Merchants Auto Reviews 2017 Ford Focus

February 1st, 2019 by

One of Ford’s most successful sedan and hatchback vehicles over the past decade is the Ford Focus. The 2017 Ford Focus was no different, becoming a quick customer favorite with it’s 7 different trim levels across the sedan and hatch platforms. Let’s take a closer look at each trim level to see which is the best fit for you.


The base level on the  2017 Ford Focus is known as the S trim and it is only available on the sedan models. For this level, you will get the basic features that the other trim levels will build off of. You will get the fuel efficient 2.0L motor and the base equipment features. These features include cloth seats, back up camera, smart device integration, automatic headlights, and an adjustable steering wheel.


The next trim level is going to be the SE and it is offered on sedan and hatch model Ford Focuses. The SE sports a 1.0L turbocharged engine to give you a fuel efficient 34 MPG on average. This trim level will keep all of the same great features as the S trim level but will have upgraded wheel choices to choose from.


The SEL trim level is also offered in the sedan and hatch platforms and includes the 2.0L engine found on the S model. This trim level is where you are going to see some good upgrades to the car. In addition to the base features, you will get multi-zone a/c cruise control, a security system, a premium sound system, steering wheel audio controls, HD radio, and fog lights.


The last trim level offered in both sedan and hatch is going to be the Titanium trim level. This level features the 2.0L engine with an auto-shift manual transmission. In addition to the options found on previous trim levels, you will also get keyless start, heated steering wheel, remote start, and a rear parking aid. This is going to be the most luxurious and feature-packed sedan available in the 2017 Focus lineup.


The popular Focus ST is only offered in the hatchback version of the 2017 Ford Focus and offers plenty of great features to make this a great choice for just about anyone. In addition to the 2.0 motor, you will get all of the same features found on the titanium trim level, but with the addition of a leather steering wheel and different wheel options.


If you are wanting to go green, the Electric trim level is going to be the way to go. The 2017 Ford Focus electric is a fully electric motor vehicle with a range of 107 miles per charge on average. This trim level has the same features as the titanium package but will see an upgrade to the headlight in the form of HID lighting.


For those who are wanting a performance fueled Ford Focus, the 2017 Ford Focus RS is going to be the vehicle for you. Built with performance in mind, the great features start off with a 350 horsepower 2.3L engine. This is then paired with all of the available options from previous trim levels with the addition of unique leather seats and a performance suspension and exterior styling.