2000 Ford Focus SE
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Engine Type

Gas I4

MPG (City/Highway)

27/35

Safety Ratings

MSRP

$13,660

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Summary

Introducing the 2000 Ford Focus SE, the exceptional mid-line sedan that was crowned the North American Car of the Year in 2000 and the European Car of the Year in 1999. This impressive vehicle boasts a fuel-efficient 110hp 2.0L I4 engine, as well as independent rear suspension for a smooth ride. Equipped with air conditioning, 15″ aluminum wheels, and remote keyless entry, the Focus SE also offers power mirrors and locks for ultimate convenience. Enjoy the AM/FM stereo cassette, anti-theft system, 60/40 split rear seat, and rear defroster that complete this remarkable car.

2000 Ford Focus SE price

Base MSRP

$13,660

Delivery charges

$465

Invoice price

$12,716

Total price

$14,125

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

Driver's

Passenger's

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

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2000 Ford Focus SE 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

Powertrain (months/miles)

Months: 36

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Miles: 36,000

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Months: 36

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2000 Ford Focus SE Colors

Interior Colors
Medium Graphite w/Cloth Low Back Buckets
Dark Charcoal w/Cloth Low Back Buckets
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Exterior Colors
Fort Knox Gold Clearcoat Metallic
Autumn Orange Clearcoat Metallic
Infra-Red Clearcoat
Sangria Red Clearcoat Metallic
Atlantic Blue Clearcoat Metallic...
Light Sapphire Blue Clearcoat Metallic
Rainforest Green Clearcoat Metallic
CD Silver Clearcoat Metallic
Pitch Black Clearcoat
Cloud 9 White Clearcoat

Engine

Type Gas I4
Engine Size (l) 2
Cylinders Configuration I-4
Displacement (cc) 2,000
Drive Type FWD
Horsepower (rpm) 5,300
Horsepower (hp) 130
Torque (rpm) 4,500
Torque Lb (ft) 135
Engine Location Front
Valves 8
Compression 9.60
Bore (mm) 84.80
Bore (in) 3.34

Fuel

Type Gasoline
Tank Capacity (gal) 13.20
Grade 49.96

Mileage

EPA City Economy 27
EPA Highway Economy 35
EPA Combined Economy 30
Cruising Range City (mi) 330
Cruising Range Hwy (mi) 435.6

Transmission

Type Manual
Number Of Speeds 5
Description 5 Speed Manual
First Gear Ratio 3.15
Second Gear Ratio 1.93
Third Gear Ratio 1.28
Fourth Gear Ratio 0.95
Fifth Gear Ratio 0.76
Reverse Gear Ratio 3.65
Final Drive Axle Ratio 3.61

Powertrain

Doors

Doors 4

Seating

Number Of Seats 5
Max Seating Capacity 5

Wheels

Front Wheel Material Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 14 x 5.5
Spare Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Size (in) Compact

Exterior dimensions

Overall Length (in) 174.88
Overall Width (in) 66.89
Max Width Without Mirrors (in) 66.90
Overall Height (in) 56.30
Track Width Front (in) 58.80
Track Width Rear (in) 58.50
Wheelbase (in) 102.99

Interior dimensions

Passenger Volume (cu.ft) 94
Trunk Volume (cu.ft) 12.90
Front Head Room (in) 39.30
Rear Head Room (in) 38.50
Front Shoulder Room (in) 53.70
Rear Shoulder Room (in) 53.70
Front Leg Room (in) 43.10
Rear Leg Room (in) 37.60
Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 13
Max Cargo Volume (cu.ft) 13

Weights

Curb Weight Base (lb) 2,551

Steering

Type Power Rack & Pinion
Overall Ratio 16
Turning Diameter Curb To Curb (ft) 34.30
Turning Radius Curb To Curb (ft) 17.15

Trailering

Max Tongue Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 100
Max Trailer Dead Weight Hitch (lb) 1,000

Braking

Type Power
Front Disc Yes
Rear Drum Yes

Tires

Front Tire Size P185/65R14
Rear Tire Size P185/65R14
Spare Tire Size Compact
Spare Tire Size Compact

