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Ford Focus MK2 Owner's Manual

Ford Focus MK2 Review

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Ford Focus MK2 Owner's Manual

The second generation of Ford Focus was intended only for the European car market (MK2 in the USA was a revision of the first generation).

The model was presented at the French Motor Show in 2004, and in 2007 it was restyled. An incredible number of car configurations were available in the following body types: sedan, station wagon, hatchback (3-door and 5-door), coupe-cabriolet.

Price and competitors

Prices for a used Ford Focus MK2 start from $2,495 to $7,500 for a car with mileage of no more than 440 thousand kilometers.

Among the main competitors of the second generation of the car can be distinguished:
– Volkswagen Golf MK5;
– Opel Astra;
– Mazda 3 MK1;
– Renault Megane;
– Toyota Corolla;
– Mitsubishi Lancer.


Ford Focus of the second generation grew in size, the model became wider and higher compared to its predecessor.

The exterior of the car became softer and more harmonious, but not to the detriment of its swiftness. Updates touched the grille and optical system in front, in the rear part above the luggage compartment lid installed a spoiler. Depending on the version, it comes with 15-17 inch wheels.


The interior design was added style and solidity, including at the expense of materials. In the interior trim appeared high-quality plastic instead of inexpensive analogs. Leather upholstery is also available, but in top packages.

The center console is refined, and voice control is available for the audio system. Bluetooth is added to connect the car with the phone.

Technical specifications

The second Ford Focus for the European market is equipped with gasoline (1.4-2.0 liters) or diesel (1.8 liters) engines. The base 1.4-liter gasoline engine develops 80 hp. With gasoline engines are offered 4-speed automatic transmission or 5-range manual transmission, diesel engines – only mechanics.

Cars of all configurations are front-wheel drive. Independent suspension of the first generation with some changes was moved to the second generation.

Safety system

The reliable Ford Focus has an increased level of passenger safety (Euro NCAP test). The basic equipment includes: protective airbags (front, side), anti-lock brakes (ABS), brake force distribution system (EBD).

In the top variants will be present: rain and light sensors, rearview mirror with auto-darkening. Dynamic stabilization system (ESC) and tire temperature and pressure monitoring system (TPMS) are optional.

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Common reasons that the Ford Focus MK2 will not start are a dead battery, a starter or alternator malfunction.

1) The simplest one can be seen on the windshield on the driver's side - at the very bottom.
2) The Vin number is also stamped in the front passenger floor under the trim.
These are the most common places where you can see the VIN code of a Ford. If you can't find the Ford Focus MK2 VIN number, look in the owner's manual.

Every Ford Focus MK2 requires maintenance at least once a year or approximately every 10,000 miles, you can find out exactly in the owner's manual for your car.

Your Ford Focus MK2 should have tires replaced approximately every 4 years or approximately 30,000 miles, and it is recommended that tires be checked periodically for wear and damage.

Batteries wear out for many reasons, there is no ideal time frame, but on average, replace the battery in your Ford Focus MK2 every 4 years.