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
If you like something a little sportier, this is the trim to go for. It comes with everything that Zetec has, adding 17in alloy wheels, sports suspension, LED front foglights, chromed exhaust tailpipes, alloy pedals, more aggressive bodystyling and keyless go.
Engine:1.5 EcoBlue 120
Although we’ve not sampled all the diesels, expect this 118bhp version that we have tried to be the sweet spot. It offers a good spread of shove once you’ve got past its momentary low-end lag and is relatively quiet and smooth on the move.