Dual front, side and curtain airbags also are standard, along with MyKey, which allows parents to limit the car's top speed to 80 mph, keep traction control on at all times, and restrict the volume on the stereo to 44 percent of its loudest setting. European production will be expanded in mid-2011 when the assembly plant in St. To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has not required Ford to issue a recall, nor has Ford done so voluntarily. Injury measures Driver — Measures taken from the dummy indicate that a fracture of the pelvis would be possible in a crash of this severity. Power is sent to all four wheels via Ford's all-new Torque-Vectoring All-Wheel-Drive system with a rear drive unit designed by , as well as upgraded suspension and brakes. New for 2011 The Focus coupe has been discontinued for 2011. Both three and five-door models are spacious, but the latter is the better family choice.
Archived from on 4 June 2011. This engine has eight valves instead of 16 on the previous model. Ford owns an 8% interest in Aston Martin. This powertrain also offers exceptional economy, achieving average fuel consumption of 4. The gauges and buttons have blue backlighting.
It's powered courtesy of a naturally aspirated engine of 1. Updates were made to the front and rear fascias to coincide with the changes implemented in the standard Focus, including the lights, grille, and rear diffuser. The engine drives the wheels through a 5 speed manual gearbox. For the Focus Econetic model, the engine produced 105 hp 78 kW. However, because there were no significant front structural upgrades, the structural rating of the current model is based on both Ford's test and the Institute's test of a 2000 model. The powertrain in the front-drive Focus mates a 2. Ford Focus The exciting new next-generation Ford Focus is gearing up for its sales launch early in 2011, with the core three-model line-up seen together for the first time at the 2010 Paris Motor Show.
Quick access to automobile-catalog website - - type in a browser: a-c. The interior combines outstanding functionality with outstanding craftsmanship. Distinguished by its sleek and sporty design, the new Focus is packed with more affordable technologies and features than ever before in this segment. At the rear on the hatchback, the rear lights were changed, so that they appear sharper, and less clumsy. Its width dimensions at 1,810 mm 71. Stated kerb weight is 1276 kg. This vehicle has a 5 door hatchback body style with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels.
The issue is due to the dry type clutches associated with petrol models. Side airbags front and rear head curtain airbags and front seat-mounted torso airbags Wheelbase 103 in. Newer clutch packs and transmissions are more resistant to wear and fluid contamination, as the source of many shudder issues involved an improperly installed seal which was leaking transmission fluid onto the dry clutches. Archived from on 6 October 2012. In the 18th installment, the 2012 Ford Focus was also used as a prize for the first team that completes a leg of the race. However, there were no upgrades to the power and torque figures from previous model years. Injury measures Measures taken from the dummy indicate a low risk of any significant injuries in a crash of this severity.
To ensure that the strong European demand for the Ford Focus brand can be satisfied while the Saarlouis plant ramps up production of the new model, the current will continue to be produced in Valencia Spain until mid-2011. Exterior The Focus features Ford's bar-style grille that also appears on the front of the Fusion and Edge. Most notably, the Focus is the first Ford model to standardise Ford Auto-Start-Stop technology across a significant part of the range. Archived from on 8 October 2012. Production in Asia, Africa, and South America followed later. Pricing and badging is the same for petrol and diesel models.
This platform will underpin at least ten vehicles around the world and account for two million units of annual production by 2012. A driver's message center with fuel economy readings is standard. Ford wanted to make the Focus more upmarket so it offers two types of central consoles: the basic is associated with smaller engines and the premium is available to more powerful engines. Exterior The Focus features Ford's bar-style grille that also appears on the front of the Fusion and Edge. Gloss black roof, spoiler and mirror caps were added to differentiate the Final Edition. The next-generation Ford Focus plans to raise the benchmark once more, targeting class-leading driving quality that blends outstanding steering precision and road feedback with significantly improved refinement and ride control. The front fog-lights were also changed.
Head protection Driver — The dummy's head was protected from being hit by any hard structures, including the intruding barrier, by a side curtain airbag that deployed from the roof and a side airbag that deployed from the seat. Mechanical improvements to the facelifted are chassis revisions to all versions, to make the car more planted on the road, and the steering is also sharper than the pre-facelift model, while also offering greater feedback for greater driving pleasure and fun, which has been the trademark of the Focus since it launched back in 1998. For the Focus Econetic model, the engine produces 105 hp 78 kW. It's powered courtesy of a turbocharged engine of 1. There were 29 fires related to the engine in the U.