Suspensions

Front Type MacPherson strut
Front Type Extended w/Coil Springs
Rear Type SLA Multi-Link
Rear Type Extended w/Coil Springs

Emissions

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  • Recall Date 02/24/2012

    Campaign ID; 12E007000

    Component Equipment

    Recall Summary

    Ride Control, Llc (Ride Control) Is Recalling Certain Readymount Assemblies, P/N 746641Mt And 746646Mt, With Corresponding Aftermarket Customer Part Numbers: Gabriel G56944 And Gabriel G56945, And Privately Branded Partsmaster With Part Numbers G68944 And G68945. The Readymount Assemblies Were Sold As Aftermarket Service Equipment For Use On Certain 2000 Through 2005 Ford Focus Vehicles. These Assemblies Were Assembled With A Nut Without The Necessary Washer. The Absence Of The Washer Can Allow The Readymount Assembly To Pull Apart The Top Mount.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Assembly Separates During Installation, It Could Result In Injury To The Installer. If The Assembly Separates While The Vehicle Is In Motion, It Could Result In Secondary Damage To The Vehicle And Possibly Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Ride Control Will Notify Owners And Will Set Up Procedures To Inspect, Repair, And/Or Replace The Affected Parts Without Charge To The Owner. The Safety Recall Began On March 30, 2012. Owners May Contact Ride Control At 1-800-999-3903.

  • Recall Date 05/11/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E025000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Dope, Inc. Is Recalling 42,540 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dope, Inc. Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On July 28, 2009. Owners May Contact Dope, Inc. At 1-626-272-1798.

  • Recall Date 04/07/2009

    Campaign ID; 09E012000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Sabersport Is Recalling 16,270 Combination Corner And Bumper Lamp Assemblies Of Various Part Numbers Sold For Use As Aftermarket Equipment For Various Passenger Vehicles. These Headlamps Fail To Conform To The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment." These Lamps Do Not Contain The Required Amber Side Reflectors.

    Recall Consequences

    Decreased Lighting Visibility May Result In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Sabersport Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund For The Noncompliant Combination Lamps. The Safety Recall Began On May 11, 2009. Owners May Contact Sabersport At 1-909-598-7589.

  • Recall Date 08/11/2008

    Campaign ID; 08E050000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    K2 Motor Is Recalling 1,921 Aftermarket Headlamps Of Various Models Sold For Use On The Above Listed Vehicles. These Headlamps Are Missing The Amber Side Reflex Reflector Which Fails To Conform With The Requirements Of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment."

    Recall Consequences

    Without The Amber Side Reflex Reflectors, The Lighting Visibility May Be Affected, Possibly Resulting In A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    K2 Motor Will Notify Owners And Offer A Full Refund. The Recall Began On Decemeber 17, 2008. Owners May Contact K2 Motor At 1-909-839-2992.

  • Recall Date 05/24/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E049000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Ck Motorsports Combination Headlights, Clear Corner, Bumper, And Side Marker Lights Sold As Replacement Lamps For Use On The Passenger Vehicles Listed Above. Some Combination Lamps That Are Not Equipped With Amber Side Reflectors Fail To Conform To Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    Without The Amber Reflectors, The Vehicle Will Be Poorly Illuminated, Possibly Resulting In A Vehicle Crash Without Warning.

    Recall Remedy

    Ck Motorsport Will Notify Owners And Replace The Noncompliant Lamps Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On July 1, 2006. Owners May Contact Ck Motorsport At 1-909-610-7211.

  • Recall Date 03/23/2006

    Campaign ID; 06E026000

    Component Exterior Lighting

    Recall Summary

    Certain Pro-A Motors Corner Lamps, Turn Signals, And Headlights Sold As Replacement Lamps For Use On Certain Passenger Vehicles Listed Above. Some Combination Lamps That Are Not Equipped With Amber Side Reflectors Fail To Conform To Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, Lamps, Reflective Devices, And Associated Equipment.

    Recall Consequences

    Without The Amber Reflectors, The Vehicle Will Be Poorly Illuminated, Possibly Resulting In A Vehicle Crash Without Warning.

