The 2016 Ford Focus is a car that delivers a hassle-free day-to-day driving experience for daily commuters. It offers an ultimate fun-to- drive opportunity to the buyers as the handling is easy and optimized. The Focus boasts of a sharp-looking interior which is equipped with latest technology such as the all-new Sync 3 touchscreen interface, which is dedicated to provide easy operation and control. Moreover, it's a replacement for Ford's MyFord Touch system which has been discontinued in present models. Under the hood, we have a standard 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine and an additional turbocharged 1.0-litre 3-cylinder engine with decent mileage output. The engine is capable to produce maximum output of 160 horsepower and a peak torque of 146 pound-feet. The newly available 2016 focus comes with an automatic transmission system. The car is available in an option of sedan and a four-door hatchback. It comes in three prominent variants, namely, S, SE and Titanium along with an additional electric trim. The S model, which holds a sedan-type body comes equipped with 15-inch steel wheels along with integrated blind-spot mirrors. The upper SE trim, which is offered as a hatchback offers you 16-inch alloy wheels, automatic headlights, body-colour exterior mirrors and door handles and many updated features. Inside the focus, we get a spacious and comfortable cabin with premium leather stitches seats. When it comes to cargo space, the sedan's trunk offer a 13.2 cubic feet of space in the rear to hold maximum amount of luggage, and the 60/40-split rear seats offer more room for luggage and essentials. Apart from cool designing, The 2016 Ford Focus comes standard safety features such as anti-lock brakes which offers good braking functionality and stability. Additionally, a driver knee airbag, front side airbags and side curtain airbags assure safety in all levels for both driver and passengers. The standard Ford Sync system gets an inbuilt emergency crash notification feature paired with a compatible cell phone which automatically dials 911 in case of any accident or malfunction.
The 2016 Ford Focus comes with an excellent combined fuel economy of 31 mpg (27 city/40 highway) mated with the automatic transmission. With the manual transmission, this number drops to 30 mpg combined (26 city/36 highway).
The 2016 Ford Focus equipped with front-wheel-drive with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine churns out a maximum power output of 160 horsepower and a peak torque of 146 pound-feet.
The Ford Focus SE is capable to go from zero to 60 mph in 9.0 seconds, which turns out to be slower than average for this segment. However, with the manual transmission, this figure improves to 8.3 seconds making it go more frugal over the tracks.
The 2016 Ford Focus is a compact car which is available in both sedan and hatchback body styles. It is available in three variants namely, S, SE and Titanium along with Focus Electric. The S model comes with a sedan body-type and stands on 15-inch steel wheels. It is integrated with blind-spot mirrors whereas the upper SE variant that comes with the hatchback body-type stands on 16-inch alloy wheels along with automatic headlights. It also offers additional features with body-coloured exterior mirrors and door handles. The complete structure of the car looks bulky and premium while at the same time, it also exhibits a macho styling which every enthusiast searches in a hot hatch. Car’s aerodynamic styling and easy to do front fascia lets the user feel good.
The dimension is 4,534 X 1,824 X 1,465 mm (L X W X H). The car has a decent wheelbase which measures 2,649 mm in length.
The 2016 Ford Focus boasts of a sharp-looking interior which is loaded up with the latest technology and controls. Focus is equipped with an inbuilt all-new Sync 3 touchscreen interface that ensures greater easy -to-operate interface than the previous “MyFord” Touch system. The seats are cozy and comfortable with premium upholstery and air-conditioning. The height-adjustable driver seat and 60/40-split folding rear seats provide enough space both in the front and the rear. The center console comes with a 4.2-inch central display with power front windows. Additionally, Focus offers power locks and mirrors along with Ford's “MyKey” that helps controlling speed, audio volume and much more.
The seats offer amazing support and comfort for both the driver and passengers. The proper cushioning and padding helps the driver to move across the streets and lanes in a core enthusiast’s manner. When it comes to cargo space, the rear seats can be folded in 60/40 ratio to offer additional cargo space than the standard 13.2 cubic feet.
The sedan variant comes with a cargo space of 13.2 cubic feet, and the 60/40-split rear seats offer more space for fitting-in longer items. Meanwhile, the hatchback model offers a decent cargo space of 23.8 cubic feet behind the rear seats and can be expanded upto 44.8 cubic feet with folded rear seats.
The front-wheel-drive 2016 Ford Focus is powered by a 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine that churns out a maximum power of 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of peak torque. The S and SE models get a standard five-speed manual transmission while offering an optional six-speed automatic transmission (technically, it's a dual-clutch automated manual that is called as "Powershift"). The optional turbocharged "EcoBoost" 1.0-litre three-cylinder engine is capable to produce 123 hp of maximum power output with a peak torque of 148 lb-ft.
2016 Focus comes with a variety of enhancements in the stereo system installed in the vehicle. The Sync 3 touchscreen interface features a revamped menu system that recognizes smartphones and can be paired with the console to deal with the Sync voice control features. It also offers Bluetooth and a four-speaker sound system with a CD player and a USB port. The sound quality and music output is not the best available in the market but one will surely enjoy the beats on the go.
The new 2016 Ford Focus comes with large 16-inch alloy wheels while the upper trim gets 17-inches of alloy wheels along with their respective tire sizes.
The 2016 Ford Focus comes standard with anti-lock brakes while optional all-wheel disc brakes are available on the SE variant. The car comes with a stability and traction control that helps the vehicle go easy on sharp turns.
The 2016 Focus is fully loaded with safety features like a driver knee airbag, front and side airbags with side curtain airbags. These help in protecting both driver and the passenger during any severe accident. The Ford Sync system comes with an emergency crash notification feature that automatically dials 911 using the paired smartphone. A standard rear view camera and Ford's MyKey system continue offering hassle-free drive to inexperienced drivers. In a number of safety tests, the Focus turns out to be a good scorer. The tests include moderate-overlap frontal-offset, side-impact and roof-strength tests.
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