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Latest reviews

We have 4 reviews of recent Ford Focus models:

  • Crossover estate blends a good mix of abilities

    Parkers rating: 4.7 out of 5 4.7
    New price: £25,240 - £32,650

    PROS

    • Genuinely useful amount of space
    • Above-average ride comfort
    • Well-resolved looks, rather than over the top
    • Traditional Ford ease of use

    CONS

    • All-show, no go(ing off-road)
    • Bodyroll is very evident compared to ST-Line
    • Interior trim a bit drab for the Active image
    • Quality is good – but still lags behind some rivals
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  • Rugged-looking version of Ford’s popular family hatch

    Parkers rating: 4.2 out of 5 4.2
    New price: £24,060 - £31,390

    PROS

    • Looks suitably SUV-ish
    • Spacious and practical interior
    • Good choice of engines
    • Drives just like a Focus

    CONS

    • The SUV styling is mostly just for show
    • Standard kit list missing key items
    • Some hard interior plastics
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  • Very little to fault – a huge step up from accomplished predecessor

    Parkers rating: 4.1 out of 5 4.1
    New price: £22,650 - £34,710

    PROS

    • Broad range of strong engines
    • Fun to drive with great handling
    • Suite of driver assistance tech
    • Spacious interior and big boot

    CONS

    • Adaptive dampers don’t add anything
    • No hybrid or electric version available
    • Automatic gearbox can be indecisive
    • Cabin storage could be better
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  • Practical Focus is roomy and great to drive

    Parkers rating: 4.6 out of 5 4.6
    New price: £23,370 - £36,110

    PROS

    • Bigger boot than the Mondeo
    • Spacious interior
    • Great range of engines and trim levels
    • Just as fun to drive as the hatchback

    CONS

    • Automatic gearbox can be hesitant
    • Top-spec models are pricey
    • Entry-level engines may struggle fully loaded
    • Some cheap interior plastics
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Older reviews

Estate (3 reviews)

2011 - 2018

  • An entertaining estate but rivals offer more convincing packages

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £2,318 - £15,993
    PROS
    • Comfortable and compliant ride
    • Good kit levels
    • Practical all-rounder
    • Performance of the ST version
    CONS
    • Steering lacks feel
    • Residual values aren't fantastic
    • Rivals more space efficient
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2005 - 2011

1998 - 2004

Hatchback (8 reviews)

2011 - 2018

  • no other hatchback drives this well

    Parkers rating: 4.5 out of 5 4.5
    Used price: £0 - £0
    PROS
    • Staggeringly fast
    • Incredible handling
    • Strong resale values
    CONS
    • Design is reserved for an RS
    • Cabin could be more interesting
    • Smaller boot than Focus ST
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  • A joy to drive but quality and flexibility falling behind rivals

    Parkers rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
    Used price: £2,523 - £35,920
    PROS
    • Excellent ride and handling
    • Broad range of powerplants
    • Staggering speed of RS
    • Generously equipped
    CONS
    • Poor steering feedback
    • Counter-intuitive PowerShift gearbox
    • Seats lack lateral support
    • Rivals are more spacious
    Read full review

2005 - 2011

1998 - 2004

Convertible (1 review)

2005 - 2011

Saloon (2 reviews)

2005 - 2011

1998 - 2004

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