Ford Focus Overview

The 2017 Ford Focus attracts a lot of attention and appears in motion even when it’s standing still. The Focus ST includes a centre-exhaust with dual bright tips, 18-inch Rado Grey- painted aluminum wheels, a Piano Black grille, ST badging and other unique ST features. The fun-to-drive Focus Electric comes with a unique grille, 17-inch sparkle silver-painted aluminum wheels, illuminated charge port, quad-beam HID headlights with LED signature lighting and auto lamp. And the Focus RS model offers more than a sleek, aerodynamic design and stylish Interior – it’s the fastest production Focus currently available in the world.

New 2017 Ford Focus SEL Models

The 2017 Ford Focus SEL with 2.0L Ti-VCT comes standard as well as LED signature lighting, fog lights and power moonroof. Also standard is SYNC 3 with an 8-inch screen, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control (DEATC), the Reverse Sensing System and Sony-branded Audio with HD Radio and ten speakers.

2017 Ford Focus ST Exterior Design

Everything about the 2017 Ford Focus ST design screams performance. From the body kit with lower valances and rocker mouldings, to its performance-inspired rear spoiler and unique bright-tipped centre-exit exhaust, Focus ST is all about attitude. Also available, are the great-looking 18-inch machined aluminum wheels with black-painted pockets, which include front and rear disc brakes with red brake calipers.

2017 Ford Focus RS

The assertive styling of the front grille, rear diffuser and unique functional rear spoiler aren’t just for looks – their aerodynamic design works together to create zero lift overall for optimum high-speed handling. It’s something you’ll feel on the track because the 2017 Ford Focus RS has best-in-class horsepower and torque. The high-performance character of RS also comes through with its sleek interior design that features a flat-bottomed steering wheel with a soft-feel leather covered trim, RECARO® sport seats, alloy pedals and unique instrument graphics.

2017 Ford Focus Electric Exterior Design

The 2017 Ford Focus Electric sports distinctive features like the unique front grille, 17-inch aluminum wheels and a wide range of striking colours to choose from – Kona Blue, Magnetic, Ingot Silver, White Gold, Oxford White, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Blue Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, White Platinum Metallic Tri-Coat and Shadow Black.

Colour Palette

Colours for the 2017 Ford Focus include:

• Kona Blue (metallic paint)
• Magnetic (metallic paint)
• Ingot Silver (metallic paint, not available on ST)
• Race Red (not available on electric model)
• Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat (not available on ST, extra-cost paint)
• Triple Yellow Tri-Coat (new for 2017, available only on ST, extra-cost paint)
• White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat (not available on ST, extra-cost paint)
• Oxford White
• White Gold (metallic paint, new for 2017)
• Shadow Black
• Frozen White (only available on RS)
• Nitrous Blue Metallic Quad-Coat (only available on RS)
• Blue Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat (not available on ST, extra-cost paint)
• Stealth Grey (only available on RS)

Extensive Wheel Lineup

Make the right statement with a variety of wheel choices:

1. 15-inch steel with silver-painted covers – standard on Focus S
2. 16-inch painted aluminum – standard on Focus SE
3. 16-inch machined wheel with dark painted pockets – included in Focus SE EcoBoost® Appearance Package
4. 17-inch aluminum – standard on Focus Titanium
5. 17-inch black gloss aluminum wheel – included in Focus SEL Black Pack
6. 17-inch machined aluminum with black-painted pockets – standard on SEL, optional on SE EcoBoost® Appearance Package, and included in Focus SE Sport Package
7. 17-inch sparkle silver-painted aluminum – standard on Focus Electric
8. 18-inch Rado Grey alloy* – standard on Focus ST
9. 18-inch machined aluminum with black-painted pockets* and red brake calipers on Focus ST
10. 18-inch unique RS sparkle silver alloy wheels with 18-inch Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 tires standard on Focus RS
11. 19-inch premium painted forged alloy wheel with Michelin Super Sport summer tires –standard on Focus RS

Safety Features

The 2017 Ford Focus has a standard rear view camera plus seven airbags to help protect you and your passengers on the road. Other features include dual-stage front airbags, front-seat side airbags, side-curtain airbags and driver’s knee airbag. Plus, all Ford vehicles use boron steel in their door intrusion beams, which helps protect occupants in side-impact collisions.

lnterior Craftsmanship

The available real alloy trim and detailed French seams of the available leather-trimmed seating are a reflection of the exceptional design. Cloth bucket seats with two-way adjustable headrests are standard. For even more comfort, there’s the leather eight-way power driver’s seat that’s standard on the 2017 Ford Focus Titanium, as well as the first-row four-way adjustable head restraints that are standard on Focus SE, SEL, Titanium and Electric models.

