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Performance and Efficiency

The All-New Focus is available with a range of powerful and highly fuel-economical engines, all complemented by 8-speed automatic with a rotary gear shift dial or 6-speed manual transmissions. The exterior design has also been sculpted to create a shape that’s both athletic and aerodynamic, whilst helping to improve efficiency even further.

Ford Focus 8-Speed automatic transmission with Rotary gear shifter

A sophisticated new 8-speed automatic transmission

The All-New Focus is the first Ford to feature this advanced new automatic transmission. With improved acceleration and super-smooth gear changes, it’s engineered from the ground up to enhance your driving experience and maximise performance. We've replaced the traditional gear leaver with a console-mounted rotary gear shift dial. This gives the interior a cleaner, more modern layout. And there's another useful feature: when you park your car, the shifter automatically sets itself to parking mode. Only available on automatic.

Get the most out of your engine

The new and improved 1.0 litre Ford EcoBoost 3-cylinder petrol engines are designed to give you all the power you’d expect from much larger engines. Ford EcoBoost technology delivers performance that’s smooth, responsive and rewarding. To make them even more efficient, both engines now feature cylinder deactivation. This shuts off a cylinder when torque demand is low, such as on a motorway. When torque demand increases, the cylinder springs back to life to give you the power you need.

Ford Focus in the mountains with sun setting and city in backdrop

A new standard for diesel engines

The 1.5 litre Ford EcoBlue diesel engines are highly advanced, turbo-charged engines that deliver measurably improved efficiency, performance and refinement. These new engines can improve fuel efficiency, are more responsive and are also quieter than ever before. They’ll also be available with AdBlue® , a urea/water-based fluid that converts NOx emissions in the exhaust gas into nitrogen and water. A particulate filter then reduces more than 99% of emitted solid particulates from the vehicle’s exhaust.

A 6-speed manual transmission

The 6-speed manual transmission in Focus has been optimised to make gear selection easier, more precise and quieter. It has been specially engineered to improve driving dynamics and reduce fuel consumption, too, helping to make your drive more exhilarating whilst reducing trips to the petrol station.

Ford Focus 6-speed manual transmission
Ford Focus eco mode display detail

Helping you drive more efficiently

The innovative Ford Eco Mode system continually assess the effects of your driving behaviour on your fuel consumption. It’ll also analyse your speed gear shifting, braking and anticipation levels, plus the number of short and long journeys you make. You can also change the driving mode to Eco for best results.