We said: “The new Ford Focus is the complete deal, in its design, its quality, its technology and its performance. Ford appears to have taken the somewhat ‘meh’ impression of the previous version to heart – the new car ticks all the boxes and in style.”
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Thatcham said: “The Ford Focus has always been a top seller, so the latest version with its standard-fit crash avoidance technology is making UK roads safer in volume. In testing, it’s AEB system performed just as well as some of the more expensive buys in the longlist too.
“It is also fitted with a class-leading Driver Assistance System, to support steering and braking.”