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
The ST hot hatchback comes with lots of equipment as standard, including 19in alloys, adaptive LED headlights, adaptive dampers (not the estate), climate control, adaptive cruise control, keyless entry, privacy glass, power-folding door mirrors, heated front seats, a heated windscreen, and a heated steering wheel. The standard infotainment system includes an 8.0in touchscreen, sat-nav, a DAB radio, Bluetooth and Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto.
Engine: 2.0 EcoBlue 190
The 2.0-litre diesel engine, available only in the Focus ST, makes 187bhp. Its power delivery is more abrupt than the petrol version and it runs out of puff once you’re past 3,500rpm. It's nothing like as fast as the petrol engine 0-62mph takes 7.6sec for the diesel vs 5.7sec for the petrol. It will prove much more fuel-efficient, though.
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