Ford Focus 1.5 EcoBlue 120 Zetec Nav 5dr Auto Review

Category: Family car

Section: Version review

Fuel type:
diesel
Gearbox:
auto
Doors:
5 doors
Available colours:
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Review

The Ford Focus stands out as the best driver’s car in the class, with handling that truly entertains. It's complemented by a fine ride that almost matches a Volkswagen Golf for comfort and passenger space very nearly on a par with the Skoda Octavia. It's mainly the iffy interior quality and slightly lacklustre performance that mark it down.

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Trim: Zetec

Builds on entry-level Style trim with front foglights, a heated windscreen, a front centre armrest, a leather steering wheel and gearknob, cruise control and an 8.0in colour touchscreen infotainment system. This includes Apple CarPlay and Android Auto smartphone mirroring.

Engine: 1.5 EcoBlue 120

Although we’ve not sampled all the diesels, we've tried this 118bhp version, which is likely to remain 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 once it's up to speed. At idle and around town it's a bit grumbly, though.


Key information

Doors5
Seats5
0-62 MPH10.2 seconds
Fuel TypeDiesel
GearboxAUTO
MPGOfficial overall fuel economy figure

58.9

Boot CapacityHow much space is there?

273

litres

EmissionsOfficial emissions rating

125

g/km

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