2012 Focus is loaded with sophistication
The sleek 2012 Ford Focus may be the most sophisticated small car ever sold in America. It's also the latest validation of Ford's plan to offer advanced features and technology in mainstream models that regular folks can afford to buy and run.
Focus prices start at $16,500. That's the heart of the compact segment, squared off against models like the Chevrolet Cruze, Honda Civic, Nissan Sentra and Toyota Corolla. Only the Hyundai Elantra -- which the Focus narrowly edged out for Free Press Car of the Year -- beats the Focus' combination of price and advanced features.
No car in the segment equals Ford's Sync system for voice-recognition, hands-free calling and more. Ford made some missteps with the controls in its other vehicles this year, but the Focus' system remains blissfully straightforward and easy to use.
The Focus' dual-clutch automatic transmission has received some criticism, but I think the problem is that Ford neglected to explain to owners that it can feel a little different from the automatic transmissions they're used to. For my money, it more than makes up for its differences with responsive performance and EPA fuel economy ratings of 29 m.p.g. in the city, 38 on the highway and 31 in combined driving.
The Focus' sporty handling, quiet ride, and roomy and practical hatchback model add to its standing as an exceptionally refined, advanced and enjoyable car.
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