2016 Ford Focus Overview
The 2016 Ford Focus is available in both sedan and hatchback models. The base S model features a starting MSRP of $17,225, but consumers can also opt for the extra fuel-efficient Electric model or powerful RS trim level. The Ford Focus competes in the same segment as the Honda Civic, Mazda 3, and Kia Forte.
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What’s New for the 2016 Ford Focus?
The new Focus comes with a refreshed exterior design that is more aggressive and sportier than ever before. This model year also comes with a range of available driver assist and entertainment technologies.
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2016 Ford Focus Exterior
This model comes standard with a black grille and chrome exterior trim, black power mirrors, rocker moldings, and active grille shutters. Quad-beam halogen headlamps increase visibility, and variable intermittent wipers help in bad weather. Available features include LED lighting, spoiler, dual bright exhaust tips, alloy wheels, and Ford performance badging.
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Exterior available on the 2016 Ford Focus S (Sedan Only)
- Variable Intermittent front wipers; Black grille with chrome trim; Black, manual fold, power mirrors; Black rocker moldings, Integrated blind spot monitors, Quad-beam halogen headlamps; Rear window defroster; Easy Fuel®; MacPherson strut independent front suspension; Control Blade® independent rear suspension with stabilizer bar; Active Grille Shutters; 15-inch steel wheels with Silver-painted covers
Exterior available on the 2016 Ford Focus SE (Sedan or Hatchback)
- Adds to or replaces features on S: 16-inch Painted Aluminum wheels, Automatic quad-beam halogen headlamps, Body-color door handles, Automatic quad-beam halogen headlamps, Rear windshield wiper (standard on hatchback), Rear spoiler (standard on hatchback and optional on sedan), Body-color power mirrors with integrated spotter mirrors and turn signal indicators, 16-inch painted aluminum wheels
Exterior available on the 2016 Ford Focus Titanium (Sedan or Hatchback)
- Adds to or replaces features on SE: Heated Mirrors, Silver upper grille, Chrome headlamp surrounds, Fog lamps with chrome trim, Rear windshield wiper (hatchback only), Rear spoiler, Chrome beltline molding, Security approach lamps, LED Signature Lighting, 17-inch aluminum wheels, Anti-theft perimeter alarm
Exterior available on the 2016 Ford Focus ST (Hatchback Only)
- Adds to or replaces features on Titanium: Unique ST front grille, Unique body-color rocker moldings, Unique ST fog lamps, Chrome headlamp surrounds delete, Rear windshield wiper, Chrome beltline molding delete, High-mounted liftgate spoiler, ST Racing Stripes (black and red), MacPherson strut independent front sport-tuned suspension, Exhaust with bright-tipped dual center exit, Chin spoiler, Unique 18-inch machined painted aluminum wheels with Black painted pockets and Red brake calipers and Y-rated summer tires
Exterior available on the 2016 Ford Focus Electric (Hatchback Only)
- Adds to or replaces features on ST: Heated Mirrors, Unique one-piece grille, 120V convenience charge cord, Piano black with chrome accents, Black rocker moldings, HID automatic headlamps with LED signature lighting and cornering functionality, LED taillamp accents, Rear spoiler, Exclusive LED Illuminated external charge port ring, Reverse Sensing System, MacPherson strut independent front suspension, Unique 17-inch 15-spoke aluminum wheels, Tire mobility kit
Exterior available on the 2016 Ford Focus RS (Hatchback Only)
- Adds to or replaces features on Electric: Ford Performance All-Wheel Drive with Dynamic Torque Vectoring, Unique RS Driver Selectable Sport Suspension, Optional Heated Mirrors, Unique body color rocker moldings, LED taillamp accents delete, Power body-color mirrors, Unique RS front fascia and grille, Unique RS fog lamps, Unique RS rear spoiler, Chin spoiler, Unique RS Front & Rear Disc Brakes with painted calipers with Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Unique RS Sport Exhaust with Dual Bright Tips, High-Mounted RS Rear Spoiler with RS logo, 19-inch Premium Painted Alloy Wheels
2016 Ford Focus Performance
Under the hood is a standard 2.0-liter Ti-VCT GDI engine with flex fuel capabilities paired with a five-speed manual transmission. Owners can opt for a six-speed PowerShift transmission, as well as a 1.0-liter or 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine with start/stop technology. The Focus Electric trim has a 107 kW electric motor and liquid-cooled battery system. The 2016 Ford Focus RS hatchback boasts an impressive 350 hp and 350 lb-ft of torque.
2016 Ford Focus Efficiency
The standard powertrain saves you big on fuel costs with up to 36 highway mpg, though Focus Electric owners get a whopping 110 city MPGe. Thanks to a lightweight body and sophisticated engineering, this model saves fuel and has fewer emissions than ever before.
2016 Ford Focus Interior
The Focus comes with a comfortable interior, featuring air filtration, power equipment, 12-volt outlets, and cloth seating. Available features range from leather and aluminum trim to sporty stitching and advanced entertainment options like MyFord with apps, Sony audio, SYNC 3, and Sirius XM among other features.
