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Ford Focus

(2018 - present)

The Ford Focus is a medium-sized five-door hatchback and estate. The current model was launched in the middle of 2018, and is the fourth generation of a highly-successful model in the Ford family.

There is a hot-hatch performance model called the Focus ST, and a lifestyle-oriented high-riding version called the Focus Active. We are building separate pages for all these versions, so check back soon.

The Ford Focus has received good scores compared to its rivals from most UK media sources, and has been widely praised for its driving dynamics and (optional) advanced safety systems.

Body style: Five-door hatch and estate
Engines: petrol, diesel
Price: From £18,300 on-road

Launched: Summer 2018
Last updated: –
Replacement due: TBA

MEDIA REVIEWS

Reviews, road tests and comparisons from across the UK automotive media

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The Car Expert

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Autocar

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Car

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Carbuyer

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Daily Mail

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Evo

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The Sun

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The Sunday Times

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Top Gear

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What Car?

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Which?

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SAFETY RATING

Independent crash test and safety ratings from Euro NCAP

Overall rating: 5 stars
Date tested: July 2018

Ford Focus 14

85%

ADULT OCCUPANT

Ford Focus 15

87%

CHILD OCCUPANT

Ford Focus 16

72%

VULNERABLE ROAD USERS

Ford Focus 17

75%

SAFETY ASSIST

More safety recognition

Eco rating

Independent emissions and efficiency ratings from Green NCAP

The Ford Focus has not yet been lab-tested by Green NCAP. Check back soon.

Awards

Trophies, prizes and awards that the Ford Focus has received

2019

  • Fleet News Awards – Best Lower Medium Car
  • Great British Fleet Awards – Best New Car + Best Lower Medium Fleet Car
  • carwow Car of the Year Awards – Family Award

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