Cruise control, with a speed-limit function (which allows you to set an upper limit that avoids speeding fines). A 180-degree reversing camera, and rear parking sensors.Autonomous emergency braking
that also stops to prevent or mitigate impact with pedestrians and cyclists.
Lane-keeping assist and lane departure warning.
A leather-wrapped steering wheel that is adjustable for height and reach and carries paddle shifters to manually change gears, and has buttons for operating the cruise control, the sound system and your phone.
An 8.0-inch colour central screen. Satellite-navigation, with voice activation (that actually works).
A sound system with an AM/FM/Digital (DAB+)
radio, CD player, USB and iPod inputs, Bluetooth connectivity and at least six speakers.
Voice controlled phone calls and music selection, via Ford’s excellent SYNC3 infotainment system. Support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
, which allow you to display some smartphone apps on the touchscreen and control them from there.
LED daytime running lights, headlights that can automatically turn on when it gets dark, and rain-sensing windscreen wipers.
Wheels made from aluminium alloy, which look nicer than steel wheels with plastic covers and usually are lighter (and hold the road better).
Hill launch assist, which controls the brakes automatically to help you start from rest on a slope.
Electronic parking brake that frees up space on the centre console, and a space-saving spare tyre.
Electronic stability control, which can help control a skid. All new cars must have this feature.