The Ford Focus stands out as the best driver’s car in the class, complemented by a fine ride and decent practicalityget the best price
Entry-level model gets some decent kit, including 16in alloy wheels, electric windows, driver’s side lumbar adjustment, air-con, a DAB radio, automatic emergency braking and lane assist. It only has a 4.2in infotainment screen, though, and we’d suggest bumping up to Zetec for a few more luxuries.
Engine:1.0 EcoBoost 100
We have yet to try this 99bhp engine, but we’d expect the 123bhp version to be the better choice.