2003 Ford Focus

2003 Ford Focus
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Cold Starting
1997, My Ford 1997 Ford Focus Once Car is cut
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2003, starts but backfires and runs rough then
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Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity:2000 cm3
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds:Automatic
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain:FF
Price (out of date):$15500

The Focus comes available with either a SPI 2.0L 4 cylinder 110 hp engine or a Zetec 2.0L 4 cylinder 130 hp engine. Both come mated with a 5 speed manual or 4 speed automatic transmission.

2003 Ford Focus specs, Engine size 2.0l., Fuel type Gasoline, Drive wheels FF, Transmission Gearbox Automatic

This is the article about the European and worldwide Ford Focus. For the Focus sold in North America, see Ford Focus (North America).

The Ford Focus is a small family car made by Ford and sold in most Ford markets worldwide. It was launched in 1998 in Europe and 2002 in Australia. Since then, it has become the United Kingdom's best selling car, following in the success of its predecessor, the Escort. In 2001 and 2002, the Focus was the world’s best selling car.[citation needed] A new version of the Focus (Mk 2) was launched in Europe in January 2005 and a face lifted version in January 2008.

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In Europe, South America, North America and South Africa, the Focus replaced the Ford Escort. In Australia, New Zealand and Japan, it replaced the Ford Laser.

Design and engineering

Codenamed CW170 during its development, and briefly known to some Ford contractors as the Ford Fusion[citation needed] , the original Focus took its eventual name from a Ghia concept car which was shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 1991. Certain elements of the design had been seen even earlier in prototypes used by Ford to demonstrate forthcoming safety features, such as the eye-level rear lighting clusters. Initial spy photographs of the car seen in 1995 showed a continuation of Ford's New Edge styling philosophy, first seen in the Ford Ka in 1996, and Ford Cougar in 1998.

The decision to call the new car the Ford Focus was made in early 1998, as Ford's overheads had been planning to keep the Escort nameplate for its new generation of small family cars.

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