Compact passenger car Focus Ford introduced in 1998. In Russia, the new car appeared in 1999 and immediately gained popularity. In 2012, the model has become a car of the year in our country, and in Europe it is constantly included in the top ten best-selling small-masses. This allows you to consider Focus one of the most successful models of the company's passenger cars. Currently, the third generation of cars is produced, and the key advantages are considered:
Also, experts relate to the benefits of the car a large number of execution options, namely:
- Hatchback - 5-dv / 5-beds.;
- Hatchback - 3-DV. / 4-beds.;
- Sedan - 4-DV. / 5-beds.;
- Universal - 5-dv. / 5-seats.
The existing generation is manufactured since 2010, the planned restyling was fulfilled in 2014, after which the company began to design the next generation of the car. The beginning of the release of the new Focus company Ford has scheduled for 2019.
The presentation of the Focus 4 generation model took place in early March 2018. The events took place in parallel with Europe and China, which indicates the desire of the management of the concern to expand their sales market.
During the presentation, several cars were represented in the Hatchback, sedan and universal bodies, as well as exclusive Focus Active and Focus Vignale models.
Based on the photo of new models, you can note the increased dimensions and the following main changes made in the design of the car in the body of Hatchback:
- An elongated hood with a large embossed stamping;
- increased slope of windshield;
- Extended trapezoid radiator lattice;
- reduced sizes of head optics;
- Small sizes of the lower air intake with a compact spoiler;
- S-shaped side air intakes with fog lights;
- large front fire;
- raised the bottom line of the side windows;
- Long rear spoiler with a stop signal;
- Narrow rear combined lights, moving from the door of the trunk on the wings;
- A stepped design of both bumpers with smooth transition angles.
The new appearance of the Focus 2019 turned out to be more expressive and modern with dynamic features. The company planned the release of new items in three versions of the body: hatchback (5-day), sedan and station wagon.
The interior of the new Ford Focus 2019 has changed completely. The smoothness of the lines and the classical elements of the elements came to replace futuristicity.
Salon of the new Focus 2018-2019 model range is characterized by:
- stepped central console with an 8-inch monitor of the multimedia complex, climate equipment deflectors and a wide glove box;
- a large digital dashboard;
- three-hand drive with control keys by various car systems;
- Compact front tunnel with transmission control elements, as well as two cup holders;
- a wide armrest for the driver with a non-vocational department;
- comfortable seats with increased lateral support;
- adjustable LED lighting;
- A significant number of pockets, niches, branches for things.
In addition, the convenient location of the controls and numerous options for the settings of the chair are formed for the driver high-quality ergonomics.
Fissure upholstery, plastic, carpet, and noise-absorbing inserts from special material used in the interior decoration. The use of expensive finishing materials is possible only as options. This is due to the desire of the company to maintain a new generation of small trains in the existing price segment.
Specifications Ford Focus 2018-2019
The new Ford Focus will enter the market with a large assortment of gasoline and diesel engines. The line of gasoline aggregates includes:
- 1.0-liter three-cylinder ECOBOOST engines with recoil options 85, 100 and 125 hp;
- 1.5-liter "four" EcoBoost with forcing 150 and 182 hp
Gamma Diesels is represented by 1.5-liter (95 and 120 hp, 300 nm) and 2.0-liter (150 hp, 370 nm) turbo units of the Ecoblue family.
Automatic box with 8-steps believes only Engines 1.0 EcoBoost 125 hp, 1.5 EcoBOOST 150 hp, 1.5 Ecoblue 120 hp, 2.0 Ecoblue 150 hp The six-speed mechanical transmission is combined with any of the listed motors.
As for the suspension, it in front of it in all modifications of the model is the same, but the rear is used two possible schemes - a semi-dependent torsion beam and an independent multi-dimensional design mounted on the subframe. The first option is intended for low-power aggregates 1.0 EcoBoost and 1.5 Ecoblue. In the event of a multi-dimensional equipment, the Continuously Controlled Damping (CCD) adaptive shock absorbers are installed, the rigidity of which can vary with the interval of only 20 milliseconds. The presence of such shock absorbers adds two more modes of the Motion of Comfort and Eco-Comfort for the Drive Mode selector. It also has only three positions - Normal, Sport and Eco. Each mode involves its accelerator settings, automatic transmission, electric power steering (EPAS) and adaptive cruise control.
Further, Ford plans to install more powerful motors.
The following gearboxes are designed for front-wheel drive transmission:
- mechanical five-speed;
- Automatic six-speed with enhanced clutch.
When equipped with an updated version of FOCUS, Ford has focused on improving security and comfort. Among the main equipment providing quality data must be allocated:
- two-zone climate control;
- six airbags;
- button to start the motor;
- Power windows;
- rear view chamber;
- navigation complex;
- Cruise control;
- tracking blind zones, markup, road signs;
- LED optics;
- Rain sensors, light.
For Russian buyers, the company plans to maintain existing series of packages:
- SYNC EDITION;
Sales and cost
Despite the fact that the focus passenger car is popular in Europe, Ford plans to start selling a new generation at the end of this year in North America. At the same time, the cars themselves will be manufactured at the production facilities of the company in China. The price of Ford Focus 2019 in the standard version will be 17,50 thousand dollars.
In the Russian car dealerships, the new model will be received in mid-2019, the cost approximately starts from 720 thousand rubles.
We also offer to watch video presentations of new Ford Focus 4 generation models 2018-2019: