Ford Focus Estate 1.5 EcoBoost 150 Active Auto 5dr Review

Category: Estate car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £26,585What Car? Target Price£24,350
Review

The Ford Focus Estate stands out as the best-handling family wagon, complemented by a decent ride, generous passenger space and a large boot possessed of some handy design features. Just bear in mind that the interior feels distinctly low rent and the seating isn't as versatile as some of its rivals'.

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Trim: Active

This is based on Zetec trim, but along with its raised ride height and rugged looks adds 17in alloy wheels, LED front fog lights, a black roof, privacy glass, keyless start and sat-nav.

Engine: 1.5 EcoBoost 150

The 148bhp 1.5 has noticeably more guts than the 1.0-litre petrols, so makes life easier, especially if you regularly travel with a car full of people and lots of luggage. Indeed, it's strong enough to make the 180bhp version feel redundant and is our pick of the range.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.9 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

44.8

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

575

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

142

g/km

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