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Ford Focus ST (2014) review: 36 facts and highlights

Ford Focus ST (2014)
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Ford Focus ST (2014)

Why is Ford Focus ST (2014) better than the average?

  • Greater cargo volume (seats down)
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    1269lvs1043.84l
  • Maximum torque
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    366Nmvs172.96Nm
  • Greater cargo volume
    ?

    674lvs380.6l
  • Longer wheelbase
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    2.65mvs2.54m
  • Height
    1.47mvs1.5m
  • More airbags
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    7vs6.18
  • More cylinders
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    4vs3.77
  • More valves
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    16vs15.03

General info

1.Has fully independent suspension
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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)
2.Has front-wheel drive
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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)
3. higher Euro NCAP rating
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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.

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5

4.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
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A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.

Ford Focus ST (2014)
5. longer drivetrain warranty (km)
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The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Hyundai Veloster (2014)

160 934km

90 000km

6. longer drivetrain warranty (years)
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The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.

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Nissan Versa Note S (2014)

10yrs

5yrs

Dimensions

1. greater cargo volume (seats down)
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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.

Best

Fiat Doblo 1.4 (2014)

3200l

1269l

2. shorter length
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2.34m

4.34m

3. greater cargo volume
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A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.

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Mini Clubman (2014)

1068l

674l

4. longer wheelbase
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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).

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

3.07m

2.65m

5.weight
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Best

Opel Ampera Positiv (2014)

1.69kg

1.46t

6.height
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Best

Honda CR-Z (2014)

1.39m

1.47m

Engine

1. better fuel economy (city)
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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.

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Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

10.2l/100 km

2.maximum torque
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Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

400Nm

366Nm

3. better fuel economy (highway)
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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.

Best

Peugeot 301 Berline (2014)

0l/100 km

7.4l/100 km

4.Has a turbocharged engine
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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)
5. larger fuel tank
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A larger fuel tank means that you have to stop to refill less often.

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73l

47l

6. more horsepower
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Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.

Best

BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014)

306hp

252hp

Features

1.Has a rear-view camera
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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)
2.Has stolen vehicle tracking system
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The vehicle has a tracking system that utilises GPS, allowing you to locate it in case it is stolen.

Ford Focus ST (2014)
3.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
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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)
4.Has smart key as standard
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A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.

Ford Focus ST (2014)
5.Has height-adjustable seat belts
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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)
6. more airbags
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Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six but some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.

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