The Ford Focus is all set to reclaim its title of Ireland’s favourite car, with the model having reach the top sport for new car sales in the first six months of the year.
Focus notched up 3,245 sales in the Irish market up to the end of June, putting it ahead of the Nissan Qashqai (2,930) and VW Golf (2,775).
Focus also topped the charts during June with sales of 353 units, ahead of the Toyota Yaris (258) and the Nissan Qashqai (244).
“Since its first launch here in 1998, the Focus nameplate has been a strong favourite with Irish motorists, taking the top spot for 11 of the last 14 years”, said Eddie Murphy, Chairman and Managing Director, Ford Ireland. “Irish motorists love its mix of stylish looks, great driving dynamics and high levels of reliability”.
The Focus range in Ireland has been recently extended to include the award-winning and record-breaking new 1.0 litre Ecoboost Focus.