Performance-oriented hatchback cars can strike the perfect balance between practicality and fun. The 2017 Ford Focus ST in Jacksonville NC provides impressive performance paired with a hatchback body style that optimizes interior storage space. The Focus ST is a great car for anyone searching for a car that will add an extra degree of fun to their daily commute.
Powering the 2017 Ford Focus ST is a 2.0-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder engine. This engine produces 252 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. The power is sent to the wheels via a six-speed manual transmission. The combination is able to earn fuel economy ratings that check in at 22 miles per gallon in the city and 30 miles per gallon on the highways.
The 2017 Ford Focus ST comes equipped with a variety of features designed to maximize comfort, safety and performance. Standard features on the Focus ST include 18-inch alloy wheels with summer tires, performance brakes, an electronic limited-slip differential, LED daytime running lights, leather-wrapped steering wheel, a rearview camera, Bluetooth, USB and auxiliary connectivity and sport seats.
Several features are also available that are designed to add to the safety of the Focus ST. The car offers a rearview camera, the Ford MyKey system and automatic crash notifications.
The Focus ST can be equipped with an available ST2 package that adds xenon headlights, a sunroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, cloth and leather upholstery, Recaro front sports seats, the SYNC 3 infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and a 10-speaker Sony sound system with HD and satellite radio.
One of the benefits of a compact hatchback is the added storage space this body style provides. Behind the rear seats, the car offers 23.8 cubic feet of storage space. Folding the seats down increases this number to 43.9 cubic feet.