The 2016 Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R are both powerful all wheel drive hot hatchbacks. 2016 Ford Focus RS vs 2016 Volkswagen Golf R Comparison The VW Golf R is powered by a 296BHP 2.0 litre turbocharged engine whilst the Focus RS uses a 2.3 litre EcoBoost unit with 345BHP. The RS will do 0-62MPH in 4.7 seconds (even less with the Michelin Pro Cup tires) and a DSG equipped Golf R in 4.9 seconds. However, the Focus weights more than the Golf. A Volkswagen Golf R costs from £30,820 whilst the Ford is just cheaper at £29,995.