The Focus is the world’s best-selling car, so you could say this update is a bit important to Ford. Feast your eyes on the new grille in all its shiny chrome-effect glory, as well as the neater, tauter light cluster designs. The interior has had something of a renaissance as well, with higher-quality materials and a much better media interface screen.
Under the bonnet you can pick new engine options, too, with 1.5-litre petrol and diesel options fresh from the test bench. Thanks to clever modern tech, the petrol can push out as much as 179bhp, while the economical diesel can potentially nudge 74mpg.
Looks and image
Aside from the new grille and the shiny bits, which look and feel quite American in the flesh, the Focus has been nipped and tucked to create cleaner lines that better f...