The Ford Focus is a versatile vehicle in that it comes in both sedan and hatchback body styles, and it's loaded with some impressive features. If you're looking to learn more about this vehicle, this 2018 Ford Focus review is a great place to start. At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we've assisted many of our friends and neighbors in learning more about this vehicle. Today, it's your turn!

This closer look at the 2018 Ford Focus will help shed a light on some of its notable features, components, and abilities. We'll be taking a look under the hood to see what makes it tick. We'll also check out the entertainment and technology, and we'll even highlight the safety features that are equipped with this vehicle. After learning more about this vehicle and what it offers, you'll be able to decide if you're ready to take the next step and schedule a test drive.

2018 Ford Focus Specs

The 2018 Focus comes equipped with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that's capable of 160 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. This 5-speed manual transmission paired with the engine also features Direct Injection, which allows for an efficient fuel delivery that limits the amount of waste and provides the engine only with the fuel it actually needs. The new Ford Focus offers a few different engines. However, most of the notable ones show a major increase in performance.

  • The 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine can deliver 252 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque.
  • The highest engine, the 2.3L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder, can produce a whopping 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque. 



Entertainment & Technology

This sedan/hatchback comes equipped with some fun and convenient entertainment features. The SYNC® system that rests in the dashboard provides easy access to the media options through the enhanced voice recognition. This feature lets you keep your hands on the wheel by using your voice to make your media and phone contact selection.2018 Ford Focus

  • The base level Focus comes with a 4-speaker sound system, an MP3-capable AM/FM radio, and a Smart Charging USB port.
  • The SE trim and above come with a 6-month trial of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.
  • The 8-inch SYNC® 3 system, HD Radio™, and the Sony® 10-speaker sound system is available with the SEL and higher trims.

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Safety Features

2018 Ford FocusThe 2018 Focus comes equipped with impressive safety features, including Torque Vectoring Control, which is a feature that knows to vary the amount of power applied to the front and rear wheels based on your speed and the terrain you're driving on. The AdvanceTrac® with Electronic Stability Control helps reduce the loss of traction. When you experience wheel slip. The Ford Fusion also offers several collision protection features.

  • The advanced front airbags measure the severity of the crash while adjusting the inflation pressure.
  • Front passengers also receive protection from the side-impact airbags. The driver has a knee airbag for additional coverage.
  • All rows of passengers get protection from the side-curtain airbags.

Learning More About the 2018 Ford Fusion

At Richmond Ford Lincoln, we hope that our 2018 Ford Focus review helped you get a sense of this vehicle and what it offers. You can actually learn a lot more by taking the vehicle out for a test drive. You'll get to see its performance, as well as its stylish interior and its assortment of fun and sophisticated features.

Stop by and schedule your test drive with us at Richmond Ford Lincoln. We're happy to help our friends in the Richmond, Mechanicsville, and Ashland areas learn more, so they can make the right choice.

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