Ford Focus ST review

Category: Hot hatch

Section: Passenger & boot space

Available fuel types:petrol, diesel
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Passenger & boot space

How it copes with people and clutter

Unsurprisingly, the ST is just the same as any other Ford Focus when it comes to passenger space, which means it’s one of the roomiest hot hatches you can buy. There’s plenty of space in the front, and the hatchback version has more head and leg room in the rear than many rivals, including the Hyundai i30N and Renault Megane RS. Even the roomy Honda Civic Type R can’t beat it on either score. Meanwhile, the estate is right up there with its closest competitor on space, the Seat Leon Cupra ST.

Boot space in the hatchback version is roughly on a par with the i30N and Megane, but you’ll fit more suitcases or shopping in the Civic Type R or the Skoda Octavia vRS. The estate version obviously has a bigger boot, but it’s still not on par with the capacious Octavia vRS Estate’s.

For more detail on how the Focus stacks up in this area, check out our specific reviews of the Ford Focus hatchback and Ford Focus Estate.

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