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.get the best price
Trim: Active X
Based on the ST-Line X but carrying the more off-road styling, the Active X adds features such as 18in alloy wheels, keyless entry, part-leather trim, heated front seats, a powered driver's seat and dual-zone climate control.
Engine: 2.0 EcoBlue
We have yet to drive it, but it should feel punchy with 148bhp and a good spread of shove, but it’s quite pricey for business users.
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