Articles about Ford Focus

Ford has a rich lineage of underdogs. Time for a family reunion
The new sports wagon is as family-friendly as it is quick
So, you love hot hatches, but you also love dogs and want to take them with you wherever you go. Well, we've got good news for you-you'll fit right in with the rest of the TG team, welcome aboard.
The award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine will get mild hybrid assistance
The Ford Fiesta and Focus are going hybrid. Well, kinda. Ford is giving them both the option of mild hybrid technology from 2020 as it aims to "bring the benefits of electrification to greater numbers of consumers." Slapping this tech onto two
That’s higher than the Civic Type R’s torque figure
Believe it or not, this is the fourth generation of Ford Focus ST. Rivals with that sort of lineage were inducted into the hot hatchback hall of fame long ago, and yet it's safe to say the ST is still a
Winner to be announced next year at the Geneva Motor Show
The finalists for the 2019 Car of the Year award have been selected. These seven cars have been selected by 60 jurors from across Europe, who simply name their top seven cars launched this year. Top Gear's Paul Horrell is one
It has all the bases covered
What is it?The Focus matters here at Planet Top Gear, because over the years it has been a consistently good drive, as well as throwing up some of our fave hot hatches, under the ST and RS badges.But the outgoing
Three models were affected
Earlier this month, the Australian government fined Ford (AUD) $10 million (P400 million) after the American carmaker admitted to mishandling customer complaints related to the company's PowerShift automatic transmission. Not a good look for the company, and now it seems its
The Mustang, thankfully, is spared
Let's cut to the chase: Ford has announced that it will no longer invest in developing next-generation versions of traditional sedans and small cars in the US market, meaning vehicles like the Fiesta, Focus and Fusion are done.Instead, the
There's more to it than the looks
1) It's all new, global but European.That new platform--called C2--is the basis of it all. All Ford's global divisions got together, and specified what they wanted from the ground-up new car. Then the designers and engineers
We totally dig the design
We've seen the camouflaged spy photos online as well as the recent teaser video, and now Ford has finally unveiled the all-new Focus in Europe and in China. Offered as a hatchback, station wagon, and sedan, it now carries a
We hardly knew ye
Fast Ford fans, we have a somber date for your diary. On Friday 6 April 2018, the final MkIII Ford Focus RS will burble its way off the Saarlouis factory production line in Germany, and the Drift Mode-equipped hot hatchback's
Approved by Ken Block himself
First Ford launched its fastest Focus, the 345hp RS, with a Drift Mode. The performance car world rejoiced, and the YouTube servers were bulked up in preparation for copious videos involving ditch and lamppost interfaces.And now, we have the Drift Stick.
On cars, SUVs, and pickups
Can you believe it's been 20 years since Ford Philippines started up shop in the Philippines? Back then, we listened to our music on CDs and flocked to theaters to watch Titanic. To celebrate the milestone, the American carmaker is offering
It has features galore
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.In the span of time that subcompact cars have replaced compacts as the mass market vehicle of choice, the latter have gotten so much
The Ford Focus can self-park perpendicularly
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here.To be honest, I always found self-parking features to be cute but unnecessary. Years ago, I was able to parallel park using just
Until February 28
February is known as the month of love, or at least it is to those who celebrate Valentine's Day. But whether you're spending this month with your special someone or you're browsing hugot memes and avoiding any romantic talk
For those with more generous budgets
Yesterday, we featured the most affordable cars we got our hands on this past year; options worth looking into for those on a relatively modest budget. This time around we're listing down all the vehicles we reviewed between the P1 million
Which turbo reigns supreme?
Alas, the decline of this segment's popularity tolled the death knell for the compact-car tuning trend. Today, trucks, SUVs and other 4x4's rule the roost for enthusiasts looking for a daily-driver-and-toy-car project. But things are
A Euro hatch with a blue badge
The Ford Focus remains an under-appreciated little gem. You don't see a lot of them on the streets-an instance of automotive injustice if there is one. Anyone contemplating the purchase of a compact hatchback should simply try this car
Eat, play, drive
If you're viewing this on a mobile device and can't see the video, please click here. "Eat, Play, Drive Australia" was the name of this event, and unlike the usual ride-and-drive programs that we attend, we could go
As if the hatchback wasn't hot enough
The latest-generation Ford Focus RS is one hell of a hot hatch. In less than a year, its level of performance and that cool Drift Mode have swayed some 8,200 people into choosing its combination of practicality and track ability
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