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Ford Focus ST:

Can a Focus with 252 horsepower still be a usable vehicle? We debated that ad nauseam all week…after fighting over the keys to this entertaining hot hatchback.


  • Engine Turbocharged 2.0-liter DOHC I-4
  • Power 252 hp @ 5500 rpm
  • Torque 270 lb-ft @ 2500 rpm
  • Transmission 6-speed manual
  • Drive Front-wheel
  • Base Price $24,495
  • As Tested $26,040

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