Mo­tor­ing Ford Fo­cus

Good Housekeeping (South Africa) - - CONTENTS -

FORD FO­CUS 1.0 ECOBOOST TI­TA­NIUM BOOT SIZE: 375 ℓ . ECO EL­E­MENT: Fuel ef­fi­ciency from 4,7 ℓ /100km and CO2 out­puts from 107g/km. SAFETY STAND­OUTS: Eva­sive Steer­ing As­sist helps the driver steer around stopped or slower ve­hi­cles to help avoid col­li­sions. When driv­ers are rev­ers­ing, Blind Spot In­for­ma­tion Sys­tem with Cross Traf­fic Alert warns them of ve­hi­cles that may soon be cross­ing be­hind them and ap­plies the brakes if nec­es­sary. PRICE: Still to be re­leased. Ford has just launched what it calls the best car it has ever made. The new Fo­cus only ar­rives in SA early next year, but we headed to France for the in­ter­na­tional launch to ex­pe­ri­ence just how good it is.

clean sheet

Ford has im­proved on ev­ery­thing, in­clud­ing cabin de­sign, rear space and over­all qual­ity.

PER­FECT AS­SIS­TANT

Fea­tur­ing the most so­phis­ti­cated driveras­sis­tance tech­nolo­gies ever of­fered on a Ford.

Smart Tech­nol­ogy

Rub­ber wraps it­self around the outer edge of the car doors when you open them to pre­vent dam­age if opened against a wall or an­other car.

CLEAR VIEW

The Head-up dis­play shows speed, nav­i­ga­tion in­for­ma­tion and traf­fic signs.

More safety

Fea­tures in­clude Pre-Col­li­sion As­sist with Pedes­trian and Cy­clist De­tec­tion tech­nol­ogy.

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