Ford Focus Of The Fourth Generation Has Received Updates


Ford Focus of the fourth generation of the well-known model, which in more than 120 countries is the leader in its class of sales. Such popularity is explained by an interesting appearance, good running qualities and a high level of comfort. Will all these advantages preserve the new car, and most importantly, how can he surprise the sophisticated motorists?

Refreshed Appearance

In general, the new Ford Focus for 2017 model year is made in the same style as the modern Fusion, and in the last photo, it can be seen that the appearance of the car combines aggressiveness and dynamism. However, this does not deprive him of a representative appearance. In the exterior of the new car there is a lot of new and interesting. At the same time, the old lines, as well as the elements of the general stylistics of this model of the past, already familiar to us, have been preserved.

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In front of the updated car rivets to itself a radiator grille in the form of a hexagon with five chrome stripes. More successfully made and optics, which became elongated and located slightly at an angle. LED fog lights almost duplicate the design of the head light, but, naturally, are smaller. The new front bumper features a massive air intake, which occupies almost the entire lower part. On the hood, two longitudinal ribs are now distinctly distinguished, giving the car sportiness.

Behind the new Ford Focus 2017 (especially in the hatchback body) is more like the 3rd generation of this model. Probably, because of the same in form optics and a long spoiler, which is a continuation of the sloping roof. At the same time, the new bumper and the modified fifth door make the car more harmonious and stylish. Judging by the photo of the future novelty, the sedan and station wagon taillights are completely updated. Therefore, the aft part in comparison with the previous body is less recognizable.

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What’s New In The Interior?

Changes in the interior are not so much. After all, when creating Ford Focus 4 generations more focused on bright and memorable appearance. Interior design decided to save, a little finishing it.

First of all, we will note new armchairs from RECARO. Already on the available photos with the interior of the Focus you can see that the seats have received a different architecture. The manufacturer also reports that the new form of armchairs allows to increase free space for the rear passengers, as well as to increase the comfort level due to their anatomical structure.

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In addition, in all interior photos, a new model from the company Ford has acquired an updated steering wheel with a lower section. In the dashboard changed the backlight, which positively affected its informativeness. The center console is now equipped with a wider display and a slightly redesigned air conditioner.

Technical Features

Ford Focus will be produced in the body of the sedan, station wagon, and hatchback. The dimensions of the two modifications have not changed, while the new model in the 5-door version differs slightly from the pre-styling version.

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The hatchback is longer and wider by about half a centimeter. Thus, these figures are equal to 171.6″ and 73.2″. The wheelbase remains the same – 104.2″. Whereas the clearance is increased to 6″. The equipped weight of the car is 2469 lbs.

The management of Ford confirmed that the new model received an updated suspension with new settings for shock absorbers and steering. The all-wheel drive will be the hallmark of ST and RS sports modifications.

Engines and Gearboxes

The line of engines for the Ford Focus 4 generation remained virtually the same. Most experts believe that it will be supplemented by one or two power units. In any case, now the car is installed motors, with a volume of 1.5 to 2 liters. All of them are petrol, and their power varies from 85 to 150 liters. from.

The new engine, created specifically for the updated version of the car – is a 1.5-liter turbocharged petrol EcoBoost. Its capacity is as much as 150 hp, And the torque – 177 ft lb. Acceleration up to a sixty with such an engine is possible only for 9.2 seconds.

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According to unconfirmed reports, the new Ford Focus 2017 will soon receive not only a diesel version but a modification with an electric power unit. If the diesel can accelerate to the first hundred in just 8 seconds, then the electric car will be pleased with the opportunity to drive one battery charge more than 99 miles.

The new model from Ford will be limited to two variants of transmission. This is a 6-speed mechanics and a 6-speed robotic gearbox. The complete set with the classic automatic is now unavailable, as it is rather difficult to achieve good fuel efficiency with such a transmission.

2017 Ford Focus 2.0
Engine type DOHC 16V I4, direct fuel injection
Displacement 2,0L
Power/torque 160 hp; 146 lb-ft
Transmission 6-speed automated manual
Wheelbase 104.3 in
Length 178.5 in
Height 57.7 in
Passenger volume N/A
Cargo volume N/A
0-60 N/A
Top speed N/A
PRICE RANGE: $18,500-$25,000 (est)
Competitors: Mazda 3, Honda Civic, VW Golf
Editor's rating
4.5 overall
  • Safety4.8
  • Performance4.3
  • Design4.4
  • Features4.4
  • Fuel economy4.5

The new 2017 Ford Focus will get only minor update, the engine range, interior and trim levels will stay the same. It is also possible the appearance of extreme RS version.

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