Ford Focus ST is equipped with a diesel engine for the first time, so this is the third generation Focus with facelift, but in the same time it’s the first generation of Ford Focus ST diesel. We also invite you to watch our videos with Ford Focus ST Wagon (250 hp) and Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost (125 hp).
Model: Ford Focus / Ford Focus ST diesel
Body type: hatchback, 5 doors, 5 seats
Price without VAT: 27,663 Euros
Engine: 2.0-litre (1,997 cc) inline 4-cylinder turbocharged engine (BorgWarner variable geometry turbocharger), transverse mounted, with common rail direct injection (2,000 bar injection pressure; 7-hole selenoid injectors). The engine features DOHC with 4 valves per cylinder, and has cast aluminium cylinder head and cast iron cylinder block. The camshaft drive uses a timing belt (cranckshaft to intake) with dynamic tensioner and an intake to exhaust chain with hydraulic tensioner. Crankshaft is made of drop forged steel, with 4 counterweights and five main bearings. Emission control features oxidation catalyst, water cooled EGR and standard cDPF. Lubrication system is pressure-fed with electronically controlled variable flow oil pump. Cooling system is based on a water pump with thermostat and valves, with thermal management system. Engine management is Ford Common Rail Diesel Engine Management System. The maximum output is 136 kW / 185 PS/hp at 3,500 rpm and peak torque is 400 Nm (approx. 295 lb-ft), available between 2,000 rpm and 2,750 rpm.
Gearbox: 6-speed manual
Tyres: Goodyear Eagle F1 235/40 R18 95Y
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph): 8.1 seconds
Top speed: 217 km/h
Declared average fuel consumption: 4.2 liters of diesel per 100 km
Emissions: EU6, 110 g CO2/km
Fuel tank (l): 60
Dimensions (mm): L 4,362 / w 1,823 / h 1,471
Luggage compartment capacity (l): 316-363 / 1,215-1,262
Wheelbase (mm): 2,648
Weight: 1,464 kg
Front suspension: MacPherson strut with semi-isolated subframe, coil springs, sway bar.
Rear suspension: SLA independent axle with control blade, coil springs, sway bar.
Main standard equipment
Frontal airbags for driver and front passenger; side airbags for driver and front passenger; curtain airbags for front and rear seats; Tyre Pressure Monitor; ABS; 3-stage ESP; HLA; Toque Vectoring Control; board computer; fog lights; front and rear electrically powered windows with one touch open and close; EPAS powersteering; leather steering wheel; gear shift indicator; LED ambient light; radio CD MP3 and USB; alarm system with interior surveillance; front scuff plates with ST logo; special instrument panel for oil pressure, oil temperature and turbo pressure; dual-zone automatic climate control; leather steering wheel and hand brake lever; Recaro front seats; rain and light sensor, 18-inch alloy wheels with special ST design and 235/40 R18 tires.
Main optional equipment (price in euro, without VAT)
Race Red paint (168); Ford SYNC II infotainment system with SONY 10 speaker system and DAB (1,689) Technology Package (840) consisting Active City Stop, Lane Assist; Ford Power Button and Key Free System (302); roof spoiler ST design (252); heated windshield and washer nozzles (176); LED daytime runing lights (50); red brake calipters (126).
+ very good steering system
+ stiff, precise and very silent suspension
+ very good engine performance
+ nice engine sound (electronically enhanced by speakers)
+ very good manual gearbox
+ very good torsional rigidity and no torsion noise
+ excellent soundproofing & NVH
+ big touchscreen for multimedia system SYNC II
– wheelspin/lack of grip under hard acceleration (1st and 2nd gear)
– quite high driving position
– non intuitive controls for SYNC II (crowded screen, confusing)
– no automatic/double clutch gearbox available
Driven by Adrian M. for 160 km, 8.5 l/100 km average fuel consumption, 4,136 km total mileage of the car.
Filmed at Can Bonastre Wine Resort