2017 Ford Focus
The 2017 Ford Focus is a car designed to keep you ahead of the curve in life. You can get it as a sensible four-door sedan or utilitarian five-door hatchback, whichever is your preference. Solid performance meets unbelievable fuel efficiency, with several modern power train options. You also get the ability to add plenty of cutting-edge technologies and creature comforts to the interior, so everyone can feel good about riding in the car for any distance.
As the standard engine, the 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder is a great option. It puts out a peak 160 horsepower and 146 lb.-ft. of torque. For extreme efficiency without sacrificing performance, you can get a 1.0-liter EcoBoost inline three-cylinder engine. It comes with an automatic stop-start system and is rated at a stout 123 horsepower and a 125 lb.-ft. of torque. For extreme performance, ST models pack a serious punch with a 2.0-liter EcoBoost inline four-cylinder engine. Peak ratings are incredible at 252 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque.
You'll feel in control from behind the wheel of the 2017 Ford Focus. Standard torque vectoring control kicks in when you take a turn quickly or encounter slippery road surfaces. Electric power-assisted steering is also part of the setup, automatically adjusting for cross winds and uneven roads, loading to more precise maneuverability. AdvanceTrac electronic stability control works with the anti-lock brake system and even adjusting engine output automatically.
Confidence comes from knowing the 2017 Ford Focus has been designed to protect everyone who rides inside. The standard airbag setup includes a driver's knee bag and Safety Canopy System side curtains, which cover the first and second rows. All models come with a rear view camera, which sends a live video feed to the 4.2-inch or 8-inch screen embedded in the dash. Two sets of LATCH child seat anchors, tire pressure monitoring and a Personal Safety System are also standard.
Get luxury without paying a premium, thanks to an interior that's made using quality materials and exacting craftsmanship. You can get all kinds of extra features in certain trims, such as soft leather upholstery with French seams, seat heaters, alloy trim and more. Optional ambient lighting illuminates the cup holders and foot wells on both rows. Drivers and front passengers can choose among seven different color options to match their mood. Dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control lets the driver and front passenger choose the setting they find most comfortable. To help with cold weather, you can even get a heated steering wheel, eliminating the need for gloves.
Plenty of useful technologies are available for the 2017 Ford Focus. The navigation system uses GPS and 3-D mapping, plus can give voice turn-by-turn directions. It also comes with a five year prepaid subscription to Sirius/XM Traffic and Travel Link, so you always have the latest information about traffic patterns and incidents, plus weather, local gas prices, movie show times, sports scores and more. Of course, you can also go with SYNC 3, which is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The infotainment system also lets you use intuitive voice commands, instead of having to learn specific ones.
*All vehicle mileage based on 2017 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.