Review of Ford Focus 1

Compact and Maneuverable Ford Focus 1stgeneration for several decades is one of the most popular front-wheel drive cars of American manufacture. He replaced the outdated "Ford Escort" and immediately won the public's attention. This car impresses with its modern exterior appearance (as for that time) and original interior decoration. In addition to design, the American Ford Focus 1 has excellent characteristics of the running system, which are expressed by a high level of control and reliability.

Ford Focus 1

This generation of "Ford" was carried out immediately inseveral body styles: a spacious wagon, a four-door sedan, and a three- and five-door hatchback. Thanks to a wide range of bodies, the novelty was available in almost every American family.

About sizes

Depending on the type of body, the car had differentdimensions: length varied from 4.15 to 4.4 meters, and height - from 1.44 to 1.46 meters. The wheelbase (2.61 meters) and the ground clearance (17 centimeters) remained unchanged. It should be noted that this is a fairly high level of clearance, which is important for operation on Russian roads. On such a Ford Focus 1st generation is not afraid to go to the dacha or into the woods, without fear of stalling. This is a very decent machine both externally and by technical characteristics.

Ford Focus tuning

Ford Focus tuning - technical specifications and fuel consumption

The range of engines offered by the Americanconcern, was very wide. Their number has reached eight copies (not every small car boasts of such a choice). But, unfortunately, not all countries where the car was exported could choose one of eight units. And Russia was no exception. The most popular engine, installed on the American novelty, was a gasoline unit with a capacity of 100 horsepower and a working volume of 1.6 liters. Its torque at 4000 rpm was 143 Nm, which is a good indicator, as for such a car. Unlike the 1.4-liter version, it was more dynamic and did not need frequent maintenance. Buyers had the opportunity to choose between two transmissions: a four-speed "automatic" and a five-step "mechanics". Also worth noting is the record low for that time fuel consumption - for 100 kilometers the car consumed up to 7 liters of gasoline (by the way, the engine was adapted for consumption of 92nd gasoline).

Ford Focus coupe

About complete sets and cost

In the Russian market there are manycomplete sets of this car, including the Ford Focus Coupe. But if you consider the basic kit, it is worth noting that there is only a power booster, two airbags and an adjustable steering column. There is no air-conditioning and climate control here. Today, the first generation of the American car is actively sold in the secondary market. For example, a sedan of the year 2000 will cost you about 120-150 thousand rubles. For the station wagon of the same year of production it is required to report another 30 thousand. And if you want to buy a five-door sedan not older than 10 years, the cost for the Ford Focus 1 generation will be within 180-200 thousand rubles. For such a price you get a reliable family car that will not fail you at the most unexpected moment.

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