Once again, Ford is revealing one of its most popular compact cars. It is a 2016 Ford Focus which will represent the next generation of this model.
The brand new 2016 Ford Focus will be redesigned and improved and will be able to stand against Subaru WRX STI and Volkswagen Golf R. It will share its underpinnings with the current Focus although we can expect some differences. It will have lower front end. Speaking of the exterior design, it will have more modern and muscular appearance. The whole body will have sharper edges and sportier appearance. The front end will feature new and redesign trapezoidal grille. The headlight will look attractive and more aggressive. They will get LED lighting which will provide excellent visibility in any weather condition. It will also get larger air in takes. On the rear end, we will notice bigger bumper, redesigned exhaust pipes and larger spoiler. It should also get larger wheels, probably 19-inch.
2016 Ford Focus design of interior and equipment
The interior of 2016 Ford Focus will be redesigned and improved as expected. The cabin will be made of high quality materials such as leather, aluminum and soft plastics. It will be comfortable and equipped with many modern features. Some of them will be touch screen with MyFord infotainment system, navigation, audio system with ten speakers, Bluetooth, USB etc. Some of the safety features included will be blind-spot warning system, a rearview camera, Active Park Assist and many more.
Powertrain and transmission
The new Ford Focus will have under its hood a 2.3-liter EcoBoost turbo four cylinder engine. This engine will be able to make around 350 horsepower. It will be paired with a 6-speed manual transmission. It will be offered with all-wheel drive. It will be able to go from 0 to 60 mph in 4.5 seconds. Its top speed will be 155 mph.
Release date and price
2016 Ford Focus should be released on sale sometime during 2016, perhaps in the beginning of the same year. When it comes to the price, according to the rumors, it should be around $38,000 for the base model.