2018 Ford Focus Review

Whether you're looking for a sleek sedan or an agile hatchback, the 2018 Ford Focus offers the best of both worlds. At Richmond Ford West, we've helped plenty of our friends in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas with learning more about this vehicle. Now, we're here to help you.

We're going to review the 2018 Ford Focus to help provide a little more insight into this vehicle, what it features, and what it can do. We'll be focusing on the engine power and options, the entertainment and technology features, and even the safety features that are equipped with this vehicle. We hope that this Ford Focus review helps you learn all about this vehicle, so you can determine if it's the right car for you.

2018 Ford Focus Specs

The Ford Focus sedan and hatchback options both come standard with a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. This engine comes mated with a 5-speed manual transmission, but drivers have the option of including the 6-speed SelectShift® automatic. The base level engine can deliver 160 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque, but the other engine options are capable of some pretty impressive feats.2018 Ford Focus in Lightning Blue

  • The ST Hatch trim features the 2.0L EcoBoost® 4-cylinder engine that provides 252 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque.
  • The RS Hatch comes with the 2.3L EcoBoost® engine that has the highest output with 350 horsepower and 350 lb-ft of torque.

Entertainment & Technology

The base level Ford Focus S and SE trims come outfitted with the SYNC® system. This system includes a dashboard-mounted screen that allows for media selection. However, this system also features voice recognition that lets you choose your preferred media, as well as your phone contacts to chat with through the Bluetooth® system.

  •  The Ford Focus comes with an AM/FM radio, CD/MP3 player, and USB/auxiliary inputs.
  • The SEL, Titanium, and RS trims come with a 10-speaker Sony® sound system, the SYNC® 3, HD Radio™, and six months of SiriusXM® Satellite Radio.
  • 2018 Ford Focus Interior The SEL trim and higher all offer the option of a voice-activated touchscreen navigation system with SiriusXM Traffic™ and Travel Link®.

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Ford Focus Safety

The 2018 Ford Focus sedan and Focus hatchback both come outfitted with AdvanceTrac®, which combines stability and traction control to help prevent traction loss while traveling on slick roads. These systems work in accordance with the vehicle's Anti-Lock Braking system.

  • The vehicle features front airbags, side airbags, side curtain airbags, and a knee airbag for the driver.
  • The SOS Post-Crash Alert System™ activates after a crash by activating the hazard lights and unlocking all of the doors.

Review the 2018 Ford Focus in Person

Did our 2018 Ford Focus review give you the details that you were looking for? Whether you're interested in the sedan or hatchback body style, you could certainly learn a lot more by taking a closer look at the Ford Focus and its offerings. Why not take a spin in the Ford Focus to really get to know it?

Richmond Ford West is proud to help friends and neighbors in the Glen Allen, Ashland, and Short Pump areas learn more about the vehicles they're interested in. Schedule your test drive today, so you can learn even more about the 2018 Ford Focus.


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