Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost Hybrid mHEV 125 Active X Edition 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £26,510What Car? Target Price£24,935
Review

The Ford Focus stands out as one of the best driver’s cars in the class ¬– its handling truly entertains if you go for our favourite ST-Line Edition trim. The sharp dynamics is complemented by its decent ride, quiet cruising manners and lots of passenger space. The iffy interior quality and slightly lacklustre performance are the main areas that mark it down.

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On top of Active Edition, this adds 18in alloys, digital dials, part-leather trim, full LED headlights, a heated steering wheel, heated front seats and dual-zone climate control.

The 1.0 Ecoboost 125 now comes with mild hybrid technology to improve both performance and efficiency. We're yet to try it in the Focus, but our experience with it in the Ford Puma was very positive, so we'd be surprised if it isn't the pick of the Focus range, too.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.3 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

56.5

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

273

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

114

g/km

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