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2007-02-02 11:29
The Ford Focus stable makes room for another member as an entry-level derivative has been added to the range.

Ford says that tis new five-door 1.6 Ambiente is aimed at first time buyers and fleet owners.

The suggested retail for the new Focus 1.6 Ambiente 5-door is R153 660.

Under the bonnet of is a 1.6-litre four-cylinder DOHC 16-valve engine, matched with a five-speed manual gearbox and hydraulic power assisted steering.

The engine delivers 77 kW of power at 6 000 r/min and 145 Nm of torque at 4 000 r/min.

According to Ford fuel consumption is 9.6 litres per 100 km in town, 5.8 litres out of town, and 7.2 litres on a combined cycle.


  • Colour-coded bumpers
  • Radio/CD front loader
  • Height and reach adjustable steering wheel
  • ABS brakes with EBD
  • Dual front airbags
  • immobiliser and an alarm.

    The Focus also comes with a five-year/60 000km FordProtect maintenance plan.

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