Intro: When the Ford Focus was introduced in 2000, it gave America a true competitor in the global compact car market. The Focus is in the fourth year of its second generation, offering a bold design, a modern interior, European-style driving dynamics and good fuel economy.
Features: The Focus is offered in sedan and coupe models. Standard equipment includes halogen headlamps, 60/40 folding split rear seats, and 4-speaker AM/FM/CD player with input jack and speed sensitive volume.
Performance: The Focus is powered by a 2-liter inline-4 sending 140 horsepower to the front wheels through either a 4-speed automatic or 5-speed manual transmission.
Fuel Economy: Fuel economy for the Focus is as follows:
Pricing/Warranty: Base MSRP for the 2011 Ford Focus is $16,640. A range-topping SEL model starts at $19,670. The Focus is backed by a 5-year, 60,000-mile power train warranty.
Summary: With sporty styling, impressive gas mileage, and a choice of two sharp body styles, the 2011 Ford Focus makes its case as a contender in the global compact car market.