The current Focus is one of the most highly recommend
vehicles, in any class, not only its own. The earlier Focus did
have numerous recalls, but they were minor
and few vehicles were effected.
Larry B wrote:
I was on Ford's site checking out the Focus. I didn't see any reference to
the 100K warranty. Did I miss it somehow? I have been wanting to look at the
little wagon, however concerned about these cars being a longterm vechicle.
So I am interested in following any discussion here about them.
I'm looking at the ZXW as well, and for the same reason. The 100k/5yr
warranty they're referring to comes on the 2005 and it covers powertrain
If you pick up a brochure for the 2005 from your dealer, you'll find a
reference to the warranty on page 2.
The 05 have been restyled, but is still using the same platform. It's
not using the new platform of the European Focus or the Mazda 3 and new
The 2.0L (was Zetec, now named Duratec) is standard on most except the
sporty ST. The ST has a 2.3L, but is manual only.
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