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Interior available on the 2016 Ford Focus S (Sedan Only)
- Air filtration system, Full-floor center console, Cup holders, Rear coat hooks, Power door locks, Dome lamps, Front door storage bins, Tilt and telescoping steering wheel, Sun visors, Power front windows with driver one-touch down and manual rear windows, Front 12V powerpoint, first row floor mats, Cloth seats with six-way manual passenger seat, Manual climate control, Two USB ports, SYNC® voice-activated Communications and Entertainment System, Rear view camera, MyKey®, Steering wheel redundant audio controls, Driver Configurable 4.2-inch Color LCD Display Cluster, AM/FM single-disc CD/MP3 player, Four speakers, Audio input jack, Speed-sensitive volume control
Interior available on the 2016 Ford Focus SE (Sedan or Hatchback)
- Adds to or replaces features on S: Rear-seat heat ducts, Sun visors with illuminated mirrors, Power front and rear windows with driver one-touch-down, Rear 12V powerpoint, Floor console armrest, Overhead console (standard on hatchback and optional on sedan), Second row floor mats, Illuminated entry, Map pockets behind driver and front-passenger seats, Removable rear package tray (Standard in hatchback), Optional power moonroof, 4-way adjustable first row head restraints, Cruise Control, Message center with trip computer, Six speakers, SYNC® voice-activated Communications and Entertainment System
Interior available on the 2016 Ford Focus Titanium (Sedan or Hatchback)
- Adds to or replaces features on SE: Dual-zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Power front and rear windows with all windows one-touch up and down, Overhead console, Removable rear package tray (hatchback only), Rear armrest with storage, Leather-wrapped shift knob, Leather-trimmed front bucket seats with eight-way power driver’s seat with power lumbar, Heated front seats, Intelligent Access with push-button start, Remote Start, SYNC® 3 – Enhanced Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System, Audio system from Sony® Audio system with 10 speakers including subwoofer, HD Radio™, SiriusXM Satellite Radio
Interior available on the 2016 Ford Focus ST (Hatchback Only)
- Adds to or replaces features on Titanium: Manual climate control, Leather-wrapped steering wheel delete, Optional overhead console, Unique Front and Rear Carpet Floor Mats, Removable rear package tray, First-row map with theatre dimming and reading lights, Card Ticket Holder, Unique instrument panel finish, Unique ST scuff-plates, Aluminum pedals and shifter, Unique Leather-wrapped and alloy gear shift knob, Cloth front bucket seats with six-way manual driver’s seat and four-way manual passenger seat featuring embroidered front ST logo, Optional full-leather RECARO® heated front bucket seats with ST logo and four-way front adjustable head restraints, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, Analog mini cluster gauges including turbo boost pressure, Remote Start delete, SYNC® voice-activated Communications and Entertainment System, AM/FM single-disc CD player, MP3 capable with six speakers, audio input jack and speed-sensitive volume control, HD Radio™ delete, SiriusXM Satellite Radio delete
Interior available on the 2016 Ford Focus Electric (Hatchback Only)
- Adds to or replaces features on ST: Dual-zone Electronic Automatic Temperature Control, Leather-wrapped steering wheel, Overhead console, Floor mats, Rear armrest with storage, Leather-wrapped shift knob, Card Ticket Holder delete, Aluminum pedals and shifter delete, Remote Cabin Preconditioning, Eco-conscious cloth seats, Heated front seats, 60/40 split-folding rear seat with 2-way adjustable head restraints, Brake Coach, Smart Gauge® with EcoGuide instrument cluster, Unique instrument panel finish delete, SYNC® 3 – Enhanced Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System, Driver Configurable two 4.2-inch Color LCD Display Unique EV Cluster, Regenerative Braking System, MyFord® Mobile App and Website, Audio system from Sony® Audio system with nine speakers, HD Radio™, SYNC®3 with unique EV content, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, 6.6 kW Onboard Charger
Interior available on the 2016 Ford Focus RS (Hatchback Only)
- Adds to or replaces features on Electric:Rear armrest with storage delete, Leather-wrapped shift knob delete, Aluminum pedals and shifter, Unique RS Leather-wrapped steering wheel with sport style design and blue stitching, Unique RS Scuff Plates, Unique RS Leather & Alloy Gear Shift Knob, Heated front seats delete, 60/40 split-folding rear seat, Partial Leather RECARO® with RS Logo seat, Brake Coach delete, Analog mini cluster gauges including turbo boost pressure, Unique instrument panel finish, SYNC® 3 – Enhanced Voice Recognition Communications and Entertainment System, MyFord® Mobile App and Website delete, SYNC® voice-activated Communications and Entertainment System delete, Audio system from Sony® Audio system with 10 speakers including subwoofer
2016 Ford Focus Safety
Safety is unparalleled in this model, with standard ABS, electronic brake assist, power-steering assist, advanced airbags, belt-minder, personal safety system, and AdvancedTrac for increased handling. You can rest at ease behind the wheel of the new Focus.
Standard Safety Features
- Anti-Lock Braking System
- Electronic Brake Assist
- Electric power-assisted steering (EPAS)
- Dual-stage front airbags
- Front-seat side-impact airbags
- Safety Canopy® side-curtain airbags (first and second row)
- Belt-Minder® front safety belt reminder
- Three-point safety belts at all seating positions
- Personal Safety System™
- Child safety door locks
- LATCH, Lower Anchors and Tether Anchors for Child safety seats
- AdvanceTrac® electronic stability control
- Driver’s knee airbag