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Ford shows off 67-mpg Focus Econetic ahead of Amsterdam debut

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Apr 6th, 2011 at 2:00PM

Ford Focus Econetic – Click above for high-res image gallery We may have the 40-mile-per-gallon SFE trim on the 2012 Ford Focus here in the States, but European eco-warriors will soon be able to sink their teeth into the new Focus Econetic, designed purely with efficiency in mind. Ford claims that the Focus Econetic can achieve up to 80 mpg on the European testing cycle, or about 67 mpg here in the U.S. Ford's road to super-efficiency starts with the automaker's 103-horsepower, 1.6-liter Duratorq diesel engine. That, combined with start-stop, smart regenerative charging, Eco mode... Read More

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