2005 Ford Focus Overview

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SE Wagon
Avg. Price: $5,958
SES Wagon
Avg. Price: $5,304
ZX3 S
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ZX3 SE
Avg. Price: $5,469
ZX3 SES
Avg. Price: $5,826
ZX4 S
Avg. Price: $5,522
ZX4 SE
Avg. Price: $5,268
ZX4 SES
Avg. Price: $5,367
ZX4 ST
Avg. Price: $5,331
ZX5 S
Avg. Price: $5,168
ZX5 SE
Avg. Price: $5,665
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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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Runs And Idles Rough, Vibrates Hard, Shuts Off When Stopping.

2005 Ford Focus Z4 automatic, it always runs rough, as soon as you turn it on it starts revving high as if one was pressing the accelerator, the whole car rattles from the vibrations. It also shuts of...

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arnoldburk
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I Own A 2005 Ford Focus 4-door Sedan. When I Turn On My Car After A Few Sec...

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karsig
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Window Wipers Switch Hits Out Every Time I Use Wipers

I have a problem with my window wipers switch. The thing is that almost every time I put the wipers on the switch hits out at the exact same spot (in the starting of the down phase) and the wipers s...

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aljoan
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Driver Side Lights Dont Work

2005 focus ZX3 had driver side taillight out, replaced with new bulb still not working, then noticed front parking light also out as well as same side , side marker light and the license plate lights....

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omni2
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Why Is It So Hard To Find A Used Ford Focus Hatchback Or Wagon In Decent Co...

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