Ford Focus ST Line 2020

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Robin Ducker

Kilometres travelled

10,000 - 25,000 km

Did you buy this car new or used?


How much did you pay? (including all on-road costs)


What were your needs when you bought this car? Has it fulfilled those needs?

I traded by Golf TSi which had done a few K's, so I wanted something with less, but also a car with more identity.

What were your initial thoughts about the car? Tell us why it appealed to you.

I chose the Focus because love the peppy, grunty engine and its firm but subtle suspension, which is what I wanted. The Sat Nav is good as are the safety features like autonomous emergency braking. It looks great and fulfils my needs to a Tee

What have you discovered since owning the car?

A few niggling faults and much heavier fuel consumption around town compared to a Golf TSi. Highway fuel economy is great. I love the adaptive cruise control.

What do you like/dislike about the car?

The engine is so peppy and has loads of torque and is happy to pull 5th gear and 1,500 rpm all day.

While I love the adaptive cruise control it can be very laggy and has to be encouraged to accelerate without leaving a huge gap. Fuel economy around town is poor.

The headlights could be better for a modern car.


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Lastly, would you buy this vehicle again?


Why would/wouldn't you buy it again?

I am well past retirement so this will likely be my last car unless I buy a second hand EV

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