2012 Ford Focus SE 4dr Hatchback

Select Transmission:

Automatic Manual
Automatic

Engine Type

Gas I-4

MPG (City/Highway)

26/36

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$18,300

$19,395

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Summary

The 2012 Ford Focus SE comes equipped with impressive features to enhance your driving experience. Its 2.0L I-4 160hp engine delivers power while the 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive ensures seamless gear shifting. Safety is a priority with 4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS), side seat mounted airbags, and curtain 1st and 2nd row overhead airbags. Additional features include air conditioning for comfort, 16″ steel wheels, power mirrors for added convenience, and ABS with driveline traction control. With electronic stability and an airbag occupancy sensor, peace of mind comes standard with the 2012 Ford Focus SE.

2012 Ford Focus SE 4dr Hatchback price

Invoice price

$17,108

Delivery charges

$795

MSRP

$18,300
$19,395

Total price

$19,095
$20,190

This is the basic version without any options added, check the Window Sticker for more accurate package and detailed information.

NHTSA Crash Test Overall Ratings

Based on the combine ratings of frontal, side and rollover.
Should ONLY be compared to other vehicle of similar size and weight

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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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Side - Pole Barrier combined (REAR)

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2012 Ford Focus SE 4dr Hatchback warranty

Basic (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

Corrosion perforation (months/miles)

Months: 60

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Miles: unlimited

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Months: 60

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Miles: 60,000

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2012 Ford Focus SE 4dr Hatchback Colors

Interior Colors
Charcoal Black w/Warm Steel Surround w/Cloth Front Bucket Seats
Medium Light Stone w/Medium Dark Stone Surround w/Cloth Front Bucket Seats
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Exterior Colors
Kona Blue Metallic
Frosted Glass
Race Red
Sonic Blue Metallic
Black...
Tuxedo Black Metallic
Sterling Gray Metallic
Ingot Silver Metallic
Oxford White
Red Candy Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Candy Red Metallic Tinted Clearcoat
Blue Candy Metallic

Engine

Type Gas I-4
Engine Size 2 l
Cylinders Configuration I-4
Displacement 2,000 cc
Drive Type FWD
Horsepower 160 hp @ 6,500 rpm
Torque 146 lb.ft @ 4,450 rpm
Engine Location Front
Valves 16
Compression 12
Stroke 3.27 in
Bore 3.44 in

Fuel

Type Flex Fuel
Tank Capacity 12.40 gal

Mileage

EPA City Economy 26
EPA Highway Economy 36
EPA Combined Economy 30
Cruising Range City 347.20 mi
Cruising Range Highway 471.20 mi

Transmission

Type
Automatic
Automatic
Number Of Speeds
6
6
Description
6 Speed Automatic With Auto-Shift
6-Speed PowerShift Automatic
First Gear Ratio
3.92
Second Gear Ratio
2.42
Third Gear Ratio
1.44
Fourth Gear Ratio
1.02
Fifth Gear Ratio
0.87
Sixth Gear Ratio
0.7
Reverse Gear Ratio
3.51
Final Drive Axle Ratio
3.85

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Aluminum
Front Wheel Size 16 x -TBD- in
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size 16 x -TBD- in
Spare Wheel Material Steel

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length 171.61 in
Overall Width 71.81 in
Max Width Without Mirrors 71.80 in
Overall Height 57.72 in
Track Width Front 61.20 in
Track Width Rear 60.40 in
Wheelbase 104.29 in

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume 90.70 cu.ft
Front Head Room 38.30 in
Rear Head Room 37.90 in
Front Shoulder Room 55.60 in
Rear Shoulder Room 53.70 in
Front Leg Room 41.90 in
Rear Leg Room 33.20 in
Cargo Volume 24 cu.ft
Max Cargo Volume 45 cu.ft
Cargo Volume With Rear Seat Down 44.80 cu.ft
Cargo Volume With Rear Seat Up 23.80 cu.ft

Weights

Curb Weight Base 2,891 lb

Steering

Type Power Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 14.7
Turns To Turns Ratio 2.6
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb 36 ft
Turning Radius Curb To Curb 18 ft

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch 100 lb
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch 1,000 lb
Max Tongue Weigth Distributing Hitch 150 lb
Max Trailer Weigth Distributing Hitch 1,000 lb

Braking

Type Power
Primary Abs System 4-Wheel
Front Disc Yes
Rear Disc Yes
Front Brake Rotor Dia 10.94 in

Tires

Front Tire Size P215/55R16
Rear Tire Size P215/55R16
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact

Suspensions

Front Type Macpherson Strut
Front Type Extended W/Coil Springs
Rear Type Sla

Emissions

Greenhouse Gas Score 7
Air Pollution Score 6

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  • Recall Date 06/08/2020

    Campaign ID; 20V331000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2011-2014 Fiesta, 2013-2014 Fusion, 2015 Mustang, 2013-2015 Escape And C-Max, 2012-2015 Focus, 2014-2016 Transit Connect, 2013-2014 Lincoln Mkz, And 2015 Mkc Vehicles. These Vehicles Were Previously Recalled And Repaired Under Recalls 15V-246, 16V-643 Or 17V-210, However The Repair May Not Have Been Completed Properly. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break Making The Doors Difficult To Latch And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect The Latch Date Codes To Confirm If The Repair Was Done Correctly, And Replace The Side Door Latches If Necessary, Free Of Charge. Owners Will Also Have The Option To Inspect Their Own Vehicle'S Door Latches And Enter The Date Codes Into A Website To Determine If The Latches Are Correct. Owner Notification Letters Were Mailed On July 27, 2020. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 20S30.

