Frankfurt Auto Show: Ford Focus ECOnetic
The new model is available with a new optional Ford Auto-Start-Stop system, previewed on the Ford iosis MAX Concept at the 2009 Geneva Motor Show, and it also has Smart Regenerative Charging and Low Tension FEAD (Front End Accessory Drive).
"To achieve these impressive figures, we combined the proven approach of the original Focus ECOnetic model with even more detail improvements and all-new technologies," said Dr. Thilo Seibert, Manager CO2 Technologies for Ford of Europe.
"The new Focus ECOnetic is particularly significant as it paves the way for some of these technologies to be implemented into our core vehicle series in the near future," he added.
The powerplant on the new Ford Focus ECOnetic is a 109 HP (80kW) 1.6-liter Duratorq TDCi engine with standard coated Diesel Particulate Filter (cDPF).
The average carbon dioxide emissions figures for the Auto-Start-Stop equipped cars are as low as 99g/km, with a combined fuel economy of 74.2 mpg and 104g/km for the standard Focus ECOnetic. According to Ford, even without Ford Auto-Start-Stop, average CO2 emissions are a low 104g/km and target average fuel consumption is 70.6 mpg.
The new 2010 Focus ECOnetic with Auto-Start-Stop will be available as a five-door model only in selected European markets from the first quarter of 2010.
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