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Ford said today that a version of its 2012 Ford Focus has been certified at 40 miles per gallon on the highway just as fuel prices are rising because of turmoil in the Middle East, and said its suppliers are adding 5,500 jobs globally to produce the car.
The Focus SFE, which stands for super fuel economy package, is certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency at 40 mpg highway and 28 mpg city. "...
Ford also said today that its parts suppliers have added 5,500 jobs around the world and in southeast Michigan to meet production demands for the company’s redesigned 2012 Ford Focus. Ford said 310 suppliers in 22 countries will be supplying parts to Ford to build the Focus.
Originally posted by manta78
reply to post by gambon
Yes as you noted, it is an automatic vs. standard and runs on unleaded vs. diesel fuel.
It's a step in the right direction regardless; I think that mpg also beats the Toyota Camry's mileage if memory serves me correctly.