Ford Focus 2.0 EcoBlue 150 ST-Line X Edition 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
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RRP £29,440What Car? Target Price£27,108
Review

The Ford Focus stands out as one of the best driver’s cars in the class, with truly entertaining handling if you go for our favourite ST-Line Edition trim. Its sharp dynamics are complemented by the 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 the ST-Line Edition, this adds 18in alloy wheels, full LED headlights, six-way powered driver's seat, passenger lumbar adjustment, heated front seats, a heated steering wheel, climate control, digital dials and part-leather trim.

The 148bhp 2.0L Ecoblue 150 doesn't feel that much faster than the 1.5 Ecoblue 120, especially if you order it with the optional eight-speed automatic gearbox that takes a while to kick down. It is smoother and quieter than the 1.5 Ecoblue 120, though, and still impressively efficient as well as RDE2 compliment if you're a company car driver.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH9.3 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

58.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

273

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

126

g/km

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