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2015 Ford Focus ST Review : Long-term report one

The freshly updated 2015 Ford Focus ST rolls into the CarAdvice Melbourne garage as our newest long-termer. Will it make fans of us all...

2016 Ford Focus Review

The Ford Focus may be one of the world’s best selling cars, but the Blue Oval brand insists topping local sales charts isn’t a priority for its overhauled small car. Proving this, the 2016 Ford Focus ‘LZ’ range drops the entry-level Ambiente specification, which had a circa-$20K starting price that appealed primarily to fleet managers and put it head-to-head with rental car specials such as the Toyota Corolla Ascent and Hyundai i30 Active...

2015 Ford Focus ST Review

There’s a power and performance war at the sharp end of today’s hot hatchback segment - and the latest participant is the updated Ford Focus ST.

2014 Ford Focus ST Review: Sandown Raceway weekender

Dave takes the outgoing Ford Focus ST for some hot laps around Sandown Raceway in another weekend warrior track test...

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Ford Focus Videos

2014 Ford Focus ST track day review - Sandown Raceway

Read the article here. Blasting onto the local hot-hatch seen back in 2012, the Ford Focus ST is soon to be updated, and there’s a hardcore RS version not far behind. So, with that in mind, we’ve come here today to Sandown Raceway, to take part in one of our weekend warrior track tests… Ford’s replacement for the XR5 Turbo, the Focus ST costs a little over $38,000 and comes with a super torquey turbocharged 2...

Ford Focus Facelift at NYIAS 2014

Alborz Fallah takes a look at the facelifted Ford Focus, which brings refreshed exterior styling and a significantly overhauled interior with improved ergonomics.

Ford Focus Video Review

The Focus continues to be one of the best cars to drive in the small car segment, while the Titanium version offers plenty of technology...

Ford Focus ST Video Review

The Blue Oval's first global performance car is a hot hatch that's sharply priced and sharp to drive.

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Ford Focus Comparisons

Ford Focus ST v Holden Astra VXR: Comparison Review

Ford versus Holden, the definitive Australian automotive rivalry, seen here but not as we know it. There's not a V8 engine, a sedan body or a rear-wheel-drive configuration in sight. Instead, we have a pair of hot hatches, both (re)launched inside the past few months, that go about doing broadly the same thing as each other in notably different ways...

Sporty small hatch comparison : Mazda 3 v Ford Focus v Holden Cruze v Hyundai i30 v Nissan Pulsar

Almost anyone can throw on a pair of gym shorts and runners and look reasonably sporting in the checkout line at Coles, and the same is true with cars – the addition of alloy wheels, a spoiler and foglights can suddenly make your small hatchback look at least a bit athletic. As ever, though, it's the muscles beneath the clothes that counts...

Hot hatch comparison: Volkswagen Golf GTI v Ford Focus ST v Renault Sport Megane 265

It’s rare that a higher-specification variant of a popular mainstream car would be the best-seller in the range, but that tells you much about the enduring status and appeal of the Volkswagen Golf GTI. With one in four Golfs driving out of VW showrooms wearing the revered three-letter badge, the GTI is almost ubiquitous on Australian streets...

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Ford Focus News

Ford Focus recalled for drive-shaft fault

Ford Australia has issued a recall notice for its small Focus car this week, over concerns that a mechanical defect could rob the front wheels of power. The fault, affecting 4277 vehicles built between May 21 2013 and January 24 2014, centres around the halfshafts that drive the front wheels...

2016 Ford Focus RS quicker than Golf R, S3, WRX STI

The 2016 Ford Focus RS will be quicker than the Volkswagen Golf R, Audi S3 and the Subaru WRX STI when it storms into Australian showrooms next year. Revealed in detail in June, Ford today released additional specifications of its forthcoming hot hatch hero, including its blistering 4...

Top 10 biggest sales drops of 2015

What new vehicles have seen the biggest sales drops in 2015 to date? If you’re in the market for a new car, SUV or commercial, it can be valuable to know. After all, if a brand is struggling to sell one of its volume cars, there's every chance you could get yourself a good deal. Most of the cars on this list are pretty good vehicles...

2016 Ford Focus pricing and specifications

The 2016 Ford Focus hatch and sedan range will arrive in Australia — at last — in October this year, and the company appears to be making a bold move upmarket. Unlike the current (non-ST) Ford Focus range, available in four specification levels with three engine choices, the MY16 range will come with three specification options and just one choice of engine — a 1...

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Ford Focus Owner Reviews

2013 Ford Focus Review

What does it take to build the world's best-selling car? Think about how many different peoples expectations you have to meet. The word, compromise, comes to mind. And that means something that isn't particularly good at anything. Now I consider myself a staunch petrol head. Someone who tries to guess the make and model of car just by hearing it drive by...

2013 Ford Focus Review

A steering wheel, seats, seat belts, gear stick and brakes, definitely a car. But if you're looking for a mid range, compact hatchback or sedan with an attractive price tag, why the hell would you buy a ford focus? Real question is, why the hell not? The focus has been one of fords best selling models since the late 90's, back when jeans and runners were cool and everyone was discovering the Internet...

2015 Ford Focus TREND Review

The dual automatic transmission is hopeless spoiling a otherwise good car it shudders slips gears sold under false pretence they have known about this problem since 2012 and are still selling to unsuspecting customers like myself shame on you Ford. Ford need to fix this problem i cant sell my problem to another person as i have morals...

2014 Ford Focus Titanium Review

The Ford Focus is a great car with everything you'd want in a small car including the price. The Focus's ride and handling has a great feel to it and it's best in class, much better than the Kia Cerato. The optional Sports Executive Pack includes Radar Assisted Cruise Control, Active City stop and also HID Bi-Xenon headlights with static cornering and jet washers...

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Ford Focus Galleries

2015 Ford Focus ST Review : Long-term report one
2016 Ford Focus Review

2016 Ford Focus Review

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