2017 Ford Focus ST Interior Style

Along with standard ST scuff plates, aluminum pedals and RECARO® full-leather heated front seats, the 2017 Ford Focus ST has a number of unique interior features. These include the standard leather-wrapped and carbon fibre gear shift knob and a flat-bottom, leather-wrapped heated steering wheel with ST badge. Another unique ST feature is the standard Carbon Fibre Interior Accent Package.

2017 Ford Focus RS Interior

The standard interior features full leather-trimmed heated RECARO® sport seats with Miko®- Dinamica inserts and the RS logo. There’s also a heated, leather-wrapped flat-bottomed steering wheel with the RS logo and RS badging on the floor mats, interior trim and door scuff plates. To complete the unique interior of the 2017 Ford Focus RS, there are aluminum pedals and an RS-unique leather-wrapped and alloy gear shift knob. There’s ambient lighting throughout, including blue backlit gauges above the centre console that show turbocharger boost pressure, oil temperature and oil pressure.

2017 Ford Focus Electric Eco-Conscious Interior

The standard cloth fabric is made with REPREVE® fibre produced from 100 percent recycled materials and all 2017 Ford EVs feature soy-based foam in the seat cushions. Also, plastic bottles, milk jugs and other post-consumer recycled materials are used in underbody shields, wheel arch liners and air cleaner assemblies.

SmartGauge with EcoGuide

SmartGauge® with EcoGuide offers a multitude of customizable LCD displays that help you understand how changing your driving habits can have a direct effect on maximizing vehicle efficiency. Content such as the Energy History, Energy Coach and Butterfly screens work together to help you monitor and improve your driving performance and electric range over time.

Available Ambient Lighting

Available ambient lighting illuminates the interior with colour in both the front and rear footwells. It also lights the cupholders, which makes them easier to locate when you’re driving at night. The driver or front-seat passenger can select from one of seven colours: red, blue, purple, orange, aqua, white or yellow-green. The choice is yours.

Available Navigation System

Use the voice-recognition technology to say commands as conversational as “find a restaurant". And you can easily get where you’re going with convenient audible turn-by-turn navigation. You can get continuously updated directions, information on weather, traffic delays and alternate route suggestions and more.

Available Dual-Zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control

Personalize your comfort level, and your front-seat passenger’s, with individualized temperature settings from the available dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control (DEATC). The available heated front seats, in either leather trim or cloth, offer three heat settings. A heated steering wheel is also available in Focus.

Available SYNC 3 with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

SYNC 3 can bring the power of Apple CarPlay to your Ford. You can use Siri to interact with your iPhone. Make calls, return missed calls and listen to voice mail, as well as send, read and reply to text messages, and even access your favourite songs and playlists in Apple Music. Apple Maps provides convenient turn-by-turn directions, traffic conditions and estimated travel time.

SYNC 3 can also bring the power of Android Auto to your Ford. You can talk to Google to interact with your smartphone while keeping your eyes on the road and hands on the wheel. Make calls, return missed calls and listen to voice mail, as well as send, read and reply to text messages and access your favourite music through your apps. Google Maps provides voice-guided navigation, live traffic information and estimated travel time.

Driver Assist Technologies

Thanks to sensors and a camera mounted at specific locations on the vehicle, you can be aware of other vehicles and objects that are beside and behind you. Other available features to assist you on the road are the Reverse Sensing System, SYNC® 3, BLIS® (Blind Spot Information System) with cross-traffic alert, Lane-Keeping System, Active Park Assist10 and standard Rearview Camera.

Available Active Park Assist

Need help finding a parking spot? While you’re driving slowly near parking spots, simply activate available active park assist9 and it looks for available spaces. Ultrasonic sensors measure the distance to the curb and between parked cars. Once an appropriate spot is identified, you’re signaled to stop and accept the system’s assistance. You control the shifting, accelerating and braking – the vehicle will handle the steering.

Available Intelligent Access with Push-Button Start

On vehicles equipped with Intelligent Access with push-button start, you can keep your key fob in your pocket or bag and open the driver’s door by simply touching the inside of the front exterior door handle. To get going, simply hold down the brake pedal while pressing the start button to start the engine. This feature is standard on the 2017 Ford Focus Titanium, ST, RS and Focus Electric models.

Smart Charging USB Ports

The 2017 Ford Focus offers a standard audio input jack and two USB ports so you can plug in your smartphone or MP3 player. The USB connection also allows you to charge both devices, even while listening to your favourite music.

DC Fast Charge

The 2017 Ford Focus Electric comes standard with all-new DC fast-charge capability, enabling a projected range of over 120 kilometres with a 30 minute DC fast charge. Range is over 185 kilometres (115 miles) with a full charge.

