2005 Ford Focus Overview

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Trims

SE Wagon
Avg. Price: $6,096
SES Wagon
Avg. Price: $6,067
ZX3 S
Avg. Price: $5,070
ZX3 SE
Avg. Price: $5,665
ZX3 SES
Avg. Price: $5,624
ZX4 S
Avg. Price: $5,674
ZX4 SE
Avg. Price: $5,451
ZX4 SES
Avg. Price: $5,424
ZX4 ST
Avg. Price: $5,511
ZX5 S
Avg. Price: $5,745
ZX5 SE
Avg. Price: $5,832
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Average User Score

4.15 stars

Based on 75 reviews

This Is An Excellent Car For Animal Owners! I Would Recommend This Car To Everyone. by mfergie889
 — I just bought my ford focus a few days ago... I love it. Great handling, smooth breaking, spacious interior.. Its perfect for my dog since the seats fold down. I was originally going to get a small su... Read More
Buy It. It Looks Like A Sporty Euro-sedan And Handles Like A Bmw 3-series. by Josh
 — The ST looks more aggressive when the silver grille insert is swapped out with the black one from the SES. I can't give a 5-star rating on the build since there's a LOT of plastic in the interior and... Read More
Focus St Review by Nathan
 — Though a watered down version of the Focus SVT which is the Focus RS of Europe the Focus ST is very strong for being a small sedan. This car has taken a massive beating in terms of getting rear ended ... Read More

2005 Ford Focus Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 75 reviews

2005 Ford Focus

A redesign of the 2005 Ford Focus brought new power and more upscale styling to the popular economy line.  The chassis was enlarged slightly, and a new standard engine was introduced, a 2.0 liter four-cylinder dual overhead cam Duratec with an output of 136 horsepower and 133 lb.-ft. of torque.  A Super Ultra Low Emissions version of the 2.0 liter Duratec, with zero evaporative emissions, offered 130 horsepower and 129 lb.-ft. of torque.  Buyers looking for more performance from their 05 Ford Focus could step up to the ST sedan, offered with a 2.3 liter Duratec 23 that clocked at 151 horsepower and 154 lb.-ft. of torque.

Roomier interiors featured in all the available trims and body styles.  Four trimlines were on offer.  The S, SE, and SES trims came off the line as two-door and four-door hatchbacks (for some reason, the folks at Ford decided to call these “three-door” and “five-door” vehicles in their marketing, which doesn’t mean anyone should crawl into their Focus through the hatch); four-door sedans; and four-door compact wagons.  A performance-oriented ST model was offered only as a sedan; this trim replaced the much-loved Focus SVT of previous model years.

The 2005 Focus was more reliable than its counterparts of the first few model years, with fewer recalls and complaints about off-the-line quality.  Ford also expanded the options available for Focus buyers, with higher-end audio, moonroof, and leather interiors on offer for drivers willing to spend a little more.  Still, the hallmark of the Ford Focus was affordability, and once again the line delivered economy at the gas pumps (with mileages ranging from 25 mpg city to 35 mpg highway, depending on engine, trim, and model) as well as at the car lot.

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Ford Focus Questions

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Hey I Have À 2005 Ford Focus Zx4 And Am Wondering Whats Thé Biggest Engine ...

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Rear Blinker Is Out.

I have a 2005 Ford Focus. The rear right blinker does not work, however the left blinker works fine, as does the left and right front blinkers. I have replaced the bulb and the fuse and it still does ...

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2005 Tdci Ghia 1.8 Focus

my focus seems like its pulling when i put the gas on. recently had the sump gasket replaced

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Collin Jones
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I Would Like To Know Difference With The Models- S, Se, Ses Ans St. For Foc...

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Approximately, How Many Miles Can A 2005 Ford Focus Travel Before It Reache...

I am concerned about how far the ford focus can go before it reaches it's maximum amount of miles. I know that the 1998 Chevrolet Malibus have 160,000 miles on the engine... what about the Ford Focus?...

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