The new Ford Focus 4 generation was introduced officially on April 10, 2020 immediately under two special events in Europe and China. In our review, the new Ford Focus 4 2019-2020 years – photo and video, price and specifications, specifications of a completely new generation of Ford Focus, developed from scratch. The new generation of the best-selling Focus model from Ford Motor Company is positioned 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. 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 and Russia will start in the early autumn of 2020 at a price of 19,000 euros.
At the heart of the Ford Focus 4 generation is the completely new C2 platform, which gives the novelty a more rigid body, 20% larger than the predecessor of the Ford Focus 3 generation , a completely independent active Continuously Controlled Damping suspension, 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.
At the same time, the new Ford Focus 4 got a stylish exterior with a body-oriented exterior design, a more welcoming interior and a roomy trunk, a chic set of options to equip the novelty not only with the latest Active Park Assist 2 system for parking the car and leaving the parking lot in automatic mode, the Co-Pilo360 circular view system, the projection display, adaptive LED headlights (Ford Adaptive Front Lighting System), but also a system capable of recognizing traffic signs and speed limit signs, an assistant the system monitoring the driver’s condition, the system to prevent frontal collisions with the function of detecting pedestrians and cyclists, the assistance system for avoiding high-speed obstacles (Evasive Steering Assist), the blind zone monitoring system of rear-view mirrors and a system that helps to leave the parking 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 Fiesta .
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 of the new Ford Focus 4 looks fresh and modern due to the presence of large circular 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 lower parts of the doors. It is also worth noting the original line of the window sill and the coupe line of the roof.
The forage of the new generation of Ford’s best-selling model with the name Focus regardless of the body type looks original and stylish. In the presence of large LED parking lights and a powerful bumper, supplemented by an insert of unpainted plastic – a la diffuser.
The most harmonious and temperamental, in our opinion, is the body of the hatchback, in the second place the station wagon, well, and the most insipid we consider the sedan.
- The external overall dimensions of the body of the new Ford Focus 2019-2020 with the hatchback (station wagon) are 4378 mm (4668 mm) in length, 1825 mm in width, 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 coefficient of frontal aerodynamic resistance of the body of the new generation Ford Focus ranges from 0.25 Cx in a car with a body sedan, 0.273 Cx in a car with a hatchback body and 0.286 Cx in cars with a station wagon. Such high aerodynamic characteristics of the streamlined body help to provide active louvers installed standardly behind the radiator grille and aerodynamic flaps under the car’s bottom, leveling the turbulence in the area of the central tunnel, fuel tank and rear axle.
The five-seater saloon of the new Ford Focus 4 generation meets the driver and passengers with an increased reserve of free space compared to the salon of the “third” Focus. Due to the greater distance between the axles of the novelty, 53 mm of the rear row passengers are allocated almost 5 cm more space, and the width of the cabin at the shoulder level has grown by as much as 60 mm. Decreased overall body height of the car, by the way, did not cause inconvenience in front or rear seats. The chairs are set correctly, and people do 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 Focus.
Cars with a manual transmission are pleased with a comfortable handle crowned with a stylish ball, but cars with the new 8 automatic transmission available as an option are simply struck by the presence of an automatic transmission control washer, like the expensive Jaguar and Land Rover models.
With the equipment at the new Ford, of course, full order. 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 to ensure comfort … even provided for a 675-watt audio B & O PLAY with 10 speakers.
Technical characteristics of the new generation Ford Focus 2019-2020.
For the new Ford Focus, a wide range of petrol and diesel engines is available, capable of working in tandem with both the 6-wheel-drive and the new 8-speed automatic transmission.
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 Damping.
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.