Ford Focus and Fiesta will be soft hybrids

Ford Focus and Fiesta will be soft hybrids

May 14, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

After Puma, Ford Fiesta and Focus received Eco-boost engines with soft hybrid technology.

The Fiesta hatchback, as well as its younger brother-crossover Puma, will have a 1.0 Ecoboost with a capacity of 125 hp, equipped with soft hybrid technology. It is worth noting that the MHEV option is available only with a 6-speed manual gearbox and is offered at a cost of 22,450 euros to 26,650 euros.

The three-cylinder unit is connected to the starter. The energy that is released during braking is stored in a small lithium-ion battery and is used, for example, during acceleration, which reduces consumption. The system itself is able to decide whether to unload the gasoline engine by “replacing” the torque to 50 Nm with electricity, or to add additional torque to 20 Nm. The 155-horsepower variation 1.0 Ecoboost also comes with the soft hybrid technology we know from Puma.

Like its younger brother Fiesta, the Ford Focus will also be equipped with Ecoboost units with soft hybrid technology. In addition to the power plant 1.0 Ecoboost with a return of 125 hp. Focus gets the MHEV versions of the hatchback and station wagon with the well-known 155-horsepower 1.0 Ecoboost from Puma. This motor is in all cases connected to a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Hatchback base price tag with Ecoboost 1.0 with 125 hp with soft hybrid technology is located in the region of 27,075 euros. As with the hatchback, the station wagon can also be bought in many versions in combination with new engines.