Ford Focus ST vs VW Polo GTI 1.8

Picture of VW Polo GTI 1.8 (Mk V facelift)
Picture of Ford Focus ST
Category VW Polo GTI 1.8Ford Focus ST
Engine layout 1.8 l R42.0 l R4
Max power (ps / bhp) 192 / 189250 / 247
Max torque (Nm / lb-ft) 250 / 184361 / 266
Curb weight (kg / lb) 1205 / 26571432 / 3157
Power / tonne (ps / bhp) 159 / 157175 / 172

Lap Times

Track VW Polo GTI 1.8Ford Focus ST
Hockenheim Short 1:19.001:18.10

Performance

Category VW Polo GTI 1.8Ford Focus ST
0 - 40 kph 2.1 s2.1 s
0 - 50 kph 2.6 s2.8 s
0 - 100 kph 6.3 s6.1 s
0 - 180 kph 19.9 s19.6 s
0 - 200 kph 28.0 s25.1 s
1000 m 26.8 s @ 196.8 kph26.4 s @ 206.0 kph
Est. 100 - 200 kph 21.5 s19.0 s
Est. 0 - 60 mph 6.1 s5.7 s
Est. 1/8 mile 10.3 s @ 82.6 mph10.1 s @ 84.5 mph
1/4 mile 14.8 s @ 97.6 mph14.3 s @ 96.3 mph
Est. 1/2 mile 24.6 s @ 119.3 mph23.7 s @ 121.8 mph
Top speed 236 kph (147 mph)248 kph (154 mph)
Est. max acceleration 0.50 g (5 m/s²)0.53 g (5 m/s²)

Summary

Category VW Polo GTI 1.8Ford Focus ST
Track Performance 97100
Straight line speed 11651264
Total 12611364

Verdict

Focus ST is the fastest by a small margin.

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