In our comparative test have found themselves face to face 2014 Ford Focus ST and 2015 Honda Civic. The two most popular models in its class to come in the future refreshed and improved, and you are probably wondering which of these two models is better and why?
And as you’ve already accustomed to from us, the more attention is paid to Honda’s rival model, in this case the 2014 Ford Focus ST. There is still no a lot of relevant information about the 2015 Honda Civic Type R, what in fact we know is that this model will get a new 2.0 liter engine which will be larger than the previous one, and it will have 300 horsepower. The 2014 Focus ST has been designed to appeal to driving enthusiasts the world over.
2014 Focus ST is powered by the 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine, which offers an uncompromising mix of performance and efficiency. The 154-mph performance vehicle achieves a class-leading 32 mpg highway, 23 mpg city and 26 mpg combined with 252 horsepower and 270 lb.-ft. of torque. This fuel economy tops the Mazda 3 and VW Golf GTI with manual transmissions. Driving dynamics are at the heart of the 2014 Focus ST. Innovation and technology combine to create a chassis capable of exceeding the expectations of even the most demanding driving enthusiast, while giving even novice motorists an unforgettable drive.
The exhilarating drive of the new 2014 Ford Focus ST will have customers spending as much time behind the steering wheel as possible. The interior of the core Ford Focus model is already designed with a “cockpit” feel. In the ST variant, that sporty feeling is heightened with everything the driver touches and feels reinforcing that it is unmistakably an ST.
The new Honda Civic Type-R for 2015 is expected to get a mechanical limited slip differential and possibly rear-wheel steering. Honda presented its Precision All-Wheel steer during an event in Japan, a system that increases speed during cornering and turns the rear wheels inwards a little bit while under hard stopping to avoid weaving around.