Ford Focus (2004–2007)
Second generation Focus launched
4,342mm x 1,840mm x 1,447mm. Fitted with Ford's Intelligent Protection system which earned a best in class 5 star NCAP crash safety rating.
1.4L belt-cam Duratec 80PS, Euro 3&4, 159g/km CO2, 42.7mpg combined, 101mph, 0-60mph 13.8 secs.
1.6L belt-cam Duratec 100PS, Euro 3&4, 161g/km CO2, 42.2mpg combined, 111mph, 0-60mph 11.6 secs.
1.6L belt-cam Duratec 100PS AUTO, Euro 4, 180g/km CO2, 36.9mpg combined, 106mph, 0-60mph 13.3 secs
1.6L belt-cam Duratec Ti-VCT (variable valve timing) 115PS, Euro 4, 155g/km, 43.8mpg combined, 117mph, 0-60mph 10.5 secs
2.0L chain-cam Duratec 145PS, Euro 3&4, 170g/km CO2, 39.8mpg combined, 127mph, 0-60mph 8.9 secs
1.6L belt + chain cam Duratorq TDCi 109PS, Euro 3&4, 127g/km CO2, 58.9mpg combined, 116mph, 0-60mph 10.6 secs
1.6L belt + chain cam Duratorq TDCi 109PS CVT Auto, Euro 3, 146g/km CO2, 51.0mpg combined, 113mph, 0-60mph 11.2 secs
2.0L belt + chain cam Duratorq TDCi 136PS, Euro 3&4, 148g/km CO2, 51.4mpg combined, 125mph, 0-60mph 9.0 seconds.
Keyless entry, Bluetooth hands-free phone system with voice control, optional in dash satnav, dual driver/passenger climate control, 385 litre luggage area expands to 1,245 litres in hatchback, 4,473mm estate carries up to 1,525 litres of cargo, 15" - 17" wheels with 195/65 to 205/50 section tyres, hydraulic PAS on 1.4 and 1.6 petrol models; electro-hydraulic PAS on diesels and 2.0 litre petrol. Very fine, virtually faultless drive.
Good looking saloon announced February 2005 along with Focus ST with turbocharged 220PS 5-cylinder Volvo engine, like the S40 and V50, from Jan 2006.
1.8 litre, 125PS, Focus FFV hatch and estate which runs on BioEthanol starts at £14,095.
Focus improved for 2007
Entry-level Focus Studio model reduced by £400 giving a lead-in on-the-road price of £10,995. The LX has increased by £100 and gains as standard, body-coloured door handles, power heated mirrors, dual horn, and trip computer.
Sport has been increased by £150 and is now also upgraded with body-coloured door handles, power heated mirrors, dual horn, and trip computer. Zetec non-Climate model is deleted in the 2007 model year line-up. Zetec Climate is reduced by £150, while Ghia models have a Sony CD system with MP3 connection, new exterior mirrors with side repeaters (same as Focus ST). Ghia price is increased by £225. Titanium is reduced by £380 to offer improved value for money, and benefits from new exterior mirrors with side repeaters and privacy glass.
The changes are part of Ford's programme to offer value pricing on all models, and gives easy £500 price-walks between LX, Sport and Zetec Climate, and only £750 to Ghia/Titanium. 2007 model year also sees changes to the body-colour options on both Focus and Focus C-MAX with the addition of Frozen White, Ocean Blue and Verdigris.