The new Ford Focus 4 generation was introduced officially on April 10, 2018 immediatelyunder two special events in Europe and China. In our review, the new Ford Focus4 2018-2019 years – photo and video, price and specifications, specificationsof a completely new generation of Ford Focus, developed from scratch. The newgeneration of the best-selling Focus model from Ford Motor Company ispositioned by the manufacturer as the embodiment of a new era of technology, a high level of comfort and spaciousness, as well as a car with stunning driving characteristics.
EXTERIOR AND INTERIOR DESIGN
The new Ford Focus 2018 got really good looks, which undoubtedly favorably distinguishes itfrom competitors in its niche. Ford Focus 2018-2019 model year received a swift front with new LED headlights, inside which the designers arranged LED braces.Falshradiatornaya lattice has the same shape for all types of bodies, but hereits design is different – the sedan and station wagon have horizontal lines,and the hatchback has a cellular grille in their place. The sedan is a crossbetween the hatch and the station wagon: the headlights, the rear bumper – from the hatchback, falshradiatornaya grille, front bumper, singleexhaust pipe & ndash; from the station wagon, the strokes of the lines onthe body are not so catchy as those of the first, but not as smooth as those ofthe second one. So we got one car with a few characters in which each ownerwill find their reflection. The profile attracts attention fashionablevyshtampovki at the bottom of the doors, muscular wings, window line with abend, and behind appeared lanterns of a fundamentally different shape, halvedin a boot lid and a large inscription “Focus” in the center of thestern.
At the same time,the new Ford Focus 4 got a stylish exterior with a body-oriented exteriordesign, a more welcoming interior and a spacious trunk, a chic set of optionsthat allows you to equip the novelty not only with the latest Active ParkAssist 2 system for parking the car and leaving the parking lot in automaticmode, the Co-Pilo360 circular view system, the projection display, adaptive LEDheadlights (Ford Adaptive Front Lighting System), but also a system capable ofrecognizing traffic signs and speed limit signs, an assistant the systemmonitoring the driver’s condition, the system to prevent frontal collisionswith the function of detecting pedestrians and cyclists, the assistance systemfor avoiding high-speed obstacles (Evasive Steering Assist), the blind zonemonitoring system of rear-view mirrors and a system that helps to leave theparking behind the track tracking approaching vehicles in cross-traffic,adaptive cruise control with the function of Stop & Go.
Designers of Ford
have awarded the new Focus 4 generation a “man-oriented” exterior
body design with harmonious lines and vyshtampovkami, strict lines flowing over
the steel body of the novelty. The new Focus looks stylish and expensive, but
very similar to the younger model of the company – a new generation of Ford
The front part of
the body of the new Focus with a compact falshradiator grille, neat drops of
LED headlamps and an elegant bumper, complemented by stylish sections of fog
lamps and a compact air intake.
On the side ofthe new Ford Focus 4 looks fresh and modern due to the presence of largecircular cutouts of wheel arches, original ribs that prescribe the front wings,doors above the handle level and the rear side surfaces of the body, the lowerparts of the doors. It is also worth noting the original line of the windowsill and the coupe line of the roof. The new generation of Ford’s best-sellingmodel with the name Focus regardless of the body type looks original andstylish. In the presence of large LED parking lights and a powerful bumper,supplemented with an insert of unpainted plastic – a la diffuser. The mostharmonious and temperamental, in our opinion, is the body of the hatchback, insecond place station wagon, well, the saddest we consider the most fresh.
The external overall dimensions of the body of the new Ford Focus 2018-2019with the hatchback (station wagon) are 4378 mm (4668 mm) in length, 1825 mm inwidth, 1454 mm (1481 mm) in height, with 2701 mm of wheelbase. The choice of buyers of new items offered 17, 18 and 19-inch wheels.
The salon is
pleasantly surprised by the significantly increased space for both the driver
and passengers in the second row. The chairs are set correctly, and people do
not prop up the ceiling with their tops. Centered here is the 8.0-inch screen
of the multimedia system Sync 3 (friends with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto,
and supports voice commands). The steering wheel and dashboard were revised,
the seats and door cards changed, the entire front panel, the center console
and the torpedo were completely redesigned. Of interesting chips – the washer
of a choice of modes of work of transmission on versions with АКПП, and also a
sliding polycarbonate a projection display.
In addition to the mass of electronic assistants, assistants and security
systems, a projection screen, standard multimedia with 6.5-inch screen or an
advanced multimedia complex Sync 3 with 8-inch touch screen (voice control,
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto interfaces, Wi-Fi) are offered. two zone climate
control, electric front seats with heating and ventilation and other attributes
providing comfort, even provided for a 675-watt audio B & O PLAY with 10
The five-seatersaloon of the new Ford Focus 4 generation meets the driver and passengers withan increased reserve of free space compared to the salon of the”third” Focus. Thanks to the greater distance between the axes of thenovelty, 53 mm of the rear row passengers are allocated almost 5 cm more space,and the cabin width at the shoulder level has grown by as much as 60 mm.Decreased overall body height of the car, by the way, did not causeinconvenience in front or rear seats. The chairs are set correctly, and peopledo not prop up the ceiling with their tops.
