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2003 Ford Focus

2003 Ford Focus
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The Ford Focus is the world's best-selling small car. That was no misprint - the most popular small car in the entire world, and it has this distinction for a number of reasons. The 2003 Ford Focus is affordable, comfortable and safe, and it has the perfect blend of handling and power. With an almost exorbitant number of different configurations, the Focus offers a style fit for anyone in the market for a five-passenger vehicle.

Available Models
The 2003 Ford Focus is available in four distinct body styles: three-door hatchback, four-door sedan, four-door wagon and the five-door hatchback. There are different trim levels for each of the body types, starting with the LX model on four-door sedans and moving all the way up to the sporty SVT model for hatchbacks.

Interior Features
The 2003 Ford Focus is given two new contemporary fabrics, and, on high-series vehicles, a silver instrument cluster. A woven seat material is aimed at younger buyers, while the textured velour fabric offers a more upscale ambiance. The LX comes with a theft-deterrent system, rear defog and driver-side height adjustment. The LX Premium adds air conditioning, while a ZX3 model for hatchbacks offers a leather-wrapped steering wheel, AM/FM/CD player and tachometer. The top-line SVT provides a mixed cloth/leather upholstery, heated mirrors and power seat adjustment. And that is just naming a few of the features on a couple of 2003 Ford Focus models.

Options are as plentiful as the model selection. They can be added as packages or in individual installments. Some of the items include a Cold Weather Package, traction control and antilock brakes.

Exterior Features
Light Tundra Clearcoat Metallic and Arizona Beige Clearcoat Metallic are new paint colors. A new 16-inch alloy wheel is another first for 2003. In addition, Focus is given painted gray headlamp surrounds and, on high-series models, body-color decklid trim.

There are three different engines available, depending on the model. All three offer excellent fuel economy, low emissions and long-lasting durability. The base engine gives 110 horsepower. It comes with a choice of 5-speed manual transmission (28/36 mpg) or 4-speed automatic (26/32 mpg). The second engine, standard with uplevel models, puts out 130 horsepower and has the same fuel ratings. The last engine, in the SVT model only, pumps out 170 horsepower.

Improved body sealing, a new underbody sprayable deadener and thicker carpet underlayment result in a major reduction of road noise. The 2003 Focus is now nearly 2 decibels quieter on the highway.

Safety and Security
All Ford Focus models are equipped with dual front airbags, driver's seat position sensor, front outboard safety belt energy management retractors, front outboard safety belt pretensioners and front safety belt usage sensors.

New for the 2003 Focus

ZX5 now available in three trim levels
Two new contemporary interior fabrics
New heated front seat and heated mirror option
New available traction control and ABS package
New gray headlamp surrounds
Silver instrument cluster and color-keyed trim on premium trims
CD/MP3 audio player standard on ZX3, ZX5
New design of 16-inch alloy wheel
Optional perimeter alarm
Improved interior quietness
Better engine response due to new throttle body calibrations
Improved refinement of 110-horsepower engine
Two new colors: Light Tundra, Arizona Beige, French Blue

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Fast Stats
MSRP from
2.0L SPI I4
2.0L Zetec I4
110 @ 5000
130 @ 5300
4-speed auto OD
5-speed manual
MPG: City/Hwy
I4 auto - 26 / 32
I4 manual - 28 / 36

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