The third generation of the popular sedan in the domestic market 2018-2019 Ford Focus went on the road in our country as early as , the year and over the past time managed to lose the leading position in terms of sales volumes.
To return to the previous level of popularity of the car was subjected to restyling, but if the Americans were late with the update ?!
After all, it is no secret that the world debut of the updated sedan held more in the spring of year, but in our country, the novelty will come only in the middle of 2015 year, and over the past year, many competitors have been able to boast of their own innovations, so to regain lost ground 2018-2019 Ford Focus in 2015 will be very difficult.
Concept design of a sedan exterior of the 2018-2019 Ford Focus in 2018-2019 is made with an eye on the conceptual model called Iosis Max.
In comparison with dorestaylingovoy version, the novelty has become slightly longer, but its width and height are decreased, which added a new vehicle even more quickly.
Sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus third generation and to restyling had streamlined aerodynamic silhouette and interesting appearance, and after updating the car began to look more seriously, as if he “matured” and “matured”.
When looking for a novelty from some angles somehow involuntarily an association with the British premium brand models the Aston by Martin .
First of all, 2018-2019 Ford Focus 2015 model year of the changes have affected the front of which was updated just about anything.
Thus, the sedan was like the rest of the news of the American concern, the exterior design which is made in a single corporate style.
But in the rear of the machine does not change too much and they touched, primarily optics.
Be that as it may, the new 2018-2019 Ford Focus in 2015 looks more attractive and bright in comparison with dorestaylingovoy option, so the exterior must make a contribution in terms of return sedan former popularity.
Next, we tell you about some numbers.
So, long sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus 2015 reached 453.4 cm, width of the machine rests on the marker 203.4 centimeters from exterior mirrors or mark 182.3 cm without side mirrors, and a four-car height is 148.4 centimeters.
Under wheelbase allocated 264.8 centimeters.
Weight trends in running order is dependent on the power unit, and varies in the range 1290 – 1348 kg.
Exterior aerodynamic drag coefficient Cx is about 0,274.
As for the interior, it has always been “weak link” sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus.
Even a change of generations in 2011, the year did not help get rid of many of the available shortcomings.
Completely solve the problem could not last year’s restyling.
And if the interior looks quite elegant and pretty, and in the course of the restyling it became much richer and more refined, in ergonomic terms, all remained at the same level, and space, as well as comfort, the car has not increased.
The sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus 2015 is still a feeling that the quality of finishing materials in the Applied on interior clearly at odds with the picture visible as something that seems rich visual actually very cheap to implement.
This drawback becomes apparent after a few months of operation dorestaylingovoy machine.
As a result, last updated quality of finishing materials is practically not changed, but because there is still a feeling as if you are not of American origin inside the sedan, and the Chinese.
However, in the cabin 2018-2019 Ford Focus 2015 observed and positive “changes.”
For example, the car markedly improved sound insulation, in the presence of a complex with a new multimedia voice control technology and the new steering wheel with three spokes, and on the central console is now fewer controls.
And even the handbrake lever is now located in a more convenient location.
As for the luggage compartment, its useful volume during restyling has not changed, and there is still possible to squeeze about 372 liters of luggage.
In the Russian market sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus third generation is presented with three powertrains to choose from.
All petrol engines are made using aluminum, have four cylinders inline layout, belong to the Duratec series and fully comply with environmental standards Euro-5.
On the role of “junior” assembly company approved a 16-valve engine with distributed fuel injection technology and variable valve timing feature.
Its working volume of 1.6 liters (1596 cm / cc), the maximum power up to about 105-year-horsepower at 6000 rev / min and torque limit is about 150 Newton-meters is achieved in the range from 4000 to 4500 rev / min.
This engine is capable of running in tandem with a 5-band mechanical gearbox and a 6-band “robot” called PowerShift.
With a manual transmission 2018-2019 Ford Focus sedan accelerates from zero to 100 km / h in about 12.4 seconds and reaches a top speed of 189 kilometers per hour, and with the robotised transmission on the set of the first “hundred” on the speedometer takes about 13.2 seconds, while its maximum speed is reduced to 184 kilometers per hour.
If we talk about the fuel consumption, the power unit with the 2018-2019 Ford Focus spends in a mixed driving cycle about 6 liters of gasoline per 100 km in the case of the “mechanics” and about 6.4 liters in the presence of “robot”.
In the middle of the power line sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus is placed another engine with a displacement of 1.6 liters, but its power is increased to the 125 horsepower (6000 rev / min) and maximum torque increased to 159 Newton-five meters ( 4000 rev / min).
This motor also works in conjunction with either the “mechanics” or a “robot”, as described above.
Here, with the manual transmission 2018-2019 Ford Focus sedan accelerates from zero to 100 kilometers per hour in about 11 seconds, and a robotic – for 11.8 seconds.
The maximum speed of the vehicle is respectively 198 and 195 kilometers per hour.
Fuel consumption in a given unit is exactly the same as that of, and “younger” motor.
In the first place in the motor line sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus is located 16-valve unit with a displacement of 2.0 liters (1999 cm / cc) having a function of variable valve technology and distributed fuel injection phase.
Its capacity reaches about 150 horsepower (6500 rev / min) and a maximum torque of 202 Newton-meters (4450 rev / min).
The flagship power unit is equipped with 6-band exclusively robotised gearbox PowerShift transmission.
Here, the maximum speed of 2018-2019 Ford Focus reaches 202 kilometers per hour, and the acceleration from zero to 100 km / h, the car takes about 9.4 seconds of time.
In addition to the fairly good dynamic performance, this engine is different and good fuel economy, because with greater volume and more power it consumes about the same amount of fuel in mixed driving conditions, and consume much “younger” engines – about 6.4 liters per 100 kilometers.
During last year’s restyling of the changes in the power line of 2015 2018-2019 Ford Focus has not happened.
Perhaps, we can only expect a slight decrease in fuel consumption but slightly altered tuning gearbox.
But the car’s suspension has undergone some modernization in order to increase the softness of the course.
Note that the third generation 2018-2019 Ford Focus based on global platform with an index of C1.
The machine has a fully independent suspension with stabilizer bars.
The front part of the model is equipped with a conventional rack type “McPherson”, and the rear part of the car has received a multi-link design.
Sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus 2015 will be available only in front-wheel drive version.
The wheels of the front axle disc brakes are equipped with a ventilation function for the rear wheels and disc brakes, but without ventilation.
Rack and pinion steering the American machine got to help electric power.
It is worth noting that some of the changes affected the structure of the body, its rigidity in front of was increased, which certainly affected the improvement of car security settings.
Recall that dorestaylingovoy version of the sedan 2018-2019 Ford Focus on the Russian market is available in two trim levels – SYNC Edition and Titanium.
The list of standard equipment is rich enough.
The presence of halogen front optics, fog lights, steel rims with a diameter of 16 inches, a full-size spare wheel, cloth trim, leather steering wheel, windshield heating, heated first-row seats, air conditioning, power windows for the front windows, trip computer, heated and electric door mirrors, central locking, immobilizer, power steering column on the flight and height adjustable driver’s seat height, music system 6 speakers, two front airbags as well as electronic systems EBD and ABS.
In the updated 2018-2019 Ford Focus 2015 basic equipment filled up with ESP stability control, and a list of additional options will be added adaptive cruise control, automatic parking system and a number of other useful features.
It should be noted that the prices of dorestaylingovoy sedan version of the 2018-2019 Ford Focus third generation in the salons of official dealers will start with 956-thousand dollars.
Prices for the updated car of 2015 will be announced shortly before the release of new items on the Russian market model year.