Despite being around since 1998, it’s had numerous updates and it’s not hard to see why everyone falls in love with the Focus. Not only does it look fantastic, but it’s a thrilling drive that is comfortable, safe and stylish and doesn’t compromise on space or value either.
If you’re after a good looking car that looks sharp and will suit all your needs then this could be the one for you. Best of all, you can grab yourself a new Ford Focus with a low deposit and free insurance, discounted insurance or cashback.
With its clean, sleek and sculpted lines, this is a head-turning car. The recent updates have seen improvements to the rear lights and spoiler as well as a new grille - all of which bring it bang up to date.
There’s no doubt about it, this hatchback is one cool car to drive. With its agile handling, firm grip and light steering the Focus is effortless to drive giving you a thrilling ride whether you’re nipping to the shops in town or for longer road trips out on the motorway.
Not only did the Focus score a maximum five out of five stars for safety with Euro NCAP crash test rating, but it was the only car to win four Advanced Safety Awards from NCAP too. All models get six airbags and ESP as standard. It’s well worth paying extra for the Driver Assistance Pack which will give you collision city braking, lane keeping assistance, traffic sign recognition, auto lights and wipers, as well as a driver alertness monitor.
The inside of the Ford Focus is sophisticated and just as appealing as the outside. The dashboard is clean and minimalistic with easy to use and easy to read buttons and displays. The kit is pretty decent on a Focus too. Bluetooth, DAB radio, USB, CD player and air conditioning is standard across the range as well as six speakers – a great option if you love to have your tunes thumping.
On the whole, the Focus tends to be exceptionally well priced against some of its close rivals. And because Ford has built the Focus to be lighter than before, it’s cheaper to run. Aside from the very sporty models, most of the other versions emit less than 140g/km of CO2 and on the 1.0 litre three cylinder petrol engine this will give you 65.7mpg.
Insurance wise the Focus starts in group 11 which isn’t bad at all considering the size of the car. Premium models however can go up to group 40.
What is a guarantor?
A guarantor is someone who formally guarantees to pay the finance if the young driver is unable to make the repayments. Before agreeing to become a guarantor for young driver, it is important you check that you would be able to afford the repayments (if they fail to pay the finance instalments), as non-payment pay could affect both yours, and their, credit score and result in repossession of the car.
How does the insurance work?
We offer you a personalised quote based on your age and postcode and the majority of our customers really do get free insurance. We know it's a big outlay buying and insuring your first car. We developed this offer to help ease the pain during what's probably going to be your most expensive year of car insurance – whilst you build up that first year's all important no claims bonus. Our insurance is underwritten by Highway Insurance (part of the Liverpool Victoria Group)
How long until I get my new car?
Good question. It depends on the car you're after and how far you want to go customising it! If you want your car delivered ASAP give us a call on 0333 358 3441 to find out what's available now. If you've got your heart set on a certain colour or upgrade the car may have to be made to order. Whatever your circumstances, our friendly team can talk you through timescales for the different options – and we'll keep you posted on progress until it's delivered.
What is the benefit of adding a guarantor to my finance application?
If you're aged under 21, you're unlikely to have built up much credit history, so approval will be based on your personal circumstances. Having a guarantor increases your chance of being approved - thus allowing you to start building up your credit score.
What happens after the first year?
We'll send you a renewal price, but you don't have to take it and if you can find a more suitable policy somewhere else you can move your insurance (we'll miss you though!)
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