The Ford Focus car lease range has been boosted with electrified powertrains and improved connectivity.
The mid-sized family car has also had some exterior design tweaks and the addition of driver assistance technologies.
Ford says that the revamp will make the Focus a more rewarding car to drive.
They say that their ‘human centric’ philosophy sees each variant receiving unique styling elements to express their own personalities.
There’s even an expanded Vignale pack, which is the firm’s range topper, offering exclusive design features and more luxury touches.
Contract hire Ford Focus
The contract hire Ford Focus also debuts the firm’s next-generation Sync 4 technology.
This enables connected voice control and cloud-connected navigation.
There’s a new 13.2-inch screen that has an intuitive interface and is, Ford says, the largest in its segment.
The system also enjoys wireless software updates to boost functionality.
Equipment added to the Focus lease
The advanced driving assistance equipment that Ford has added to the Focus lease includes blind spot assistance for the first time.
This offering will apply counter-steering to alert the driver and discourage lane changing if it detects a potential collision.
There’s also an automatic gearbox option for available for the EcoBoost hybrid 48-volt mild-hybrid Focus.
This offers drivers up to 155 PS and the dual-clutch, seven-speed Powershift automatic will make the driving experience less demanding, particularly in stop-start traffic and when driving around town.
Fuel economy is 48 mpg, with emissions of 119g/km which makes this a car for company car drivers to consider.
Ford says that its Powershift transmission is smooth and seamless and is a less-demanding two-peddle experience for the driver.
A new wet zone that has been added
The Ford Focus estate gets a slightly larger boot of 1,653 litres to offer more practicality, and there’s a new wet zone that has been added in a bid to meet customer demand.
Ford Performance has also created a new Focus ST with a new alloy wheel design and sporty exterior.
Drivers also get to enjoy performance seats that have been developed in-house and there’s the firm’s high-performance petrol EcoBoost powertrain for the ST and a choice of estate or five-door body styles.
While the Ford Focus car lease range has been a popular choice for years now, there are more competitors in its segment, but the refresh certainly makes it an interesting contract hire choice.