2016 Ford Focus Release Date, Price, Engine, Interior, Specs – The Ford Focus car makes a return to us as a 2016 model as it manages to retain its commonplace appeal and traditional features and specs. What has managed the cars popularity and thrill in the past will characterized the future model, so there are not many changes that are revolutionaries the car, but there are just enough good ones to enable it in getting the best possible treatment and something that will provide its popularity to even rise.
The car is going to be released again as a sedan vehicle and it will also come in the 5-passenger hatchback form as well. The returning trims are base S level of course, the higher SE and the top Titanium trim as well. The hatchback trim is available as an SE at entry level, but you can also get it as a Titanium level and as the sport version of the ST trim. The hatchback version gains something new for this year which is the Focus RS that has a turbocharged engine, borrowed from Mustang, and an all-wheel drive system
The newest version of the Ford Focus vehicle is not going to make a revolution on the market but will come at some pretty good and useful characteristics. The newest version continues where the previous left off and builds upon it with the newest additions made. See the rest of the review to see what they are and check out the provided pictures as well.
2016 Ford Focus engine
This year the base engine remains the same as before. The base 2016 Ford Focus version as well as the SE and Titanium trims will use the 2.0-liter inline 4-cylinder engine, which will combine with the standard 5-speed manual transmission or the 6-speed shiftable automatic transmission only available in the Titanium versions. This engine is rated at 160 hp and 146 lb-ft of torque and has a fuel efficiency of 26 mpg city/36 highway/30 combined or 27/40/31 with the automatic.
On the other hand a 1.0-liter turbocharged inline 3-cylinder engine is used inside the Focus SE EcoBoost sub-trim and makes 123 hp and 140 lb-ft of torque, with a standard 6-speed manual transmission. But if you want to go for the hatchback ST version it packs a EcoBoost 2.0-liter turbocharged I4 with the same gearshifter but with the output of 252 hp and 270 lb-ft of torque and a gas mileage rating of 23/32/26.
As this year the 2016 Focus Electric hatchback is scheduled to appear again, it will combine the 107-kilowatt (143 hp) electric motor with a single-speed transmission and gain the ability to produce 184 lb-ft of torque. But the crown jewel is going to be the Focuse RS trim which is going to be releaed for the first time in the US market this spring. It will use the same engine that the European version used last year and that is the the 345-hp 2.3-liter turbocharged I4 which also has 324 lb-ft of torque.
Wheelbase: 104.3 in
Length: 171.6 in
Width: 71.8 in
Passenger volume: 93 cu ft
Cargo volume: 24 cu ft
Curb weight: 2960 lbs
Top Speed: 121 mph
0-60: 7,9 sec
MPG: 26/36 (city/highway)
Available Exterior Colors: Blue Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Ingot Silver Metallic, Kona Blue Metallic, Magnetic Metallic, Oxford White, Race Red, Ruby Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat, Shadow Black and Tectonic Metallic
Towing Capacity: N/A
The inside of the Ford Focus has been updated with a lot of comfort and technological advancements, making it a pleasant and useful addition in any situation. The seats use cloth or leather upholsteries with various accessories like the power adjustable seating and heating added to the seats as well. The base trim also has all sorts of power accessories with cruise control a rear-view camera and telescoping tilt-wheel steering. The base trim also has manual air conditioning as standaradm while the higher trims gain a dual-zone automatic climate control option.
The ST version has some sport seats matted as a standard choosing with steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters. The Titanium trim on the other hand has keyless entry and ignition as standard as well as hill-start assist, rear parking sensors and remote engine start. But some technological standard parts of equipment include Bluetooth-integrated SYNC infotainment and a CD/MP3 player with 4 or 6 speakers, while the higher ones gain a MyFord Touch telematicsan upgraded a 10-speaker Sony audio ensemble found only in the Titanium trim.
There have not been many changes to the newest 2016 Ford Focus version of the vehicle and except adding some new body types that are similar to the base, there is nothing particularly spectacular made with the looks of the car. The car does make a change when the wheels are in question as it is going to use the 15-inch steel as base or on lower versions while the higher come with the 16-inch alloy wheels, The Titanium trim will be the most distinctive one in this way as it comes with the 17-inch alloy wheels as standard.
Other changes that are perhaps minor in detail are the LED running lights made available for all trims while the sedan version gets a spoiler at the back. The hatchback will still use the 18-inch alloy wheels as before which are combined with some performance tires It also gains a a limited-slip front differential.
Price and release date
The newest version of the Ford Focus 2016 model vehicle comes out at your local dealers next year around March. The release date is a bit farther than expected but it is not too long away. The sport ST version will make its debut next year in America as well and debuts in fall. The base MSRP of the S trim is $13,424, $15,468 for the SE, $20,549 for the ST and $18,412 for the Titanium.
The Focus car is also going to be placed in a completely stacked segment where there are already a lot of cars looking for their place under the spot light, they include the 2016 Honda Civic, 2016 Chevy Cruze, 2016 Dodge Dart, 2017 Hyundai Eleantra and 2016 Mazda 3 model.