Ford plans to electrify most of its vehicles, however, whole attention will be on the SUVs and pickup trucks. On the other hand, Ford Focus and Ford Mustang are perhaps the only two passenger-cars that will survive. Electrification is the future and Blue Oval already started to offer hybrid vehicles. The best part is yet to come and the 2020 Ford Focus Hybrid is certain to happen. Not only that, even its RS variant will get a plug-in hybrid version.
Blue Oval carmaker is about to drop up to 13 hybrids in the next two years and Focus will be one of them. This popular car will go on sale in the United States, but also in Europe and Asia. The 2020 Focus will arrive with slight upgrades, but hybrid drivetrain will be the most significant change.
The all-new 2020 Ford Focus Hybrid will arrive with slight changes. It will look the same as the base Focus model. Dimensions are intact, along with the overall shape. However, some exterior upgrades are about to happen. For an instance, this car will look more stylish than before. It will feature a longer wheelbase and the hands-free tailgate will be a new optional feature. Whatsoever, Focus Hybrid will get a new suspension and the car will deploy a modular platform.
2020 Ford Focus Hybrid Interior Changes
From the inside, we can expect more upgrades. The 2020 Ford Focus Hybrid will offer room for five and thanks to a longer wheelbase there will be slightly more interior room. Folding the rear seats will open up to 58 cubic feet of space, just like on the current Focus model. The interior comes with plenty of latest technologies and systems.
That includes FordPass Connect, Ford Alexa, Wi-Fi hotspot, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Of course, most of these features are optional. Ford Sync3 system will be updated and this car will offer a remote door unlocking system. Comfort will remain the same and the leather seats will be optional.
Ford will offer numerous drivetrain choices. Everything starts with the smaller 1.0-liter EcoBoost unit that provides incredible mileage numbers. Focus will also offer a 2.0-liter engine, along with the 2.0-liter EcoBoost and 2.3-liter EcoBoost engines. The last two engines are available on ST and RS variants.
The 2020 Ford Focus Hybrid will arrive with the 48V battery pack and an electric motor that will add an additional 60 horsepower. Knowing that Focus Hybrid will deliver astonishing mileage and over 200 hp. On the other hand, Focus RS Hybrid will generate over 400 horsepower thanks to the same hybrid system and stronger drivetrain.
2020 Ford Focus Hybrid Price and Release Date
Standard Focus model starts at around $20,000. There will be numerous trim levels and the RS variant will cost $40,000. Now, the 2020 Ford Focus Hybrid will cost about an additional $5,000 or slightly more. Hybrid variant will arrive probably a couple of months after the regular model, which means in the first half of 2020.