Newton Ford Focus


For many years, has remained one of the most preferred compact cars. Its sporty character, combined with pleasing gas mileage appeals to many drivers. The sedan version is a great choice for small families while the versatile hatchback offers more cargo room. Its excellent crash protection, combined with impressive handling, makes it a rewarding daily-driver. Ford has managed to achieve something that most manufacturers in this class have failed - blending comfort, sports car sharpness, and great handling. If you haven't yet driven the new Ford Focus, then you will be surprised by how good it is.

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Ford Focus Key Benefits

- Good gas mileage
- Versatile hatchback trim
- High level of safety
- An upscale and aesthetically appealing interior
- Sophisticated ride and handling
- Robust engine power and swift acceleration

Ford Focus Interior and Features

Without a doubt, Ford Focus has one of the most comfortable cabins in its class. It features superior materials, stylish designs as well as respectable finish and fit. Seating is spacious and comfortable even extended trips. The standard infotainment system is great, but the available one is even better, with more functionality, features and connectivity options. It has a seating capacity of five, with cloth as standard upholstery. Optional seating features include heated front seats, leather upholstery, a heated steering wheel, a power-adjustable driver's seat, a rear-seat center armrest, a front-seat center armrest and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. All seats are well-cushioned and ergonomic.

As for interior features, Ford Focus comes standard with a SYNC infotainment system, featuring a 4.2-inch display, a four-speaker audio system, two USB ports, voice recognition, and Bluetooth. Optional features include dual-zone automatic climate control, satellite radio, SYNC 3 infotainment system, a power moonroof, remote start, HD radio, navigation, an eight-inch touchscreen, and several audio systems to choose from, based on your tastes.

Ford Focus Performance and Handling

The Ford Focus is all about efficiency and performance. It is available in different engines and powertrain combinations. The base engine delivers decent acceleration while the high trims offer sharp driving dynamics and impressive power. Whichever trim you chose, the Ford Focus is a blast to drive. All models have a compliant and smooth ride. They also handle with poise and balance. To help the vehicle and the driver negotiate curves easily, Ford Focus comes with Torque Vectoring Technology. This feature gives the front wheels a better grip, with better steering while driving on slippery roads or cornering.

It comes with a base 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine, with an output of 160 hp. As for the transmission choices, you can either choose a six-speed automated manual or a five-speed manual. The six-speed automated manual works like a normal automatic. The automatic models have a better fuel efficiency, with estimated returns of 38 mpg on the highway and 26 mpg in the city. A 1.0-liter, turbocharged, three-cylinder engine is also available, with an output of 123 hp. It can be paired to a six-speed automatic or six-speed manual transmission. This engine when paired with the manual transmission is the most fuel-efficient in the entire Ford Focus selection, with returns of 40 mpg on the highway and 30 mpg in the city.

A front-wheel drive is standard on all models. Ford Focus stands out in its class due to its sportier handling. It tackles twists and turns on the road with finesse. It also delivers a quiet and pleasing ride. Overall, the ride quality is docile, smooth and quiet. If you are looking for more exhilarating performance, then you should consider the higher trims. However, that comes at an extra cost. Whether you are going to visit your friends and family up country, or you are just driving in the city to run your errands, the Ford Focus has enough power to meet all those needs.

Ford Focus Safety and Reliability

The NHTSA gives the Ford Focus a maximum overall safety rating, which is the highest in the class. It comes with various driver assistance features, to maintain safety on the road. They include a rearview camera which is standard in all trims, rear cross traffic alert, lane departure warning, as well as high-beam assist.

Final Word

If you are looking for an affordable and fun car to drive, the Ford Focus deserves serious consideration. It comes with superb safety and reliability ratings, impressive engine performance, and lots of features. Its everyday performance is sporty and adequate. It is just the car you need for your driving needs.

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