The 2018 Ford Focus Review for the Blue Island, IL area
The 2018 Ford Focus has been said be as American as cheeseburgers and apple pie and continues to be beloved for fuel efficiency, handling and maneuverability, and it also offers two totally impressive body styles which are a hatchback and a sedan and now an electric addition that you can so impressively and stylishly plug-in. The 2018 Ford Focus comes standard with super high-tech features and gadgets that will make the nerdy of us tech nerds go crazy and it comes in four different and unique trim lines to choose from with different options of powertrains as well. The interior space of the 2018 Ford Focus is superior compared to its class rivals such as the Toyota Corolla, Honda Civic, the Hyundai Accent and the Kia Forte along with the climate controls and the on the steering column controls and the blue back lighting that is super stylish and hip. Interior storage is well placed with cup holders, in door cubbies and mobile device storage perfectly placed for easy access for drivers and passenger alike. The exterior is sleek, stylish and sporty while other standard and optional features and ample and are abundant compared to its competitors.
Come into Bill Kay Ford in Midlothian, IL just a short twelve-minute drive from Blue Island, IL and test drive your own 2018 Ford Focus today!
What’s New on the 2018 Ford Focus?
Last year in twenty seventeen the Ford Focus saw the hatchback model lose the 2.0L engine and the standard transmission sadly which to some was a pure joy to drive, and the hatchback only came with the six-speed auto transmission after that. Then the SEL trim line saw a return to the Focus lineup of models and then they no longer offered the 1.0L turbocharged engine. New for the 2018 Ford Focus we are seeing new exterior colors such as Kona Blue, Race Red, Blue Candy and Ruby Red and the Focus has lost a few of the older color schemes such as Outrageous Green, Hot Pepper Red and Blue. There are slight equipment changes to the S, SE and SEL models such as headrest changes, getting rid of the turn signal indicators in the exterior mirrors, removal of the rear floor mats, removal of auxiliary input jacks, door handle ambient lighting element changes on all models and other slight changes such as single CD disc changers and back seat map holders removed in all models. For the 2018 Ford Focus there are no major overhauls to speak of for this compact beauty.
The interior of the 2018 Ford Focus is all about attention to detail around every corner and fine craftsmanship with French-stitched seams and leather wrapped seats. The 2018 Ford Focus is unrivaled for its comfort, ride superiority, steering responsiveness, seven trim lines that are unparalleled and standard high tech features when compared to the Volkswagen Golf, Mazda 3, Toyota Corolla and the brand new Kia Stinger. Technology such as voice-activated navigation, perfectly placed ambient lighting and climate control for everyone in the cabin. The addition of SYNC 3 technology with Apple Car Play and Android Auto keeps your hands free for safe driving and Smart Gauge with EcoGuide gives real-time driving metrics for maximum safety and performance. The 2018 Ford Focus has ample driver assist technology such as a rearview camera that comes standard on all models, intelligent access with push-button start, Reverse Sensing System, Blind Spot Information System with cross traffic alert, Lane Keep Assist, Active Park Assist, Sync 3 Technology, smart charging USB ports and so much more.
The 2018 Ford Focus is a powerful driving machine with four different engines to choose from.
- The 1.0L EcoBoost engine with Start/Stop technology comes standard on the SE sedan and gets an estimated forty mpg highway with a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission
- The 2.0L Ti-VCT engine comes standard on the S, SE, Hatchback, SEL or the Titanium models and pumps out one hundred and fifty-six horses and stills gets thirty-four mpg on the highway.
- The 2.0L EcoBoost engine with the ST powertrain has a thundering two hundred and fifty-two horses and two hundred and seventy lb. ft. of torque with a six-speed manual transmission.
- The 2.3L EcoBoost engine only comes on the limited edition RS powertrain that pushes out a very powerful three hundred and fifty horsepower and three hundred and fifty lb. ft. of torque with a six-speed manual transmission.
The 2018 Ford Focus also comes in an elegant electric model that doesn’t require any gas, oil changes or produces CO2 emissions. It has a driving range of over one hundred and fifteen miles and over one hundred and seven miles per gallon with a top out speed of over eighty-four miles per hour. With a thirty minute charge at any public DC, plug-in station can project you out over seventy-five miles in any direction you choose to go based on EPA test protocols. With Aero-Viroment Home Charging Station, with two hundred and forty volts and thirty amps, in as little as five and a half hours, you can have your new 2018 Ford Focus fully charged and ready to go.
Bill Kay Ford has many 2018 Ford Focus models to choose from so take the short drive from Blue Island, IL today and test drive yours today!
Why Us at Bill Kay Ford?
Bill Kay Ford in Midlothian, IL has been a family owned and operated business for decades and we take great pride in being a contributor and a supporter of our local and surrounding communities. Our expert finance specialists will save you thousands of dollars off the purchase of your next new or used vehicle with our great finance of lease specials plus with combine them with local and regional manufacture incentives to save you even more. Don’t delay, come in to Bill Kay Ford and become a part of our dealership family today!
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