MyFord Mobile App and Website

The MyFord Mobile app and let you monitor the charge of your Focus Electric remotely, so when you need a charge – you can get directions to the nearest charging station. Other things these features let you do:
• Create a journey with multiple stops, using the Trip Planner to determine if the vehicle has an adequate charge to reach designated charge point destinations
• Through the phone’s native map, you can determine the location of your vehicle via the built-in GPS and view nearby charging stations
• Set Go Times, which is a preconditioning function that allows you to set your desired interior temperature using utility power before departing to help maximize your EV range
• Monitor and schedule charging from almost anywhere, to help you maximize your range plus lock/unlock doors remotely.

Smartwatch owners can now download an update for the MyFord® Mobile app in the App Store and Google Play store. This allows owners of Ford battery electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles to check their battery charge level, determine driving range before a trip and locate where their vehicle is parked – all from their wrist. The apps also fit both round and rectangular watch faces.

240V/30-amp Home Charging Station

Reducing your charge time is easy with an available Ford-recommended 240-volt/30-amp home charging station. With it, a full battery charge can take as little as 5.5 hours. Both portable and hardwired stations are available. A 240-volt/30-amp home charging station is available for purchase with or without installation services from AeroVironment. For installation, an AeroVironment electrician will install and can handle securing the required permits. Or you can have a preferred electrician install charging station too. Questions? Call 1-888-219-6747 or visit Provincial rebates may be available for the purchase and installation of an eligble charging station.

Driving Dynamics

To help the driver and vehicle gracefully negotiate curves, the standard Torque Vectoring Control19 was designed to help the front wheels grip and steer better while cornering or driving in slippery conditions. There’s also the available PowerShift automatic transmission designed to combine enhanced fuel efficiency and fun-to-drive performance with operational convenience. Other performance features on the 2017 Ford Focus are electric power-assisted steering (EPAS), active grille shutters* and six-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission.

2017 Ford Focus ST = Power and Performance

The 2017 Ford Focus ST is equipped for the driving aficionado featuring an electric power assisted steering rack to make steering less sensitive on straightaways and to adjust for increased sensitivity in the corners. There’s also front and rear disc brakes, torque vectoring control and Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS) with torque steer control for an enhanced, more confident steering feel. And of course, Focus ST is powered by our dynamic 2.0L EcoBoost® engine that delivers 252 hp and 270 lb.-ft. of torque.

2017 Ford Focus RS

The 2017 Focus RS with Ford performance all-wheel drive with dynamic torque vectoring has taken the 2.3L engine to another level with its unique turbocharger, cooling and exhaust. The 2017 Ford Focus RS has best-in-class 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. of torque*. For even more impressive numbers, Focus RS can go from 0 to 100 in 4.7 seconds and has a top track speed of 266 kph.

2017 Ford Focus Electric

2017 Ford Focus Electric delivers 100 percent guilt-free driving fun in an all-electric vehicle. It needs zero gas, zero oil changes and produces zero C02 emissions. With a top speed of 135 km/h, its smooth acceleration will grab your attention. Press the accelerator and Focus Electric puts 100 percent of its available torque at your disposal. With an available Ford-recommended 240-volt/30 amp home charging station, you can fully recharge in as little as 5.5 hours.


The 1.0L EcoBoost engine has over a dozen innovations contributing to efficiency and refinement, which include a remarkably small and efficient turbocharger to reduce engine weight and an oil-immersed timing belt to reduce friction and noise. Also, the 1.0L EcoBoost has taken top honours in the sub-1.0-litre category for 5 consecutive years.

The 2.0L Ti-VCT Engine offers dynamic 4-cylinder performance with twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) on both the intake and exhaust cams and is continuously adjusted to keep the engine running at maximum efficiency as the engine speed and torque change.

AdvanceTrac ESC (Electronic Stability Control) with Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)

2017 Ford Focus smart technology constantly monitors road conditions and driver responses – adjusting engine power and applying ABS to help keep all your wheels firmly planted. ESC brings an added measure of handling confidence to the agility you expect in a Ford Focus.

Electric Power-Assisted Steering (EPAS)

EPAS automatically adjusts to deliver precise responses at high speed and optimal manoeuvrability at lower speeds. Pull-drift technology continually measures driver steering input, adapts to changing road conditions and helps adjust for slight directional shifts, like uneven road surfaces or crosswinds. All of this comes together to deliver smooth responsiveness and excellent control. The 2017 Ford Focus ST model is additionally enhanced with variable EPAS, providing the performance customer with even more precise steering, aggressive torque steer tuning and the ability to accelerate while maintaining grip – even on uneven road surfaces.

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