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Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost 125 Active X Vignale Edition 5dr Auto Petrol Hatchback

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  • 3 Years Insurance
  • 3 Years Servicing
  • 3 Years Tax
  • 3 Years Warranty
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Fuel: Petrol

Body: Hatchback
Trans: Automatic

Front and rear floor mats with blue stitching, Tailgate wash/wipe, ABS+Electronic Brake force Distribution, Raised ride height (30mm higher than standard), Bluetooth system, PAS, Easy fuel capless refuelling system...

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Ten Second Review

The Focus Active is the car you buy if you like the idea of a mid-sized SUV but can't quite bring yourself to buy one. In this lifestyle-orientated Focus derivative, you get a higher ride height and a bit of fashionable bling but you don't have to join the crossover crowd to get it. In fact, there are hardly any compromises to make in buying this trendy Focus derivative. And of course you get all the design improvements that Ford has painstakingly built into the current version of this design.

Background

The rise and rise of the SUV market shows no sign of slowing down. But not everyone is convinced by the idea of the Crossover class of car. Do you really need something with Jeep-like styling to complete the school run or commute through the suburbs to work? Probably not. It's difficult though, not to be attracted by the idea of a car that sits you a little higher than the traffic around you. And one that looks as if it might occasionally venture from the beaten track. The concept of delivering this for customers who don't want to make a complete switch to a fully-fledged SUV is what has driven Ford to create its range of 'Active' Fiesta and Focus models. We're going to check out what the Focus Active has to offer here.

Driving Experience

It's easy to dismiss cars like this as purely marketing packaging exercises - and some of them are. At least with the Focus Active though, Ford has made some sort of effort to provide drive dynamics that, to some extent anyway, deliver on the promises of the 'hatchback with a backpack' styling approach. The Focus Active chassis features unique springs, dampers, stabiliser bars, and front and rear knuckle geometries, alongside a ride height raised 30mm front and 34mm rear over the standard model. The SLA system aims to optimise comfort and response, and features an isolated sub frame that delivers better compliance over larger bumps in the road, for smoother journeys. There's also a selectable drive mode system, with two settings; a 'Slippery' mode which adjusts ESC and traction control settings for increased confidence on surfaces with reduced grip such as mud, snow and ice. And a 'Trail' mode, which helps maintain momentum on soft surfaces such as sand. Engine-wise, there are various options. Petrol people choose between a 125PS 1.0-litre EcoBoost three cylinder engine in standard or mHEV forms - plus there's an mHEV 155PS version of that 1.0T unit. Or a 1.5-litre 150PS EcoBoost engine. Plus there's also a 120PS 1.5-litre EcoBlue diesel. An 8-speed auto gearbox is optional.

Design and Build

Buyers choose between five-door hatch or estate body styles. Either way, you'll recognise this Active model by its 30mm raised ride height. And maybe also by its black painted finish for the roof and mirror caps. Black roof rails are standard and the base models get 17-inch 5-spoke 'Foundry Black' painted alloy wheels. Plusher 'Active X' derivatives swap these for 18-inch 5x2-spoke 'Absolute Black' painted rims. Rear privacy glass, along with unique skid plates and side rocker mouldings also feature as do twin exhaust pipes. So there's plenty of pavement theatre to suggest an active lifestyle. Inside, there are fewer changes with these Active variants, though you do get blue-stitched upholstery and branded door scuff plates. Otherwise, you'll appreciate the higher quality interior delivered by this much improved Focus design. Up-front, it all feels of really decent quality and shoulder room is impressive. There's plenty of space in the back too and little touches help; the rear doors for instance have been specially profiled so that back passengers can see out more easily. There's very reasonable levels of boot space too. In the estate version, there's a class-leading 1.14m of width between the wheel arches and 1,700mm of load length with the rear seats folded. That means 1,650-litres of carriage capacity.

Market and Model

'Active' versions of this Focus are priced at the same level as the sporty 'ST-Line' derivatives, which means that prices start from around £24,000. That's for the five-door hatch version: as usual with Ford, there's an £1,100 premium to pay if you want an estate. And you can have an 8-speed auto gearbox for £1,450 more with the non-hybrid engines. As well as all the features we've mentioned in our 'Design & Build' section, standard 'Active' variants get LED front fog lamps, selectable drive modes with 'Slippery' and 'Trail' settings and a navigation system built into the 'SYNC3' centre-dash infotainment screen. Anything that can't tell you will probably be covered off by the 4.2-inch colour screen provided in the instrument cluster. There's also keyless start and all-round parking sensors are an affordable option. To this tally, the plusher 'Active X' models add a panorama glass roof, power-folding mirrors, all-round parking sensors, keyless entry, rain-sensing wipers. Inside, there's partial-leather upholstery, an auto-dipping rear view mirror, dual zone climate control, heated front seats and power adjustment for the driver's chair.

