The updated 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST – dressed with gasoline or diesel

New 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST model year, having gone through an update presented at the Festival of Speed ​​at Goodwood (Goodwood Festival of Speed’s) at the end of June, . A place for the presentation of the updated hot hatch 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST is selected as the best possible way. After all, it is on the racetrack is best acquainted with the hot-hatch, and even such as Focus ST. Home sales experienced a restyled model ST, which was in addition to a powerful gasoline engine 250-strong economical diesel engine with recoil 185 horses, is scheduled in Europe in January-February . In Russia, the lighter of the 2018-2019 Ford will be closer to the summer of next year.


We begin our review with full specifications all new 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST . For the first time under the hood of a hot hatchback from 2018-2019 Ford installed a diesel !!! engine. His role is selected a 2.0-liter Duratorq TDCi (185 hp c 400Nm available in a range between 2000 and 2750 rev / min). Transmission of course, mechanical, with 6 gears. Tandem diesel engine and 6 speed manual hatchback driving dynamics provide up to 100 mph in 8.1 seconds and a top speed of 217 km (modest rates charged for the hot hatch), but the consumption of diesel fuel in the combined cycle is only 4.4 liters. As a basis for this engine used 2.0 TDCi (150 hp) from the usual the 2018-2019 Ford the Focus , increase in strength 35 was formed through the efforts of minders – to change the parameters of the intake and exhaust, as well as other management software used for the engine.

The second option is more familiar and traditional for the 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST. In the engine compartment of the European versions of the hatch was prescribed charged petrol 2.0-liter four-cylinder EcoBoost (250 hp 360 Nm) slightly upgraded with 6 speed manual. Spurt to the first hundred in 6.5 seconds, top speed of 248 mph, the average fuel consumption of 6.8 liters. The American version of the ST will have the same engine, but a little more powerful (256 hp 366 Nm).
Petrol and diesel engines on the exhaust standards fit into the norms of Euro-6 standard and are equipped with start-stop system.
Both versions with a diesel engine and a gasoline engine equipped with a 6 speed manual, only the transmission of different numbers selected clauses allowing for the motors.

Driving a fully independent suspension with MacPherson struts at the front and rear mnogoryichazhka preserved, like dorestaylingovoy 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST, but it sets tougher shock absorbers and springs, disc brakes all wheels. steering wheel and steering settings changed for better responsiveness, the stabilization system has also undergone revision and acquired a chip in the face of Electronic Transitional Stability (provides control over the car at sharp evolutions at high speeds). Electronic control of thrust vector to work more effectively when cornering received other settings, new engine mounts.


Of course, when you update the new 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST has got slightly different exterior and interior design. The changes are more cosmetic in nature, but even according to the photo and video materials of the hot hatchback began to look more solid and recklessly.
Restyled 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST was a completely new front part of the body, as well as survivors of the civil facelift version of the Focus . The car looks at the way the new, rigorous and intelligent headlamps with modern filling (bi-xenon headlamps with adaptive control are able to adjust the direction and intensity of the light beam according to the steering angle, speed and distance to the car ahead of traveling). Hood got vyshtampovki expressive, a little leaner become false radiator grille, but a larger lower air intake.

New shape and duct configuration entailed the installation of a fully perekroennogo bumper supplemented bricks protivotumanok stylish and distinctive plumage petticoat.
In reviewing survivor facelift Hotch Hatch ST in the profile select the new design alloy wheels 18-19 range, with tires Michelin Pilot Sport 3 dimension 235/40 R18 installed standard or 235/35 R19 available as an option. Well pronounced aerodynamic door sill, and a huge shelf spoiler on the tailgate glass.

Rear on closer examination gives new details: sidelights decreased in size and changed shape, bumper became more massive, barely perceptibly changed the configuration of the fifth door, and only centrally located dual chrome tip exhaust pipe has remained virtually unchanged.
Filigree work of designers who were able to so simply and efficiently maintain the familiar sight lines and proportions, and the refresh looks hot hatchback, commands respect and admiration. So subtle, elegant and gently fit the updated parts of the car body.

  • Add brightness portrait can except for the bright colors of enamel paint finishes updated Focus ST. You can choose from Stealth (dark gray, exclusively for the model Focus ST), Frozen White (white), Tangerine Scream (tangerine), Race Red (racing red), Deep Impact Blue (bright blue) and Panther Black (Black).

Quintuple Salon updated 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST model year welcomes driver and passengers with quality finishing materials, designed and verified ergonomics and weight of the decorative elements that emphasize the sporty nature and fiery car. Before the pilot of a hot hatchback new multifunction steering wheel with a puffy rim trimmed from the bottom, bright and informative instrument panel with color display of the onboard computer. The center console has changed the format to incorporate the installation of an 8-inch color touch-screen multimedia system 2018-2019 Ford Sync 2 with voice control (navigation, audio, telephone, climate control), but has kept the top three dial gauges, which are output as needed for turbocharged engine data temperature and oil pressure, boost pressure.

The driver a real sample in a class of hot hatchbacks of European class C: grip, not large-diameter steering wheel with leather trim, compact transmission control knob with a stylish knob covered in matt chrome, aluminum foot pedals and deep bucket-seat Recaro (optional) providing an ideal pilot lock in high-speed cornering. The standard seats are also good and comfortable.

  • The new Focus ST sample is available in three equipment levels: ST1 upholstered chairs, ST2 combined with colored trim bolsters and ST3 skin fully leather seats in black.

Electronic assistants standing by the security guard, represented by Active City Stop (warning system frontal collision with braking function, running at speeds up to 50 mph), Cross Traffic Alert (helps to maneuver in parking lots back in and report on a possible collision), Lane Keeping Aid (tiering control electronics is able to correct the trajectory of motion).
For all its electronic navorotah and focus on the driver’s hot hatchback 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST will comfortably accommodate four passengers in addition to the pilot, and from 316 to 1148 liters of luggage.

Having gone through a facelift and upgrade, as well as having the opportunity to order a diesel version of the new 2018-2019 Ford Focus ST is able to bring to its bright charismatic person a lot more potential buyers. Car, worthy in every respect.