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Performance and Efficiency

Designed and built to be a performance car you can enjoy every day, the new Focus ST is powered by a 2.0-litre 250PS EcoBoost petrol engine, or new 2.0-litre, 185PS TDCi. Both provide an uncompromising mix of performance and efficiency. So you can enjoy affordable running costs while you’re busy enjoying ST levels of power and performance.

Features shown on this page may only be available on selected models. Where available, these features may be optional extras at additional cost. For more info, download price list to view current UK specifications.

Experience EcoBoost

Experience EcoBoost

Turbocharging, twin-independent variable cam timing technology, high-pressure direct fuel injection: the 2.0-litre, 250PS EcoBoost petrol engine utilises them all to deliver (in the 5-door model) a 0-62mph, time of just 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 154 mph (limited). This lightweight aluminium engine is ultra-responsive and exceptionally efficient: providing swift acceleration through the gears and maximum torque available from just 2000 RPM.

Diesel power

The 2.0-litre, 185PS TDCi engine can propel your Focus ST 5-door from 0-100 km/h in 8.1 seconds and onward to a top speed of 217 km/h (limited). Peak power is developed at 3,500 rpm and 400 Nm of torque is available from 2,000- 2,750 rpm. This torque output enables impressive in-gear acceleration and strong performance at low rpm. In 6th gear, you can accelerate from 80-120 km/h (50-75 mph) in just 9.7 seconds.

Diesel power

Use less fuel with Auto-Start-Stop

When you stop at traffic lights or your vehicle is idling in a queue, this technology can automatically switch off the engine (while still supplying power to essentials like the headlights, air-conditioning, radio and the Ford SYNC system). When you're ready to move, just depress the clutch and select first gear as usual, or press the accelerator on an automatic, and the system restarts. Auto-Start-Stop is particularly effective in town and city streets, where it can cut fuel consumption by up to 10% (urban cycle).

Helping you drive more efficiently

The innovative Ford Eco Mode system continually assesses the effects of your driving behaviour on your fuel consumption. The system analyses your speed, gear shifting, braking and anticipation levels, plus the number of short and long journeys you make.

Ford Focus ST close-up on Ford EcoMode
Ford Focus ST battery

Re-charge your battery more efficiently

Unlike traditional systems, Smart Regenerative Charging only charges the battery when it needs it and, whenever possible, avoids doing so when you’re pressing the accelerator. This can help save even more fuel and further reduce emissions.

More fuel-efficient gear changes

A Shift Indicator light on the instrument panel tells you when to change gear for maximum fuel efficiency. It’s a simple but effective way to help make every journey more economical.

Ford Focus ST close-up on tachometer with gear shift indicator
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