2016 Ford Focus Sedan initially made its debut in 1998 but became available in North America after 1999. It is in essence a compact car model which was introduced as a successor or replacement to Ford Escort originally sold in Europe & North America. On the other hand it replaces Ford Laser which was initially marketed in Australia & Asia. The model is often referred to as the bestselling car lineup in the world (its overall sales have reportedly surpassed that of Toyota Corolla’s) and has received a nomination in the “World’s 50 greatest cars” recorded by CAR magazine for the past five decades.
2016 Ford Focus Sedan Interior
Major interior updates in 2016 Ford Focus Sedan consist of premium quality leather upholstery on steering wheel, comfortable & luxurious leather seats etc. The model is capable of comfortably seating a total of 5 adult passengers and features an upgraded infotainment system. One should note that the new center console features an updated MyFord touch enabled infotainment system, a 4.2 inch LCD touch screen display etc in addition to dual zone automatic climate control mechanism. Also, one should take note of the very ambient illumination inside the cabin that gives the interior a classy appearance.
2016 Ford Focus Sedan Exterior
Ford Focus Sedan offers a horizontally placed chrome plated grille structure that is trapezoidal in shape. It also features a new set of rear & front bumpers in addition to brand new head lights, 17 or 18 inch aluminum alloyed rim wheels etc. Next generation 2016 Ford Focus Sedan has been developed using the Ford C1 platform and has a standard 4 door configuration with front engine placement. The model is about 71.8 inches wide, 178.5 inches long and 57.7 inches tall and features a 104.3 inch wheel base.
2016 Ford Focus Sedan Engine, Mpg
2016 Focus Sedan offers a classic 2.0L inline 4 cylinder engine that is capable of pumping out about 160HP power & 146lbft torque. This allows the car to accelerate from 0 – 62mph in about 8.3 seconds. One should also note that the given power train has been paired up with a 5 or 6 speed manual or automatic power transmission system that relays the power generated to its front wheels. Hence, next generation Ford Focus Sedan has a Front Wheel Drive mechanism. Also, one should note that the model features an average fuel economy of 30mpg (26/36mpg on city & highway roads respectively.
2016 Ford Focus Sedan Release Date, Competitors
Ford Focus Sedan has not yet been issued a final release date; it is expected to release sometime next year or by the end of this year. However, if industry analysts are to be believed, the model is speculated to cost something ranging from $17,000 to $24,500. Major Ford Focus Sedan competitors include leading sedans such as Volkswagen Jetta, Subaru WRX and Honda Civic etc. One should also take note of the highly distinguishing characteristics of the model which include an aggressive rear bumper, newly installed aero diffuser and standard exhaust pipes.