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The skinny: With this mid-life update of the Focus, Ford has pared back the model-range, trimmed the engine and powertrain choices, and provided a ...
POSTED WED, 2 SEP, 2015
What’s Hot: Value for money buying, straight-line power, a classier interior.
POSTED THU, 18 JUN, 2015
What's hot: Fabulous grip, hot-hatch performance, comfortable on-road, superb seats.
POSTED THU, 7 MAY, 2015
2013 FORD FOCUS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Five door hatchback Price: $28,190 (plus on-roads) | $28,575 as tested Engine/trans: 125kW/202Nm 4...
POSTED SUN, 27 OCT, 2013
FORD FOCUS ST REVIEW Vehicle Style: Five-door Small Sports Hatch Power/Torque: 184kW/340Nm (with 360Nm overboost) Price: $38,290 (plus ...
POSTED FRI, 12 OCT, 2012
Small Hatch Comparison Review: Mazda3, Toyota Corolla, Holden Cruze, Hyundai i30, Ford Focus, Mitsubishi Lancer, Volkswagen Golf, Subaru Im...
POSTED SUN, 13 MAY, 2012
2012 FORD FOCUS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Small sedan Price: $36,590 (plus on-roads) Fuel Economy (claimed): 5.5 l/100km Fuel Econom...
POSTED TUE, 3 JAN, 2012
2012 FORD FOCUS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Five-door hatchback and sedan Price range (starting price for each): $21,990 Ambiente, $24,490 Trend...
POSTED THU, 4 AUG, 2011
FORD FOCUS RS REVIEW Vehicle Style: Three-door hot hatch Price: $59,990 (plus on-road costs) On test fuel efficiency: 12.3 l/100km OV...
POSTED MON, 14 MAR, 2011
IT WASN'T SO LONG AGO that optioning a diesel engine would never have entered the heads of Australian small car buyers.
POSTED TUE, 15 SEP, 2009