2017 Ford Focus Ames IA

2017 Ford Focus

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New 2017 Ford Focus at Ames Ford Lincoln for Ames, IA

The 2017 Ford Focus is a car that has plenty going for it. When taking any turns in this vehicle you will feel confident because of the car’s excellent handling. If you’re seeking either a compact sedan or a hatchback then you should really consider getting the 2017 Ford Focus. This vehicle offers tons of high-tech and upscale options. The Focus has been around for a long time. For the 2017 model year this vehicle has obtained a few changes to trim levels and feature availability. Keep reading to learn more about the 2017 Ford Focus and how the excellent automobile may be just what you’ve been trying to find!

Under the Focus's Hood

The vehicle’s standard engine is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder that creates 160 horsepower and 146 lb-ft of torque. The car’s standard S trim comes with a standard five-speed manual transmission, however, the SE hatchback, SEL and Titanium trims come standard with a six-speed Powershift dual-clutch automatic transmission. In Edmunds acceleration testing this vehicle with the automatic transmission and base engine sped up from zero to sixty miles per hour (mph) in 9.0 seconds. An alternative to the base engine is an EcoBoost 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine that is turbocharged. This engine is available for the SE sedan, produces 123 horsepower and 125 lb-ft of torque. It will let you speed up from zero to sixty mph in 9.7 seconds. The Focus is available in an Electric model that comes with a 107-kilowatt electric drive motor.

Design of Ford Focus

As you may have picked up on, this compact vehicle is available in both sedan and four-door hatchback body styles. Four main trim levels--S, SE, SEL and Titanium--are available for the 2017 Ford Focus. As indicated above there is also a Ford Focus Electric available. The Focus S model is available as a sedan and comes with 60/40-split folding rear seats, a 4.2-inch central display and Sync voice controls. The SE comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, power rear windows and a front center armrest. The SEL comes with dual-zone automatic climate control, a ten-speaker Sony audio system and multi-color ambient interior lighting. The Titanium model has a rear spoiler, and a Titanium Technology package is available for it. Inside the car you will have up to 13.2 cubic feet available for storing belongings.

How quickly will the base engine let me accelerate with the automatic transmission?

It will let you speed up from zero to sixty in 9 seconds.

Can I get the S model as a sedan?

Yes, you can do that! And the S comes with Sync voice controls, too, if you were curious.

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Anti-lock brakes come standard on the 2017 Ford Focus. Other standard safety features include side curtain airbags, front side airbags, driver knee airbags and stability and traction control. Also standard is Ford’s MyKey system that may be used to set electronic parameters for secondary drivers. You will also find that this car comes with a rearview camera. The available Technology package for the Titanium trim comes with a blind-spot monitoring system that includes a lane departure warning system and rear cross-traffic alert. This car earned five stars for total side-impact protection and five stars for total front-impact protection in government crash testing. Come down to Ames Ford Lincoln when some free time presents itself. We look forward to your visit and discussing your vehicle needs with you! You may even call us first with any questions you may have!

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