2017 Ford Focus RS Review

The Ford Focus RS was launched in 2012, and two years later, the compact car got a facelifted model which appeared at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show. Now the American automobile manufacturer is planning to give the car an overhaul of innovative changes and modifications. The redesigned model, 2017 Ford Focus RS, will join the standard Focus which is one of the best-selling cars in the world.

2017 Ford Focus RS front

2017 Ford Focus RS – Features and Design:

Just by looking at the new car, you will easily know it belongs to the famous Focus series. The typical exterior features of this series will be available in the upcoming Ford Focus Sport. However, the car looks more modern and sleeker with its fine-tuned exterior features. According to photos going round on the web, the front side of 2017 Ford Focus RS seems to have gotten the lion share of the modifications. Expect the Ford’s trapezoidal grille to remain, but be ready to see slimline headlights and a more aggressive front bumper. Major highlights at the rear side include a dual exhaust system and a small spoiler. Recaro sports seats make their way in the interior of 2017 Ford Focus RS. As a driver, expect to sit on an exceptionally comfortable seat behind a user-friendly steering wheel. Top quality materials like aluminum will glaze most components of the cabin. Ambient lighting has been retained, so expect to ride in a well-lit space.

The entire electronics of the new Ford RS will be controlled by a Sync2 system. There will be some notable changes on the dashboard and center console. The infotainment system has been given a bigger display screen and more controls. And we are expecting new technologies such as climate control system, voice-controlled audio system, Bluetooth and Smartphone integration.

Worried about the safety and security of 2017 Ford Focus RS? Well, worry no more because the upcoming car will come with features such as airbags, top-notch braking system, seatbelts, adaptive cruise control and more.

2017 Ford Focus RS Interior

2017 Ford Focus RS – Engine Specifications:

The Ford has hinted at having three engine options for its new Focus RS. One of the engines will be borrowed from Ford Mustang. This is a 2.3-liter 4-Cylinder with a capacity of 350 hp and 350 lb.ft. The other engines include a 2.0-liter TDCi and a 1.5-liter turbocharged 4-Cylinder with capacities of 177 hp & 251 lb.ft and 150 hp & 220 lb.ft respectively.

As for the transmission of 2017 Ford Focus RS, it is most likely that an automatic transmission system will be used to transfer power to all the wheels. The new car is rumored to be more fuel efficient and environment-friendly than its predecessor. We may see fuel consumption figures of around 27 mpg city and 33 mpg highway.

2017 Ford Focus RS rear

2017 Ford Focus RS – Price and Competitions:

The outgoing model is selling at $35,730, so we expect a price of more than this from the new Focus RS. If there will be trim levels, we definitely expect higher prices from them. Concerning the release date, we should see the car on the roads by 2017. So a release date in the last months of 2016 is possible.

The cars that will give Ford a good run for its money concerning its new car include: Honda Civic Coupe, Subaru WRX, Volkswagen Golf GTI, Audi RS3, BMW M3 and Renault Megane RS.

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