Ford Focus EcoBoost Hybrid promises significantly better fuel economy

Ford has officially announced the unveiling of the electrified Ford Focus in Europe. It has also announced an electrified EcoBoost Hybrid powertrain for the Focus. Hybrid powertrain uses a 48-volt mild hybrid system to improve fuel efficiency and incorporates cylinder deactivation technology.

Ford expects the mild hybrid powertrain to deliver 17% better fuel economy than versions of the car without the hybrid technology. Ford’s EcoBoost Hybrid electrified powertrain has a 1.0-liter engine that delivers 155 PS and 93 g/km CO2 emissions. The 17% improved fuel economy is compared to the outgoing 1.5-liter EcoBoost used in the Focus.

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