2001 Ford Focus Overview


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59 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,059
148 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,216
SE Wagon
76 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,037
1 national listing
Avg. Price: $4,211
Street Wagon
Avg. Price: $4,216
129 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,127

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Average User Score

45 stars

Based on 96 reviews

Great Little Car by William
 — I love this car!!! This car is great. Performance- It was some power to it, more then you would think out of small car. The handling can get a little tricky on bumps. Performance I give this car f... Read More
A Versatile And Efficient Design by mkbrbkr
 — This car has given reliable performance and consistent gas mileage (26 city / 35hwy) over 126,000 miles of ownership. Focus SE wagon has sport handling with nice manual shift. A very dog friendly carg... Read More
Fun To Drive!! by Nicole
 — This car has afew extras being the street edition and is much tighter on the road due to the european tuned suspension and the bigger 16 inch wheels. I find all the controls easy to reach and for sig... Read More

2001 Ford Focus Overview

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Based on 96 reviews

2001 Ford Focus

The 2001 Ford Focus continued to be a favorite with reviewers and drivers for its roomy interior, smooth handling, and great gas mileage.  The line's second year in North America proved a difficult one, though, with voluntary recalls for problems with a suspension bolt and with a battery cable on the premium Z-trim engine.

It seemed that if you got a 2001 Focus that was free of these production flaws, you loved it; but when they were bad, they were horrid.  Bill Ford soothed investors with press conferences praising the potential of the line, and he probably wasn't spinning too hard.  The Ford Focus filled a significant niche in the family compact market, and the line offered one of the most durable, affordable wagons available in the US.

Trims for the 2001 Ford Focus included the Street and SE lines, available as four-door wagon and sedan body models, a four-door LX sedan, and the performance-enhanced ZTS sedan and two-door ZX3 hatchback.


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Ford Focus Questions


Cooling And Heating

my 2001 ford focus zx3 temp gage fan dose not come on like it should if i am in traffic my gage gets close to red before it comes on then will go back to normal it will keep doing this in heavy traf...

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'01 Ford Focus Zx3, 4 Cyl, 2.0, Won't Start! Help!!!

I am beyond done. I've had this car literally 2 weeks, and have only driven it to work 3 times. And after saving up for 6 months to finally buy a car, I'm not very happy. I replaced the rear passenger...

13 views with 1 answer (last answer 2 weeks ago)
Chris Johns

What Happens If You Try A Key Without A Chip Cut To Fit Doors In The Igniti...

i tried this and later that day my car went haywire not shure if this was caused by the key without the chip

11 views with 2 answers (last answer about a month ago)
Sarah Belzer

If My Power Brakes Go,now Im Just Driving Manually,do I Need To Fix Them Ba...

148 views with 30 answers (last answer about a month ago)

Reset Theft System In 2001 Focus

my ignition will not fire odometer read just dashes. I replaced ecm ( computer ) I got numbers back on odimeter but still no ignition. Now my security light above radio blinks rapidly which accordin...

72 views with 6 answers (last answer about a month ago)