The exciting new next-generation, the 2011 Ford Focus, is gearing up for its sales launch early in 2011, with the core three-model line-up seen together for the first time at the 2010 Paris Motor Show. The sporty five-door hatchback, sleek four-door sedan and stylish five-door wagon 2011 Ford Focus models take centre stage on the Ford stand, revealed in full detail ahead of the production start in Europe and North America in late 2010.
Since a major redesign is slated for the 2012 Ford Focus model year, the 2011 Ford Focus is expected to be very similar to the 2010 model; that’s not necessarily bad news, though – the 2010 Focus was wildly popular and boasted plenty of great features. In 2011 Ford Focus model year, it’s more of the same.Small, economical, and fun, the 2011 Ford Focus wagon is a smart choice for those looking for a compact car.
Now available only as a four-door sedan the front-wheel drive Ford Focus includes only minor changes for the 2011 Ford Focus model year. Since its inception, the Ford Focus has never been a car that’s turned heads, still, the 2011 Ford Focus exterior has always been sharp enough to make it a fun car to be in.
The Ford Focus problems here is that the Ford Focus exterior has not been updated in a few years. A major redesign is slated for the next model year; for now, the 2011 Ford Focus exterior has a dated feel to it.Considering the low price of this Ford Focus, though, most car drivers on budgets won’t care too much but if the exterior style of your car is important to you, you’d be well advised to hold off on buying a new Ford Focus until the 2012 Ford Focus model year.
When you step inside a 2011 Ford Focus, you’re never going to think that you’re in a high-class vehicle. While the 2011 Ford Focus interior is tastefully designed and boasts a clean look, it’s made up of materials that are decidedly subpar. If the 2011 Ford Focus interior materials could be upgraded just a little, it would make a huge difference.
Ford offers four trims on the 2011 Ford Focus, the S, SE, sporty SES, and luxury SEL. The 2011 Ford Focus engine is a 140-hp 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder available with a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. For 2011 Ford Focus the SEL trim is only available with the four-speed auto transmission. Upon introduction, the 2011 Ford Focus S is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter, I4, 140-horsepower engine that achieves the estimated 2011 Ford Focus mpg at 25-mpg in the city and 35-mpg on the highway.
A 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard, and a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is optional in the 2011 Ford Focus. The 2011 Ford Focus SEL is equipped with a standard 2.0-liter, I4, 140-horsepower engine that achieves 25-mpg in the city and 34-mpg on the highway while a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive is standard.
2011 Ford Focus Competitor
In addition to the highly efficient petrol and diesel powertrain offering, the new 2011 Ford Focus range also incorporates other features from the Ford ECOnetic Technologies programmed to help minimize fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Most notably, the 2011 Ford Focus is the first Ford model to standardize Ford Auto-Start-Stop technology across a significant part of the range. With a brave new design and a shed load of car tech makes the 2011 Ford Focus specs a serious competitor to the Volkswagen Golf.
2011 Ford Focus roadtest
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