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2018 Ford Focus near Burlington, VT

There are few more well-regarded platforms in the compact car class as the Ford Focus. The automaker has continually found innovative ways to keep the model fresh and cutting edge. For the new model year, the 2018 Ford Focus near Burlington, VT continues to build on its reputation for posting better than competitive fuel economy scores, hosting some of the manufacturer's most advanced connectivity and infotainment technology as well as continuing to offer both sedan and hatchback body styles. Heritage Ford customers will have a lot of options available to find the version of the 2018 Ford Focus that works for them. In addition to the two body styles of the Focus that are being produced, Ford also offers the model in four trims with increasing levels of refinement and standard equipment.

Ford engineers have provided potential buyers of the 2018 Focus with several engine options to choose from. Which powertrain set up they get will depend on which body style and trim combination they want. The base S trim is only available as a sedan and uses a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine making 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque with a five-speed manual transmission. A six-speed automatic gear-changer is optional. Buyers consider the SE trim can have either the sedan or hatchback. However, sedan versions use a turbocharged, 1.0-liter, three-cylinder engine with either a six-speed manual or automatic; hatchbacks use the previously mentioned 2.0-liter power plant. The hybrid version of the Focus and the high-performance ST and RS trims use their own engine setups but will be profiled separately.


Features of the 2018 Focus trim grades

 

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Focus S

The base S model of the 2018 Ford Focus comes with quite a lengthy list of standard features. Among the standard equipment at this level are keyless entry, air conditioning, height-adjustable driver's seat and folding rear seats. Ford has also equipped this version with its MyKey driver-monitoring system.   

 

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Focus SE

Still trying to choose between the sedan or hatchback version? The 2018 Ford Focus SE offers both and comes with cruise control, power rear windows, and a six-speaker audio system. Heritage Ford buyer can also add the Cold Weather Package with its heated mirrors, front seats and steering wheel.   

 

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Focus SEL

Like the SE, the 2018 Focus SEL can be had as a sedan or hatchback. This model of the popular compact car offers daytime running lights, fog lights, sunroof and ambient lighting for the interior. Versions at this level also offer the Ford Sync 3 infotainment system which compatible with today's most popular smartphones.  

 

A view of the driver's cockpit and controls in the Titanium version of the 2018 Ford Focus

Focus Titanium

Just its name suggests, the 2018 Ford Focus Titanium is the model's top-of-the-line. It features some different exterior elements like additional chrome trim pieces and upgraded wheels. On the inside, owners will find leather-trimmed seats, rear center armrest and remote ignition.