Ford Focus Overview

Choosing the Focus you want is no easy task. All models are sleek, sporty and designed to attract attention. From the performance-themed Focus ST and race-inspired, limited- edition Focus RS* to the sleek SEL and smart looks of the Focus Electric**, making up your mind is going to be tough. And choosing a colour from our extensive palette and wheels to complement your Focus could be even tougher.

Ford Focus SEL

The SEL has a 2.0L Ti-VCT engine, LED signature lighting, fog lamps and power moonroof. Other standard features include a single-CD player, Audio System from Sony® 14  with HD Radio™ Technology and 10 speakers, SYNC® 3  with an eight-inch screen, dual-zone electronic automatic temperature control (DEATC), Reverse Sensing System9 . And then there’s the Black Pack Appearance Package that comes at no additional cost. It features 17-inch black gloss aluminum wheels, gloss black upper grille, black fog light bezels with chrome ring, black headlight bezels, black exterior side mirrors and a rear spoiler.

Ford Focus ST

From the lower valances and rocker mouldings to its performance-inspired rear spoiler and unique bright-tipped centre-exit exhaust, Focus ST screams performance. Also available are the sporty 18-inch machined aluminum wheels with black-painted pockets; includes front and rear disc brakes with red brake calipers.* 

Ford Focus RS

The assertive styling of the front grille and rear diffuser and unique functional rear spoiler are not only eye catching, the aerodynamic designs work together to create zero lift overall for optimum high-speed handling. It’s something you’ll appreciate on the track, thanks to Focus RS having best-in-class 350 horsepower and 350 lb.-ft. torque.** Open the door to RS and take your seat behind the flat-bottomed steering wheel with a soft-feel leather-covered rim, RECARO® sport seats, alloy pedals and unique instrument graphics.

Ford Focus Electric

Focus Electric has model-unique features such as the distinctive front grille and 17-inch aluminum wheels. There is also a wide range of striking exterior colours to choose from, including these, new for 2018: Hot Pepper Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat* and Outrageous Green Metallic Tinted Clearcoat*. Other colours include Magnetic,** Ingot Silver,** White Gold,** Oxford White, White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat* and Shadow Black. 

Colour Palette

Ford Focus colours include:
•Blue Metallic* (shown above, new colour, all models except Limited-Edition RS† and Electric)
•Magnetic* (all models except Limited-Edition RS†)
•Ingot Silver* (all models except ST and Limited-Edition RS†)
•Race Red (Limited-Edition RS† only)
•Triple Yellow Tri-coat** (ST only)
•White Platinum Metallic Tri-coat** (Electric and Titanium only)
•Oxford White (all models except Limited-Edition RS†)
•White Gold* (all models except ST and Limited-Edition RS†)
•Shadow Black (all models except Limited-Edition RS†)
•Lighting Blue* (new colour, all models except S, ST, RS and Electric)

•Nitrous Blue Quad-coat** (Limited-Edition RS† only)

•Hot Pepper Red Tinted Clearcoat** (new colour, all models except Limited-Edition RS†, Late availability)

•Outrageous Green Clearcoat** (new colour, all models except Limited-Edition RS† and ST, Late availability)

Extensive Wheel Lineup

Make the right statement with a variety of wheel choices:

1.17-inch black gloss aluminum wheel – incl. in SEL Black Pack
2.16-inch machined wheel with dark pockets – included in SE Appearance Package
3.18-inch Rado Grey alloy* – standard on ST
4.18-inch machined aluminum with black pockets* and red brake calipers — optional on ST
5.17-inch sparkle silver aluminum – standard on Electric
6.19-inch premium forged alloy wheel with Michelin Pilot Cup Sport 2 summer tires – standard on RS
7.15-inch steel with silver-painted cover – standard on S
8.16-inch sparkle silver-painted aluminum – standard on SE
9.17-inch polished aluminum – standard on Titanium
10.17-inch machined aluminum with black pockets – Standard on SEL and Optional on SE Appearance Package Included in the SE Sport Package
11.18-inch unique RS Sparkle Silver Alloy wheels with 18-inch Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 tires – standard on RS

lnterior Craftsmanship

The Focus interior is as attractive as it is comfortable. Fine quality is evident in details such as available alloy trim and the French seams of the available leather-trimmed seating. Cloth bucket seats with two-way head restraints are standard. For more premium accommodations, Focus Titanium has a leather-trimmed eight-way power driver’s seat with four-way head restraints as well as heated front seats and a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel.

Available SYNC 3 with Apple Car Play & Andriod Auto

In addition to the voice-activated benefits of SYNC® , available SYNC® 3  adds convenience to your driving experience with its eight-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen and easy-to-use interface. Discover the system’s quick reactions to your conversational commands and experience the smartphone-like touchscreen with impressive responsiveness. You’ll also find a sleek user-friendly interface to help you connect to and control your compatible smartphone via Apple CarPlay111  or Android Auto110 . Locate your favourite places with simple destination entry via optional navigation. SYNC®  AppLink93  lets you use your voice to control some of your favourite compatible mobile apps while driving.

Ford Focus ST Interior Style

Along with standard ST scuff plates, aluminum pedals and RECARO® full-leather heated front seats, the 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.

Ford Focus RS Interior

The Limited-Edition RS* has carbon-fibre accents around the performance gauges, door grab handle and emergency brake handle. Other RS-unique features include leather-trimmed heated RECARO® sport seats with Miko® 87 -Dinamica inserts and the RS logo. There’s also a heated, leather-wrapped flat-bottom steering wheel proudly displaying the RS logo as well as unique door scuff plates. Completing the look are aluminum pedals and an RS-unique leather-wrapped and alloy gear shift knob. There’s also ambient lighting, including blue backlit gauges above the centre console that show turbocharger boost pressure, oil temperature and oil pressure. 

Zero-CO2 Emissions Focus Electric Interior

The standard cloth fabric in Focus Electric is made with REPREVE® fibre produced from 100 percent recycled materials, and the seat cushions have soy-based bio-foam. But it doesn’t end there – 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 assist 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 Ford Focus Titanium, ST, RS and Focus Electric models.

Smart Charging USB Ports

The 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  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 myfordmobile.com 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 evsolutions.com/ford. 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 Ford Focus are electric power-assisted steering (EPAS), active grille shutters* and six-speed SelectShift® automatic transmission.

Ford Focus ST = Power and Performance

The 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.

Ford Focus RS

The 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.

Ford Focus Electric

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.

Powertrains

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)

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 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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