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    With a quiet, comfortable ride, tons of high-tech options and features, sporty handling and the choice between either hatchback or sedan versions and four trim levels (plus an electric option), the 2017 Ford Focus is a hard one to beat for anyone looking for a stylish, compact car that offers upscale features and a sporty style. Starting at just $16,775 MSRP, the 2017 Focus offers more than you might expect from a budget-friendly car. If you're considering a 2017 Ford Focus as your next purchase, check out the following questions to learn more and see if this is the right car for your needs. 

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    What engine options are available on the 2017 Ford Focus?

    Engine options include the standard 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine paired with either a manual or automatic transmission. An optional turbocharged EcoBoost 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine is available on the SE sedan for slightly better fuel economy. In addition, the 2017 Ford Focus is available in an electric version with a 107-kilowatt electric drive motor.

    Is the 2017 Ford Focus Electric available as a sedan?

    For 2017, the electric version of the Ford Focus is only available as a hatchback. For sedan lovers that want to save on fuel, an optional turbocharged EcoBoost 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine is available. 

    What is the EPA estimated fuel economy for the 2017 Ford Focus?

    The fuel economy for the 2017 Ford Focus is expected to mimic that of last year's model, at an impressive 31 mpg combined for the manual and 29 mpg combined for the manual transmission. However, many drivers and reviewers have noted slightly higher mpg than the EPA estimated.

    What safety ratings did the 2017 Ford Focus receive?

    The 2017 Ford Focus earned an overall rating of five stars in government crash tests, and the highest rating of "Good" in most crash tests by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety (IIHS). 

    What packages are available on the 2017 Ford Focus?

    Several packages are available to help customize your 2017 Ford Focus to your needs, including the SE EcoBoost Appearance package and a Cold Weather package. Other options may also be available. Talk to your local dealership for more information on available options and packages on the model you choose. 

    What kind of performance does the 2017 Ford Focus offer?

    The 2017 Ford Focus gets average to slightly below-average performance with the automatic transmission, and above-average performance with the manual transmission. However, for daily drivers and commuters, the 2017 focus offers plenty of power and performance and easily gets up to highway speeds in roughly nine seconds. 

    What features come standard on the 2017 Ford Focus?

    The base model (S Sedan) comes standard with several high-end features, including automatic headlights, keyless entry, air conditioning, hill start assist, rearview camera, 4.2-inch central display, power windows (front only), Sync voice controls and more. 

    Is leather seating available?

    Leather upholstery is available as standard on the Titanium trim and is an option on the 2017 Ford Focus Electric.