2005 Ford Focus Overview

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SE Wagon
Avg. Price: $6,444
SES Wagon
Avg. Price: $5,496
ZX3 S
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ZX3 SE
Avg. Price: $5,261
ZX3 SES
Avg. Price: $5,526
ZX4 S
Avg. Price: $5,280
ZX4 SE
Avg. Price: $5,176
ZX4 SES
Avg. Price: $5,296
ZX4 ST
Avg. Price: $5,455
ZX5 S
Avg. Price: $5,487
ZX5 SE
Avg. Price: $5,502
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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

mattcraven
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My 2005 Focus Manual Transmission Is Stuck In Reverse.

the car is in reverse and will not come out. The stick moves freely as if the linkage cable is loose but it is not. I have looked at the top of the transmission and the arm going into the transmission...

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nieshasham
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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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chynnadoll83
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Why Does My 2005 Ford Focus Not Go In Reverse

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Warren Murrell
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My Brake Lights Don't Come On Until I Hit My Trunk Botton...also My Gear Sh...

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leolad56
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Loud Roaring Noise And Smell When Cranked This Morning

Our 2005 ford focus just got out of shop last week for tranmissin work,now thi loud sound ,and the smell of ether to me,or something.. Also my spare key want crank the car anymore,will still open the...

16 views with 2 answers (last answer 3 weeks ago)