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Ford's new mom's taxi

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The new Ford Focus is the product of Ford Motor Company?s Global Shared Technologies initiative.

Sharing elements of its underlying architecture with the Focus C-MAX, the Volvo S40/V50 and the Mazda3, the Focus range benefits from shared engineering efficiencies while retaining its unique character and driving quality.

The new Focus estate shares its design cues with that of its hatch sibling. This wagon's load space is 475 litres and can be increased to 1 580 litres with the rear seats folded down.

The estate version has the same engine range as that of the hatchbacks, which includes 1.4, 1.6, 1.8 and 2-litre petrol units. The car is also available with a 1.6 and 2-litre turbo diesel engines.

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