Sitting at the top of the family hatchback class since its launch, the outgoing Ford Focus will be a top used buy for years to come. Renowned as a driver’s choice, with pinpoint steering and a supple chassis, the Focus still feels fresh.
Ford is launching the all-new Ford Focus Active crossover, which is designed to introduce “SUV-inspired versatility to the confidence-inspiring, intuitive, and rewarding all-new Focus driving experience”
Owners of Ford’s high-performance diesel, the Focus ST diesel, can now unlock even more performance with the launch of mountune’s m460D power upgrade kit. The m460D kit includes an OBDII flashing cable, dongle, performance calibration and a mountune badge. With a focus on real-world performance, mountune’s calibration is claimed to reduce the 0-60mph time by 0.7 seconds and cut the 31-62mph time by 0.5 second
Euro NCAP has released the safety ratings of two new cars. Both Volvo’s new small off-roader, the XC40, and the latest version of Ford’s Focus, achieve a maximum five-star rating. The XC40 scored 97 percent for adult occupant protection, putting it amongst the top five cars for this aspect of safety tested by Euro NCAP in the last three years.
Ford has unveiled an all-new Focus, which is now on sale for September delivery. The company says all main models will offer enhanced specification while being priced more competitively or at carry-over levels. The new Focus range will comprise seven variants from launch. Starting with Style, the range progresses through Zetec, ST-Line, ST-Line X, Titanium, Titanium X and Vignale.
Ford deservedly has a great reputation for serving up cars with superb handling, and the Focus has been at the front of the pack.
Since its debut, Focus ST has been bringing our fun-to-drive DNA to the hot hatch segment with a uniquely Ford blend of driving dynamics, performance and style.
Diesels take 48.5 per cent of record UK car sales of over 2.6 million in 2015
Ford Focus ST sales have leapt by 270 per cent since the introduction of new petrol and diesel powertrains.
DieselCar Magazine is pleased to reveal the winners of its annual Car of the Year awards, and it’s no exaggeration that the competition has been tougher than ever before.