2018 Ford Focus Review & Redesign – The compact Ford Focus sedan and hatchback slot machines previously mentioned the subcompact Fiesta sedan and hatch and below the midsize Fusion and full-size Taurus cars in the automaker’s passenger car lineup.
2018 Ford Focus Review
First showing up for the 2012 model year, the 3rd-era Ford Focus received a significant recharge for the 2015 model year. With its latest refresh and addition of the high-performance Focus RS model in 2016, the 2018 Focus might be all new – we’ll update this space as soon as we now have more details.
2018 Ford Focus Future
The current, 2018 Ford Focus is available in two body styles and various trims from S (sedan) and SE (sedan, hatch) to Titanium (sedan, hatch), ST (hatch), and RS (hatch). A Ford Focus Electric is also available with a freshly upgraded EPA-ranked range of 115 miles, up from 2016’s 76 miles. In the future, Ford intends to offer an electric SUV with a 300-distance range.
2018 Ford Focus Engine & Performance
Four engines are presented on the 2018 model based on trim level. The base engine is a normally aspirated 2.0-liter I-4 with 160 hp and 146 lb-ft (S, SE, SEL, Titanium) mated to a five-speed manual (S sedan) or six-speed dual-clutch automatic. A turbocharged 1.0-liter EcoBoost I-3 with stop-start engine technology and 123 hp and 125 lb-ft mated to a six-speed manual or the six-speed automatic is optional for the SE sedan. For 2018, the sporty Focus ST hatch is powered by a 252-hp, 270 lb-ft turbocharged 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 mated to a six-speed manual, while the high-performance Focus RS hatch is equipped with a 350-hp, 350 lb-ft turbocharged 2.3-liter EcoBoost I-4 mated to a six-speed manual and all-wheel-drive system that will send out power rearward or side to side. The Focus RS also provides a Drift mode.