Auto combo for Focus
FORD has added more automatic one- litre drivetrains models to the Focus.
Called the PowerShift and EcoBoost in Ford marketing terms, the combo is now available in both Ambiente and Trend specification levels for both the Focus five- door hatch and fourdoor sedan.
Tracey Delate, general marketing manager, Ford Motor Company Sub- Saharan Africa Region, said in a statement this brings to 14 the total number of Focus models available in South Africa to 14, including the two sizzling hot Focus ST range- toppers.
The award- winning 1.0 EcoBoost delivers 92kW of power and 170Nm of torque. Matched to the PowerShift automatic transmission it is credited with a Ford’s tests getting a combined cycle fuel consumption of 5,5 l/ 100 km and a CO2 emissions rating of 125 g/ km.
Pricing for the three automatics start at R241 900 and go up to to R267 900, but the sales staff in Ford in Maritzburg looks set to sweeten the deal with sweet trade ins too, — WR.
The Focus range now has three new models using the popular 1- litre auto drivetrain.