I watch a lot of motoring shows, I love my cars, and – I’ve driven a lot of cars, having reviewed cars for many years. However, when I was asked if I wanted to drive a car with Adaptive Radar controlled cruise control, a car with voice recognition, multiple display screens, and to top it all off – it would park itself – I assumed I was going to get something worth over $100,000.
What I got was a Ford Focus Titanium, $32,500. Stunning.
It’s a great car – and I’ve put together my thoughts and an overview in a video. Click Continue Reading to watch.
Price: from $21,990 – Ambiente, $32,590 – Titanium (The car I tested)
Warranty: 3 years/100,000km
Service interval: 12 months/15,000km
Safety: 5-star ANCAP
Engines: 1.6-litre petrol, 92kW/159Nm; 2.0-litre turbodiesel (the car I tested) , 120kW/340Nm; 2.0-litre petrol, 125kW/202Nm
Body: Four-door sedan, five-door hatch
Transmission: 5-speed manual, 6-speed Powershift DSG, front-wheel drive
Thirst: 5.5-7.2L/100km, 95RON/diesel, CO2 144-167g/km
Read more at Ford.com.au
Trev is a Technology Commentator, Dad, Speaker and Rev Head.
He produces and hosts two popular podcasts, EFTM and Two Blokes Talking Tech. He also appears on over 50 radio stations across Australia weekly, and is the resident Tech Expert on Channel 9’s Today Show each day and appears regularly on A Current Affair.
Father of three, he is often found down in his Man Cave.