Does the Ford Focus auto use a torque converte gearbox?

I am looking at a nearly new Ford Focus 1.5-litre EcoBoost auto (either 150PS or 182PS) and am trying to establish which type of gearbox it has. I think it has always had a six-speed torque converter (unlike the 1.0 which has only just got this 'box due to probs with the Powershift twin-clutch), but can't find any info confirming as much.

Assuming they've always had the torque-converter, is it any good? Seem to be very few tests of them, but guess it's the same as the V40 1.5T with Geartronic?

Asked on 12 October 2016 by carpet300

Answered by Honest John
Yes, the 1.5T Ecoboost always had the six-speed torque converter auto that first appeared in the Tourneo Connect 1.6 Ecoboost 150. Have yet to hear of any problems with it.
Similar questions
Which is the best choice for a used petrol automatic - Ford Focus Powershift, Volkswagen Golf DSG or SEAT Leon DSG?
I need help buying a used automatic family car. My budget is £6000. I would like it to be a torque converter automatic gearbox and a petrol as I only drive 4000 miles a year. What cars would you recommend?...
What is the most reliable mid-sized automatic petrol driven hatch or estate I can get on a budget of £10k plus trade in of 15 reg Dacia Sandero Stepway?
Related models
Relaxed but still enjoyable to drive, well-equipped for the money, a huge choice on the used market.


Value my car