Originally Posted by FrankFurt6290
Yours should be able to. You have to pull on the back of the bottom portion with some force to unlatch it. I saw it on a youtube video review last night, and decided to give it a try. It's a neat little trick.
If anything, just type in 2012 ford focus review in the youtube search bar. Some videos show it.
I tried it and it works beautifully. Thank you and the others who mentioned this.
While the bottom of the rear seat was raised, I vacuumed up the dirt under the seat.