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AA Cars works closely with thousands of UK used car dealers to bring you one of the largest selections of Ford Focus cars on the market. You can also browse Ford dealers to find a second hand car close to you today.
Since its launch in 1998, the Ford Focus has been the C-Segment's class leader. Many have tried to compete with the high level technology, kinetic design and ergonomic features that the Ford Focus boasts, but none have come close. From comfort to sporty, hatch, saloon or estate, the Focus provides high quality motoring at a value-for-money price that leaves little doubt why the Ford Focus is the top of the tree.
£14,000 - £26,200
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26.2 - 74.3
99 - 237
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Ford Focus Back to top
It's hard to believe that it's nearly 15 years since the Ford Focus first rolled off the forecourt in the UK - and this versatile family car is still going strong.
The first Focus made an instant impact when it was launched in 1998 as it raised the bar for hatchbacks and much of its longevity is due to a combination of low running costs and the excellent value for money it provides.
Factor in responsive handling, fuel efficiency and an industry-leading safety record and it's easy to see why it's such a popular choice with motorists of all ages.
Why buy a Focus? Back to top
The Ford Focus range is strong across the board.
Ford prides itself on the sturdiness of its Focus models that shows out on the road. Most models have excellent fuel economy - ranging from 26mpg to over 74mpg - and drive with real purpose, so it's an all-round family car that will A to B and right through to Z with no problems, especially with the larger diesel engines.
The only problem with brand new Focus' is that they depreciate in value quite quickly, but this should work in your favour when you're buying a used model.
An impressive range of features is available across the entire Focus range, with the ST-3 packing the most bang for your buck into its comfortable interior.
The Ford Focus is one of those family cars that give you comfort, reliability and modern style without burning a hole in your pocket. Its affordability and expert engineering means that you get a sturdy and well-built car for a great price, whichever model you might choose.
The ST-3 at the top of the range has extra added comfort with heated seats in the front of the car, but the fact that that feature is missing from other models doesn't mean that you lose comfort in any way. Honestly, the Ford Focus is spacious and comfortable throughout the entire range.
It's one of the most affordable cars on the market, not just in terms of the initial purchase, but also in terms of what it costs to run it. Most models offer good fuel economy and maintenance and repair costs are normally rather reasonable.
Old Focus' tend to feel a little roomier on the inside and in the boot, but the sloping roof design on the new model seems to lessen that feel. It's still very comfortable and not cramped in the slightest, so it's perfect in terms of practicality.
Safety is paramount and the Focus always scores well in the Euro NCAP crash tests, with the Ford Focus 1.6 TDCI 'Trend' earning five stars in the 2012 Euro NCAP crash tests.
Focus updates Back to top
Here's a brief overview of the history of the Ford Focus, from its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in the late 1990s to modern day.
Which Focus should I buy? Back to top
The Ford Focus range has been going strong for well over a decade and there are many different models to choose from in the used car market. Here we look at the key features that the various models offer to motorists.
Air conditioning, USB connectivity, 16" alloy wheels, Ford Easy Fuel with capless refuelling that means it's impossible to put the wrong fuel in the car, electric door mirrors with side turn indicators, front side and curtain airbags, ABS and ESP, Torque Vectoring Control, radio/CD player, Isofix child safety seat attachments.
Air conditioning, Thatcham category 1 alarm, Trip/fuel computer, 16" design steel wheels, radio/CD player, Ford Easy Fuel capless refuelling, front side and curtain airbags, Isofix child safety seat attachments, electric door mirrors, remote central locking.
Quickclear windshield, front fog lamps, DAB radio/CD player, 16" alloy wheels, heated door mirrors, sport-style front seats, leather-trimmed steering wheel, Bluetooth, voice control and USB connection, Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance.
Engine start/stop button, dual-zone electronic air temperature control, DAB audio system, Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance, cruise control, rain-sensing windscreen wipers, Bluetooth, voice control and USB connection, interior ambient lighting, automatic headlamp control, auto-dimming rear view mirror, rear lamps with LED technology.
Engine start/stop button, full-body styling kit, 17" alloy wheels, quickclear windshield, front fog lamps, DAB radio/CD player, Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance, Bluetooth, voice control and USB connection, sport-style front seats, sports suspension, heated door mirrors.
Engine start/stop button, Front fog lamps, DAB radio/CD player, 18" alloy wheels, Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance, Bluetooth, voice control and USB connection, ST suspension, premium centre console.
Engine start/stop button, quickclear windscreen, dual zone electronic air temperature control, Rain sensing windscreen wipers, 18" alloy wheels, ST suspension, premium centre console, DAB radio/CD player, Bluetooth, voice control and USB connection, Ford SYNC with Emergency Assistance.
Engine start/stop button, keyless entry, rear parking sensors, dual zone electronic air temperature control, rain sensing windscreen wipers, DAB Radio/CD player, 18" alloy wheels, heated front seats, ST suspension, premium centre console, quickclear windscreen.