Ford Focus ST (2014)
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Ford Focus ST (2014): 37 facts and highlights

1. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
10.2l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

2. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
7.4l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

3. Has front-wheel drive

Front-wheel drive is the most common type of drivetrain and offers several advantages. It is cheaper to manufacture (reducing the cost of the vehicle) and also lighter which helps improve fuel economy. Due to having the weight of the engine over the drive wheels it also benefits from increased traction.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
84% have it

4. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
2.65m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

5. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
366Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

6. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
674l
Mini Clubman (2014): 1068l

7. Has ISOFIX/LATCH

ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
82% have it

8. Has a rear-view camera

A rear-view camera (also known as a back-up camera) provides a view of behind the vehicle, helping to prevent accidents. It is particularly useful in vehicles with large blind spots such as pickup trucks.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
17% have it

9. Has fully independent suspension

This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
72% have it

10. Has Bluetooth

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
75% have it

11. higher Euro NCAP rating

The European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP) carries out safety tests for new vehicles, providing an overall rating for each car’s safety. It covers different areas such as safety for an adult occupant, child occupant or pedestrian.
5
Ford Fiesta ST (2014): 6

12. larger fuel tank

A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.
47l
Kia Rio LX (2015): 73l

13. shorter length

4.34m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

14. greater cargo volume (seats down)

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things. With some vehicles you can put the rear seats down in order to gain more space for cargo.
1269l
Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014): 3200l

15. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
973mm
Mini Clubman (2014): 1.06m

16. larger interior

A larger interior volume makes for a more comfortable driving experience, giving more space for you and your passengers.
2568l
Hyundai Elantra GT (2014): 3373l

17. weight

1.46t
Opel Ampera Positiv (2014): 1.69kg

18. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
48000km
Clio GT TCe 120 (2014): Unlimited km

19. Has height-adjustable seat belts

Height-adjustable seat belts permit passengers of different sizes to move the seat belt up or down for improved comfort. They are also especially useful for increasing the safety of children.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
60% have it

20. Has air suspension

Air suspension offers a smoother ride than the traditional steel spring suspension. It is also often adjustable, allowing you to raise or lower it based on the type of driving you are doing.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
32% have it

21. Has a turbocharged engine

A turbocharger compresses the air entering the cylinders, allowing more air (and therefore more fuel) to be added - resulting in a more powerful explosion. This leads to an increase in horsepower without increasing the size and weight of the engine.
Ford Focus ST (2014)
26% have it

22. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
252hp
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 306hp

23. more cylinders

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
4
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 6

24. more valves

An intake valve allows the air/fuel mixture to enter the combustion chamber. An engine with more valves tends to increase performance.
16
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 24

25. more headroom (rear)

More headroom in the rear of the car makes for a more comfortable passenger experience, and is especially important for taller people. It is also useful if you are transporting cargo in the rear of the vehicle.
963mm
Skoda Roomster S (2014): 1.01m

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