Ford

Ford Focus

Price $17,678 – $58,988
Fuel consumption < 12.2 L/100km
The Car Guide rating 74%(view ratings)
A vast selection of variants of the compact Focus is available. With sedan or five-door hatchback body styles, the Focus offers powertrains that develop 123 or 160 horsepower, while a power sunroof, a SYNC 3 infotainment system and heated front seats are also on offer. We also find the Focus Electric, whose driving range on a full charge is estimated at 185 kilometres, as well as the sporty ST with its 252-hp engine and the ultra-sporty RS with its 350-hp engine and all-wheel drivetrain.

Detailed ratings

Global rating
The Car Guide rating 74%
Fuel economy 9/10
Reliability 2/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 8/10
Overall 7/10
Compact cars
The Car Guide rating 71%
Fuel economy 6/10
Reliability 2/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 7/10
Driving 8/10
Overall 7/10
Sport cars under $50,000 (Focus RS/ST)
The Car Guide rating 77%
Fuel economy 5/10
Reliability 2/10
Safety 8/10
Infotainment 8/10
Driving 9/10
Overall 8/10

What's new in 2018

N/A

Pros

  • Efficient and affordable Focus Electric
  • The RS too, but less affordable
  • Still relevant design
  • Choice of versions

Cons

  • Showing its age
  • Electric version has small trunk
  • Wide turning radius
  • 1.0L three-cylinder isn't generating much excitement

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