2007 Ford Focus Owners Manual – Changes are minimal on the 2007 Ford Focus. All CD players are now MP3-compatible, and models using the CD that is optional automatically get audio controls in the tyre. Optional on SE and SES trim levels is a new interior update package with two-tone fabric seats and satin interior trim that is metallic. You can even get the leather seats as a stand-alone extra. Also, the ST sedan and all SE and SES sedans and hatchbacks are eligible for the Street Appearance Package, which provides special exterior trim and a polished exhaust outlet. Powertrain warranty coverage is extended to 5 years/100,000 miles as of July 2006.
Options, Trim Levels, and Body Styles
The 2007 Ford Focus car that is compact in four human body designs: a four-door ZX5 hatchback, a two-door ZX3 hatchback, a ZXW wagon and a ZX4 sedan. The sedan and hatchbacks come in three levels that are trim SE, SES and S — while the wagon is available in SES and SE trims only. Additionally, there is a Focus ST that is sport-oriented sedan.
Apart from a regular MP3-compatible CD player, offering only 15-inch steel tires, base S models are pretty spartan, black exterior trim and a driver seat that is height-adjustable. The SE adds the essentials, including air-conditioning, map lights, a center armrest, energy windows and keyless entry, locks and mirrors; this midlevel Focus additionally gets a rear antiroll bar for better management. The uplevel Focus SES includes 16-inch alloy wheels, body-color exterior trim, foglamps, tachometer, cruise control and a tilt/telescoping tyre. The top-line ST sedan adds a performance-tuned suspension, black/red sport seats and distinctive trim inside and out. Choices for the 2007 Ford Focus include a sunroof, an CD that is in-dash and fabric upholstery.
Special Features and Interior Design
The 2007 Ford Focus is roomy for its class, offering ample rooms for its front side and back people, even yet in the ZX3 hatchback. Focus seats are chair height and padded towards the true point you’d think the seams would burst from most of the stuffing. Regrettably, Ford calls for you to definitely spring for the top-line SES or ST in order to get a tilt/telescoping steering wheel; lower-line models have actually a wheel that is nonadjustable. The control design is straightforward, but materials quality is unimpressive. Quality of sound from the stock audio systems is interestingly good, and downright excellent with the Audiophile that is optional system. In terms of cargo ability, the Focus sedan offers 14.8 cubic foot; the hatchbacks offer 18.0 cubes and also the wagon offers 35.6 cubes. All models have actually a 60/40-split folding seat; utilizing the seats folded, the Focus wagon provides 73.7 cubic foot of area, making it a better hauler than many small SUVs.
All Focus models include 3-point belts in every five seating jobs, but there are not any relative head restraints into the backseat. Front disc/rear drum brakes are standard on all nevertheless the Focus ST sedan, which includes 4-wheel discs. ABS and traction control are standard in the ST and optional on all the models; front side side that is seat-mounted are optional across the board.
Performance and Powertrains
The drivetrain that is standard the Focus is a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder rated for 136 horsepower (130 in states which have used California emissions criteria). The ST sedan features a 2.3-liter 4 best for 151 hp. A 5-speed manual transmission is standard throughout the line and a 4-speed automatic is optional on all nevertheless the base S ZX3 hatchback plus the ST sedan. The 2.0-liter engine offers fuel that is above-average with this class, with an EPA rating of 27 mpg city, 37 mpg highway because of the manual and 27/34 because of the automated. The Focus ST is less impressive in this respect, featuring its 22/32 score.
Many Ford Focus buyers is pleased with the base 2.0-liter engine, which offers a far more usable power band than its modest horsepower score would suggest. Acceleration is noticeably quicker in the Focus ST, but other econosport cars in this budget range are quicker nevertheless. No matter trim, the Focus offers a smooth ride and above-average managing. Although the four-wheel completely independent suspension permits noticeable body roll while cornering, the Focus stays planted and inspires confidence. The steering is interestingly fast and responsive, constantly supplying a great amount of feedback from the road area.