The Focus comes standard with six airbags — dual front, front side-impact, and front-and-rear side curtain — plus stability control and four-wheel anti-lock brakes. The Focus also has Ford's patented capless fuel tank, which doesn't require a cap to prevent. Under the bland design is a roomy interior with plenty of space for four and 13. For the Focus Econetic model, the engine produces 105 hp 78 kW. For the 2010 model year, both of these features become standard. The quality of plastics improved, and the steering wheel was changed to a three-spoke. S drivers and 500 for Canada.
While most agree the 2010 Focus is no handling slouch, TheCarConnection. Archived from on 11 February 2012. In August 2018, Ford announced the cancellation of plans to import the Chinese-built Focus Active to North America, citing tariff concerns. . The well-reviewed Focus interior is also back this year, and with details like sculpted rings surrounding the instrumentation, there has been praise for both its layout and detail. So why can I only give it a partial thumbs-up? For the 2015 refresh, the EcoBoost 1. It can be had with either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission, with the stick offering slightly better fuel economy along with a more-satisfying driving experience.
Focus models equipped with the conventional manual transmission have not been affected by the reliability issues. Never is that truer than in the world of cars. In March 2012, Ford revised the ordering guide for the Titanium models to also have a delete option, replacing it with the non-touch version of MyFord. However, the 2010 Ford Focus coupe does earn a perfect five-star rating for front impact tests. The estate and saloon, saloon is not available in Britain , also had subtle revisions to their rears too. With so many standard features, most people will not likely to dip into the options list if they are opting for the higher trim levels. Ford owns an 8% interest in Aston Martin.
Production in Asia, Africa, and South America followed later. For 2010, all Ford Focus models also feature Ford's AdvanceTrak stability control system as standard—a big improvement considering that Cars. The shifter is tall, which puts it within reach of your right hand, and it slips easily from gear to gear. This year's new Focus, much like last year's, is still no road rocket, despite Ford's claims that they have made it sportier. Also standard on all 2010 Focus models is the new MyKey system. A crossover named the Ford Focus Active was planned to be imported from China. This engine has eight valves instead of 16 on the previous model.
Ford Performance released Final Edition vehicles with a new Quaife mechanical limited-slip differential. On 4 August 2011 Ford's global boss for small cars, Gunnar Herrmann, revealed to magazine Drive that the third iteration of the hot-hatch was in the works. Powering the Ford Focus are 2 petrol, a 1. Subject to a serious make over, the 2008 facelift for the Focus keeps in line with the Kinetic Design policy started by Ford and which is also found on its other products. The is a competent compact offering available in coupe and sedan flavors.
The trapezoidal grille has triangular features. Gloss black roof, spoiler and mirror caps were added to differentiate the Final Edition. The coupe has a three-person backseat, just like the sedan. Also standard is a tire-pressure monitoring system. There were 29 fires related to the engine in the U. A Look the Kids Will Love? Archived from on 11 February 2012.
When black and dark blue returned they were replaced by different shades, although the phaseout of Kona Blue in favor of Sonic Blue had been planned. Buyers can opt for either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed auto shifter. It was planned to be sold in North America for the 2020. There are also three new colors available for the 2010 Focus: Natural Neutral, Blue Flame, and Ingot Silver. To see a side-by-side comparison of the 2008 and 2009 Focus,.
There are still some points that attract criticism, however, such as the cheesy faux aluminum trim. The Thailand range included: 1. For the sedan with automatic transmission, Cars. The issue is due to the dry type clutches associated with gasoline models. On May 4, 2018, the final 2018 Ford Focus was assembled at 's in. Although redesigned inside and out for 2008, its platform dates back to the turn of the millennium and thus even when brand-new, the current iteration of the Focus did not break any new ground. This automobile has a 4 door saloon sedan body style with a front located engine supplying power to the front wheels.
Those wishing for more style will want to look elsewhere, but the Focus has the attributes to be a safe choice for the cautious consumer. Pricing and badging is the same for petrol and diesel models. Once the pedal firms up, it lets you finely tune braking response with foot pressure. With the seat far enough back to comfortably work the pedals, I had to reach forward more than I like to hold the steering wheel. There is a notable amount of wind noise in the coupe at 65 mph, though. The Focus range starts with the base Ambiente, Trend, mid-range Sport and top-of-the-line Titanium. While the Ford Focus sedan earns respectable four-star ratings in both front and side impact tests, the Ford Focus coupe scores a meager three stars in the side impact category—the lowest that vehicles score currently.