Ford a year ago stated that it intends to release a hybrid version of the Focus and now it has introduced two modifications of popular models. Moreover, the new transmission will be available for all touring versions of the car.
Ford Focus was already known to us from other cars mild hybrid powertrain with EcoBoost. It combines a 1.0-liter engine of 125 or 155 HP and the starter-generator in the belt drive BISG, and battery capacity of 48 kW, air-cooled, Auto Informant reports with reference to the press service of the Ford.
The hybrid system reduces fuel consumption to 4.1 litres per 100 kilometers and CO2 emissions amount to 93 g/km. That is, the efficiency of the system, in comparison with the three-cylinder EcoBoost 150 HP with six-speed?? the manual transmission is 17%. This is achieved by the starter-generator, replenishing energy during braking and acceleration of a car which is then used to provide torque during normal driving.
In addition to the new electrified powertrain of the Ford Focus will receive a fully customizable dashboard with 12.3-inch screen with curved edges and a standard modem FordPass Connect. Also the equipment of the model will include wireless charging, SYNC 3 with navigation, adaptive cruise control, front and rear Parking sensors and rear view camera.