kph (147 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.47 g (5 m/s²)0.50 g (5 m/s²)
18m slalom 67.5 kph (41.9 mph)67.6 kph (42.0 mph)
100 kph - 0 37 m (120 ft)36 m (119 ft)
200 kph - 0 144 m (474 ft)148 m (487 ft)

Summary

Category Ford Fiesta STVW Polo GTI 1.8
Track Performance 289300
Straight line speed 18532270
Total 21422570

Verdict

Polo GTI 1.8 is the fastest by a small margin.

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