  • Recall Date 07/05/2019

    Campaign ID; 19V515000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2012 And 2017 Focus Vehicles Equipped With 2.0L Gdi Gasoline Engines And 2013-2014 Focus St Vehicles Equipped With 2.0L Gtdi Engines, Previously Recalled Under 18V-735. The Affected Vehicles Did Not Have The Powertrain Control Module (Pcm) Updated As Intended. Therefore, The Canister Purge Valve (Cpv) May Malfunction, Possibly Causing Excessive Vacuum In The Fuel Vapor Management System.

    Recall Consequences

    The Excessive Vacuum May Result In An Engine Stall While Driving, Without Warning And Without The Ability To Restart The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module. Dealers Will Also Check For Fault Codes And Replace The Cpv As Needed. If The Cpv Is Replaced, Dealers Will Inspect And Replace The Carbon Canister, Fuel Tank And Fuel Delivery Module As Necessary. The Recall Began July 29, 2019. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 19S22.

  • Recall Date 10/22/2018

    Campaign ID; 18V735000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain 2012-2018 Ford Focus Vehicles With A 2.0L Gdi Or 2.0L Gtdi Engine. The Canister Purge Valve (Cpv) May Malfunction, Possibly Causing Excessive Vacuum In Fuel Vapor Management System.

    Recall Consequences

    The Excessive Vaccuum May Result In An Engine Stall While Driving, Without Warning And Without The Ability To Restart The Vehicle, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module. Dealers Will Also Check For Fault Codes And Replace The Cpv As Needed. If The Cpv Is Replaced, Dealers Will Inspect And Replace The Carbon Canister, Fuel Tank And Fuel Delivery Module As Necessary. The Recall Began August 19, 2019. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 18S32. Note: Until The Vehicle Is Serviced For This Concern, Owners Are Advised To Keep The Fuel Tank At Least Halfway Full.

  • Recall Date 09/06/2016

    Campaign ID; 16V643000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape And Ford C-Max, 2015 Lincoln Mkc And Ford Mustang, And 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect Vehicles. A Component Within The Door Latches May Break, Preventing The Doors From Latching And/Or Leading The Driver Or A Passenger To Believe A Door Is Securely Closed When, In Fact, It Is Not.

    Recall Consequences

    A Door That Is Not Securely Latched Could Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion, Increasing The Risk Of Injury To A Vehicle Occupant.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Replace The Door Latches With An Improved Part, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On January 27, 2017. Owners May Contact Ford Customer Service At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Number For This Recall Is 16S30.

  • Recall Date 08/01/2013

    Campaign ID; 13V335000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2012-2013 Focus Bev Vehicles Equipped With High Intensity Discharge (Hid) Headlights, Manufactured September 15, 2011, Through May 6, 2013; And Model Year 2013 Focus St Vehicles Equipped With High Intensity Discharge (Hid) Headlights, Manufactured February 16, 2012, Through May 7, 2013. Due To A Wiring Incompatability, The Front Side Marker Lamps May Not Function. Thus, These Vehicles Fail To Comply To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (Fmvss) No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment."

    Recall Consequences

    Without The Proper Illumination Of The Side Maker Lamps, The Vehicle May Be Less Visible In Night Time Conditions, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Modify The Headlamp Assembly Wiring, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On August 16, 2013. Owners May Contact The Ford Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332. Ford'S Recall Number Is 13C04.

  • Recall Date 10/02/2012

    Campaign ID; 12E035000

    Component Equipment

    Recall Summary

    This Recall Involves Aftermarket Parts Sold By Yakima Products, Inc. For Use On Model Year 2012 And 2013 Ford Focus Vehicles. This Recall Is Being Conducted By Yakima, Not By Ford. Certain Combined Q-Tower And Q128 Clip Rooftop Rack Systems, Part Numbers 8000124 And 8000728, Do Not Fully Contact The Door Frame.

    Recall Consequences

    Without Proper Contact Of The Rooftop Rack Clip To The Door Frame, There Is Insufficient Clamping Pressure And Friction. The System May Slide Off The Vehicle When Loaded With Accessories, Possibly Becoming A Road Hazard To Other Vehicles Or Causing Injury To Pedestrians.

    Recall Remedy

    Yakima Will Notify Owners, And Yakima Or A Yakima Dealer Will Refund The Purchase Of The Q-Tower And Q-128 Clip System. There Is No Replacement System Available For The 2012-2013 Model Year Ford Focus. The Safety Recall Began On October 15, 2012. Only Vehicles Equipped With The Vehicle Rack System Are Affected. This Recall Is Being Conducted By Yakima, Not Ford. Owners May Contact Yakima At 1-888-925-4621.

  • Recall Date 04/05/2012

    Campaign ID; 12V149000

    Component Visibility

    Recall Summary

    Ford Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2012 Focus Vehicles Manufactured From August 1, 2010, Through October 18, 2011. A Seal In The Wiring Harness Connector To The Passenger Side Wiper Motor May Be Missing.

    Recall Consequences

    Water Or Other Contaminants May Accumulate In The Connector, Resulting In An Intermittent Or Inoperative Passenger Side Wiper Motor, Reducing Visibility And Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ford Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Inspect And As Necessary, Clean And Properly Seal The Passenger Side Wiper Motor Connector. Any Inoperative Wiper Motors Will Be Replaced. This Service Will Be Provided Free Of Charge. The Safety Recall Began On May 21, 2012. Owners May Contact The Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center At 1-866-436-7332.

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