2012 Ford Focus UK Pricing Detailed
Ford has recently announced the price list for the 2012 Focus in United Kingdom and the fact that sales will begin in March 2011. The basic model will cost 15,995 pounds (including 2011 VAT increase). The entire range of the Focus will feature DAB digital radio, USB connectivity, voice control and Torque Vectoring Control system. The petrol and diesel power units will emit from 109g CO2/km and will do 67.3 mpg.
The proprietary Torque Vectoring Control technology was first launched on the C-MAX model and is capable of balancing the distribution of the power unit torque between the driven front wheels of the Focus in order to optimize the stability and the grip of the car. Other standard features of the Focus lineup include ABS, ESP, ISOFIX child seat attachments, front, side and curtain airbags, Ford Easy Fuel which prevents misfuelling and a Thatcham Category 1 alarm.
The basic model is the Focus Edge, with a price of 15,995 pounds and is equipped with a petrol 1.6-litre 105 PS power unit and for 1,000 pounds more, the car can be fitted with a 1.6-litre 95 PS TDCi engine. The officials at Ford said that the Zetec trim level will be the most popular among customers. With a starting price of 16,995 for the 1.6 petrol engines, the Focus gets 16-inch alloy wheels, sports-style seats, front fog lamps, leather steering wheel and Quickclear heated front windscreen and door mirrors.
Moving upwards the Focus lineup we find the luxurious Titanium series that starts from 18,745 pounds and is fitted with a 1.6-litre 125 PS petrol engine. In addition to the features listed above, the Titanium will get you Sony audio, cruise control with speed limiter, Ford’s tire deflation detection system, auto-dimming rear-view mirror, automatic headlamps, rain-sensing front wipers, Hill Start Assist – HAS, dual electronic automatic temperature control and keyless start.
The top of the range 2012 Ford Focus is the Titanium X that has a starting price of 21,245 pounds for the 1.6-litre 150 PS EcoBoost petrol engine. This trim level comes with power driver’s seat, headlamp jet wash, power-fold mirrors, LED day running lights, Bi-Xenon headlamps, Active Park Assist, 17-inich alloy wheels, heated front seats and partial leather trim.
As optional, the Focus can be equipped with a Low Speed Safety System, a Lane Keeping Aid or the proprietary Blind Spot Information System. For those customers that will choose the Sony DAB Navigation System, they will also benefit from a rear-view camera.
The selection of powertrains for the 2012 Ford Focus offers three petrol power units (including the new powerful 1.6-litre 150 PS EcoBoost) and four diesel engines. These will be the upgraded versions of the 1.6 TDCi and 2.0 TDCi powertrains linked to a 6-speed manual gearbox (as optional, the car can be fitted with a dual-clutch PowerShift automatic gearbox for the 2.0-litre engine). For the cars equipped with the 1.6-litre TDCi or the 1.6-litre EcoBoost, they will come as standard with the start/stop technology.
The 2012 Focus will be available with two additional colors: Candy Yellow and Candy Red.
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