Cost of Ownership

Ford has managed to create the Active package in a way that has very little effect on running cost efficiency. So the 1.0-litre EcoBoost petrol engine in this car manages up to 55.4mpg on the combined cycle and 116g/km of CO2 in manual form. The 150PS 1.5-litre EcoBoost petrol unit manages 44.8mpg and 142g/km as a manual. And the 1.5-litre EcoBlue 120PS diesel variant manages 62.8mpg and 119g/km in manual form. All the stats we've just given you are based on a five-door hatch standard-spec variant (you'll do marginally worse with the estate). And are WLTP-cycle figures. The relatively light platform this generation Focus rides upon helps these stats. As does the standard 'Active Grille Shutter' system that closes a flap in the front gill to reduce drag at speed. Plus there's clever 'Air Curtain' technology that guides airflow across the front wheels in a way that reduces turbulence. What else? Well we'll tell you about servicing, which on all engines is required every two years or 18,000 miles - whichever comes first. Two pre-paid servicing plans are available; one that costs £340 and covers you for two years and two services; and another that costs £550, is transferrable to future owners and covers three years and three services. Maintenance bookings can be done online through the 'My Ford' portal.

By Jonathan Crouch

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Key Standard Features*

  • Premium paint
  • Cruise control + speed limiter
  • Lane keeping system - lane keeping alert and lane keeping aid
  • Premium paint - Frozen white
  • Sensico partial premium leather - Black with blue stitching

Body Glass

  • Tailgate wash/wipe
  • Heated rear window
  • Rear privacy glass
  • Automatic rain sensing wipers
  • Front variable intermittent wipers with electric wash
  • Electrically operated front and rear windows with one touch opening and closing
  • Quickclear heated windscreen

Brakes

  • ABS+Electronic Brake force Distribution
  • Electronic stability control
  • Electronic parking brake
  • Hill start assist
  • Auto hold function
  • Post collision braking

Chassis/Suspension

  • Raised ride height (30mm higher than standard)

Communication

  • Bluetooth system

Driver Aids

  • PAS
  • Front and rear parking sensors
  • Active park assist
  • Eco mode
  • Intelligent speed assist
  • Pre collision assist with autonomous emergency braking and pedestrian/cyclist detection
  • Rear wide view camera
  • Selectable drive modes with slippery and trail mode
  • 12.3" Digital instrument cluster

Driver Convenience

  • Easy fuel capless refuelling system

Driver Information

  • Trip computer
  • Digital clock
  • Head up Display
  • Rotary gear shift dial
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Aluminium brushed instrument panel
  • Ford SYNC 3 navigation with 8" TFT touchscreen, and app link Android auto/Apple carplay

Driving Mirrors

  • Auto dimming rear view mirror
  • Power folding door mirrors with puddle lights
  • Electrically operated and heated door mirrors with side indicators

Entertainment

  • Aux input
  • 2 USB ports
  • B&O Premium audio system with 360 degree sound, 10 speakers, 675 Watts amplifier power & digital sound processor

Exterior Body Features

  • Twin exhaust pipes
  • Body coloured bumpers
  • Body coloured door handles
  • Openable panorama roof
  • Active front and rear bumper with unique upper and lower grille
  • Unique door and instrument panel inserts
  • Active branded scuff plates
  • Black painted roof and mirror caps
  • Unique skid plates and side rocker mouldings
  • Door edge protectors

Exterior Lights

  • LED daytime running lamp
  • Auto headlamps (on/off)
  • Adaptive full LED headlapms with dynamic LED headlights, LED turn indicators, glare-free high beam, LED rear tail lamps and LED front fog lights

Heating/Cooling/Ventilation

  • Dual zone electronic air temperature control

Interior Features

  • Reach + rake adjustable steering column
  • Full leather seats
  • 3 spoke leather trimmed steering wheel with integrated audio controls
  • Soft console knee pads with blue stitching
  • Leather heated steering wheel
  • Load through ski hatch
  • Sensico partial premium leather upholstery

Interior Lights

  • Ambient LED multi colour interior lighting

Safety

  • Driver airbag
  • Front passenger airbag
  • Front side airbags
  • Passenger airbag deactivate switch
  • Tyre pressure monitoring system
  • Side curtain airbags
  • 3x3 point rear seatbelts
  • Power child locks on rear doors
  • Front inertia reel height adjustable seatbelts with pre-tensioners
  • Three rear inertia reel lap/diagonal seatbelts
  • Front and rear seatbelt reminder
  • MyKey system

Seats

  • Height adjustable front headrests
  • Driver's lumbar support
  • Isofix child seat preparation
  • 6 way power adjustable driver seat
  • Rear centre headrest
  • Front passenger seat manual height and lumbar adjust
  • Heated driver and front passenger seats

Security

  • Remote central locking & engine immobiliser
  • Thatcham category 1 alarm
  • Ford keyfree system with Keyless entry and keyless start/sleep mode key fob

Wheels - Alloy

  • 18" 5x2 spoke absolute black machined painted alloy wheels

Wheels - Spare

  • Mini steel spare wheel

Performance

  • 0 to 60 mph (secs)
  • 0 to 62 mph (secs) 11.1
  • Engine Power - BHP 125
  • Engine Power - KW 92
  • Engine Power - PS
  • Engine Torque - LBS.FT 148
  • Engine Torque - NM 200
  • Top Speed 121

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