The dashboard is
informative and attractive, the steering wheel with a puffy rim pleases in the
hands, the front panel with smooth contours, the central console with a
convenient control unit for the air conditioning system is modernly decorated
with a color screen of the multimedia complex, chairs with solid side support
rollers hint at the possibility of aggressive driving for the wheel of the new
Cars with a manual transmission are pleased
with a comfortable handle crowned with a stylish ball, but cars with a new 8
automatic transmission available as an option are simply amazed by the presence
of an automatic transmission control washer, like those of expensive Jaguar and
Land Rover models.
With Ford’sequipment, of course, full order. In addition to the mass of electronicassistants, assistants and security systems, a projection screen, standardmultimedia with 6.5-inch screen or an advanced multimedia complex Sync 3 with8-inch touch screen (voice control, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto interfaces,Wi-Fi) are offered. two zone climate control, electric front seats with heatingand ventilation and other attributes to ensure comfort … even provided675-watt audio B & O PLAY with 10 speakers.
For the new Ford
Focus, a wide range of gasoline and diesel engines is available, capable of
operating in tandem with both the 6-wheel-drive and the new 8-speed automatic
Gasoline engines for Ford Focus 4:
Three-cylinder 1.0 Ecoboost (85 hp, 100 hp and 125 hp) and four cylinder 1.5
Ecoboost (150 hp and 182 hp).
Diesel engines for Ford Focus 4:
Three-cylinder turbo diesel 1.5 EcoBlue (95 HP 300 Nm and 120 HP 300 Nm) and a
turbo diesel with four cylinders 2.0 EcoBlue (150 HP 370 Nm).
Auto with the initial petrol engine 1.0 Ecoboost and diesel engine 1.5 EcoBlue
equipped with a simplified rear suspension with a torsion bar, but the
remaining versions with powerful four-cylinder engines are equipped with a rear
multi-link suspension with adaptive shock absorbers Continuously Controlled
By default, the new Focus will also please the Drive Mode, which allows you to
change the performance of the accelerator pedal, automatic transmission,
steering and adaptive cruise control with the three prescribed modes (Normal,
Sport and Eco). If there are adaptive CCD shock absorbers, the list of modes
will expand to 5 due to Comfort and Eco-Comfort.
For the newgeneration Ford Focus 2018-2019 offers powertrains: petrol engines – triplex1.0 Ecoboost (85 hp 100 hp and 125 hp) and four cylinder 1.5 Ecoboost (150 hpand 182 hp). As well as diesel engines – three cylinder turbo 1.5 EcoBlue (95hp 300 hp 120 Nm and 300 Nm) and turbo diesel engine with four cylinders 2.0EcoBlue (150 hp 370 Nm). Auto with the initial petrol engine 1.0 Ecoboost anddiesel engine 1.5 EcoBlue equipped with a simplified rear suspension with atorsion bar, but the remaining versions with powerful four-cylinder engines areequipped with a rear multi-link suspension with adaptive shock absorbersContinuously Controlled Damping. By default, the new Focus will also please theDrive Mode, which allows you to change the performance of the acceleratorpedal, automatic transmission, steering and adaptive cruise control with thethree prescribed modes (Normal, Sport and Eco). If there are adaptive CCD shockabsorbers, the list of modes will expand to 5 due to Comfort and Eco-Comfort.
COMPONENTS AND PRICES
The new Ford
Focus enters the market in three body styles – sedan, hatchback and station
wagon, as well as in the cross-version of Focus Active and luxurious
performance Focus Vignale. Sales of the new generation Ford Focus in Europe
will start in the early autumn of 2018 at a price of $23 000.
Citroen C-Elysee – $11 800
Kia Ceed – $12 500
Hyundai i30 – $14 000
Hyundai Elantra – $14 500
Volkswagen Jetta – $14 500
Peugeot 301 – $15 100
Toyota Corolla – $15 200
Nissan Sentra – $15 500
Skoda Octavia -$15 500
Kia Cerato – $16 500
Renault Fluence – $16 800
At the heart ofthe Ford Focus 4 generation is the completely new C2 platform, which gives thenovelty a more rigid body, 20% larger than the predecessor of the Ford Focus 3generation, a completely independent active Continuously Controlled Dampingsuspension, an insulated rear subframe and special springs patented by Ford,and also a mass of super advanced equipment in the face of electronic assistants and security systems.