Ford Focus 1.5 EcoBlue 120 Active Edition 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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RRP £25,580What Car? Target Price£23,681
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 Zetec trim this SUV-inspired trim adds a raised ride height, 17in alloy wheels, keyless start and entry, LED front fog lights, auto wipers, an auto-dimming rear-view mirror and privacy glass.

if you're a diesel fan, the 118bhp 1.5L Ecoblue 120 represents the sweet spot of the diesel range, providing a good spread of shove once you get past its initial low-end turbo lag.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.7 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

61.4

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

273

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

121

g/km

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