Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost Hybrid mHEV 125 ST-Line Edition 5dr Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
petrol
Gearbox:
manual
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £24,260What Car? Target Price£23,000
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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Trim: ST-Line Edition

ST-Line Edition is our favourite, mainly for how it drives with the sportier suspension, but also because you get 17in alloy wheels, LED front foglights, keyless start and entry, auto wipers, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror and privacy glass. It also includes more aggressive styling inside and out.

Engine: 1.0 EcoBoost Hybrid mHEV 125

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 seconds
Fuel TypePetrol
GearboxMANUAL
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

55.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

273

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

116

g/km

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