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2002 Ford Focus Overview


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Based on 79 reviews

Great Price, Great Dependibility by CarpenterJon
 — Great Car All Around. Handles light and zippy, manual transmission is great around town and getting to highway speeds in a jiffy. HUGE cargo room for this little Hatchback. I moved to and from colle... Read More
Ford Focus 1.8 Zetec 2002 by Aiden
 — Performance-acceleration is great for a heavyish family car,braking is sharp but not as strong as other cars.mynes sitting on eibachs, handling is the best! build quality-no repairs so far, no squeaks... Read More
It Just Wants To Have Fun. by David
 — I can't tell you how well this car handles. It's mackin' awesome, seriously. The steering response is tight, and the body roll is minimal. It's got a 130hp four cilinder DOHC, so if you really pus... Read More

2002 Ford Focus Overview

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2002 Ford Focus

The 2002 model year brought better news for Ford's beleaguered Focus line, at least in terms of sales.  Recalls continued to plague the line, as well as some headline-grabbing engine fires.  Still, the Focus filled a market niche and for those lucky enough to get a model that came sound off the line, the fuel efficiency and affordability outweighed the bad press.

Trims on offer for the 2002 Ford Focus included the SE line, available in four-door wagon and sedan body models, a four-door LX sedan, and the performance-enhanced Z-line, which featured a two-door ZX3 hatchback, a four-door ZX5 hatchback, a four-door ZTS sedan and a four-door ZTW wagon.

Under the hood, the SE and LX models offered a 2.0 liter four-cylinder Zetec engine with a 110-horsepower output; the Z-line trims had a dual-cam version of the Zetec which clocked at 130 horsepower.  The roomy interior and smooth handling continued to be popular features of the affordably-priced Focus line.

In addition to the standard models, the 2002 Ford Focus was available as an SVT performance car.  The 2002 Ford Focus SVT offered a high-performance naturally-aspirated engine producing 170 horsepower and 145 lb.-ft. of torque.  The SVT also featured a dual-mass flywheel and a six-speed manual transaxle, features otherwise found only on Ford's Mustang Cobra R.

The Focus SVT has a real cult following among reviewers and owners alike, despite its somewhat ambiguous identity as the family transportation that drives like a sportscar.


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