Like many Fords, the Focus is loaded with safety equipment. Like the previous generation Fusion, the final assembly takes place at , , , Mexico. Side airbags standard front and rear head curtain airbags and standard front seat-mounted torso airbags Wheelbase 107 in. And with storage bins in the center console, a deep glove box, and door pockets, the Fusion offers plenty of places for smaller items. The Bottom Line Although the 2012 Ford Focus has some quirks, it is a comfortable everyday kind of car that gets very good fuel economy and offers a full range of cabin tech. With its cabin somewhat more hunkered back, and front fenders bowing out from some front angles, there's more than a hint of sport sedan.
In Europe and other international markets, the engine range is similar, but the 2. Archived from on March 5, 2013. I told him I get 28-29. There is no replacement system available for the 2012-2013 model year Ford Focus. For example, it won't tolerate near-redline acceleration, opting to upshift early.
Although still using the Duratec brand, this engine gets direct injection. This car is excellent on gas. The average state was 24 mph for overall an mix of city and country, I live and drive in the country. This way you understand the differences. Note: information about when a specific vehicle was manufactured is on the certification label typically affixed to the car on or near the driver door.
In international markets, a three-cylinder 1. Also added was an auxiliary audio input jack for audio transmission from a portable audio player along with some equipment modifications. Almost everything looks good, in a traditional way, and the textures look and feel swell. This sales mix has contributed, in part, to the Fusion's relatively high compared to the Taurus. The base engine was the 160 hp 119 kW -designed 2. Remedy Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches with an improved part, free of charge.
And while you feel bumps and holes in the road, the jouncing is muffled. The choices for mid-size family sedans are almost overwhelming: The Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, Chevrolet Malibu, Kia Optima and Hyundai Sonata are just part of the list. Opting up to the 3. This rating applies to vehicles other than the specific model and body style tested. I would recommend this car to friends and family. For the 2008 model year, became a standard feature, as did a.
Its engine and suspension are tuned for efficient everyday driving. A rocker switch on the side of the shifter changes gears manually, a type of control that does not suggest sport driving. Summer 24 mph unless on a super byway then may be 26mph. The recall is expected to begin December 10, 2018. That data comes courtesy of Sirius Travel Link, which also brings fuel prices, weather, movie listings, and sports scores into the car.
The force applied relative to the vehicle's weight is known as the strength-to-weight ratio. As the navigation system is flash-based, there is no hard drive in the car for music storage. The new models have updated front and rear styling. So when people talk about fuel mileage they really need to give more of a story to explain why it is good. For ride quality, the Focus is all sharp edges covered in foam rubber. All three cars were restyled beginning with the 2010 model year, and the Mercury Milan was discontinued after the 2010 model year.
On a level interstate, with the cruise on, the instant mileage is showing as 25. There is something wrong with this car. The Fusion is positioned between the compact and full-size. Inside, the Fusion also hits a sweet spot between functionality, austerity, and just a touch of flamboyance. Ford itself would not comment on the Fusion's future.
Fuel economy is the real win here, with the Focus Titanium, equipped with a six-speed dual-clutch transmission, getting 28 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway. It owes a little bit to the Ford 427 concept car from the auto-show circuit, and it went on to influence designs like that of the 2010 Ford Taurus, now a full-sizer above the Fusion in the pecking order. The Mercury Milan was discontinued after the 2010 model year. Remedy Yakima will notify owners, and Yakima or a Yakima dealer will refund the purchase of the Q-Tower and Q-128 Clip system. Replacement parts side mirror, rear tail light are priced high for an economy sedan with little extras ordered. Roads are different, wind conditions, speeds, tire pressures, etc. The Car Design Yearbook 4.