Used Ford Focus Hatchback 2011 - 2018 review

Category: Family car

Section: Alternatives

2011 - 2018 review
Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
  • Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present
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Alternatives

What alternatives should I consider to a used Ford Focus hatchback?

While the Focus is your best bet in this class for driving thrills, a Golf remains the obvious choice for a more comfortable ride and a classier interior.

Your shortlist might also include the Skoda Octavia and Vauxhall Astra, which can be bought for less and in the Skoda’s case offers vastly more room, and nor should you overlook the Mazda 3. Like the Focus, the 3 is not the biggest car in this class, but offers a satisfying drive and has a good reliability record.

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Ford Focus Hatchback 11 - present

Overview

The Focus is one of Britain’s most popular family cars - it's good to drive and practical, and cheap to buy used

  • Class-leading handling
  • Lots to choose from
  • Well equipped
  • Small boot
  • Automatic gearbox reliability
  • Button-heavy interior