    Recall Remedy

    Pro-A Motors Will Notify Owners And Offer To Repurchase The Lamps. The Recall Began On April 3, 2006. Owners May Contact Pro-A Motors At 323-838-2988.

  • Recall Date 02/01/2005

    Campaign ID; 05V030000

    Component Latches/Locks/Linkages

    Recall Summary

    Certain Passenger Vehicles With Four Or Five Doors And Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin, And The District Of Columbia, A Build-Up Of Corrosion At The Pawl Pivot Area Of The Rear Door Latch Can Cause A Binding Condition Of The Pawl That May Affect Proper Engagement Of The Pawl Into The Catch. The Occupant May Experience Difficulty Opening Or Closing A Rear Door, And Eventually The Rear Door May Not Latch Properly.

    Recall Consequences

    If Not Latched Properly, The Door May Open While The Vehicle Is In Motion. If An Occupant Fell Out Of The Vehicle, Personal Injuries Could Occur.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Have A Lower Rocker Seal Added To The Door And Have The Rear Door Latches Evaluated Free Of Charge. A Latch That Passes The Evaluation Will Be Lubricated To Prevent Future Corrosion. A Latch That Does Not Pass The Evaluation Will Be Replaced. In Addition, A Sticker Will Be Affixed To The Rear Doors Advising The Owners To Use The Recommended Lubricant. The Recall Began On March 9, 2005. Owners May Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

  • Recall Date 11/19/2003

    Campaign ID; 03V482000

    Component Fuel System, Gasoline

    Recall Summary

    On Certain Passenger Vehicles, Contamination Of The Filter In The Fuel Delivery Module (Fdm) Can Reduce, And Eventually Block, The Flow Of Fuel To The Engine.

    Recall Consequences

    This May Cause Engine Hesitation, Loss Of Power, Surging, And Other Similar Symptoms. Over Time, The Filter May Become Sufficiently Blocked To Cause The Engine To Stall, Which Could Result In A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    This Action Is Deemed A Safety Improvement Campaign And Is Not Being Conducted Under The Safety Act. All Owners Will Be Notified Of The Problem, And Dealers Will Replace The Fdm With A New Design At No Charge If The Owner Reports That The Vehicle Exhibits Any Of The Identified Symptoms. The Free Replacement Will Be Available For A Period Of 10 Years Following The Original Purchase Of The Vehicle, With No Mileage Limit. Owner Notification Is Expected To Begin During November 2003. Owners Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

  • Recall Date 11/06/2002

    Campaign ID; 02V288000

    Component Electrical System

    Recall Summary

    Certain Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Zetec Engines, Loose Or Broken Attachments And Misrouted Battery Cables Could Lead To Cable Insulation Damage.

    Recall Consequences

    This, In Turn, Could Cause The Battery Cables To Short Resulting In Heat Damage To The Cables. Besides Heat Damage, The "Check Engine" Light May Illuminate, The Vehicle May Fail To Start, Or Smoke, Melting, Or Fire Could Also Occur.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect The Battery Cables For The Condition Of The Cable Insulation And Proper Tightening Of The Terminal Ends. As Necessary, Cables Will Be Rerouted, Retaining Clips Installed, And Damaged Battery Cables Replaced. Owner Notification Began February 10, 2003. Owners Who Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 11/06/2002

    Campaign ID; 02V289000

    Component Steering

    Recall Summary

    Certain Passenger Vehicles Have Loose Pinch Bolts That Secure The Lower Control Arm To The Steering Knuckle Have Been Reported.

    Recall Consequences

    Loose Pinch Bolts Could Exhibit Noise, Vibration And, In Extreme Cases If Left Uncorrected, Separation Of The Joint Or Fracture Of The Ball Joint Stud, Increasing The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect The Steering Knuckle Pinch Bolt For Tightness And Correct As Necessary. Owner Notification Began February 10, 2003. Owners Who Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 11/29/2001

    Campaign ID; 01I017000

    Component Wheels

    Recall Summary

    This Is Not A Safety Recall In Accordance With The Safety Act. However, It Is Deemed A Safety Improvement Campaign By The Agency. Vehicle Description: 2000-2001 Ford Focus Passenger Vehicles, Originally Sold In Or Currently Registered In The States Of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohiom, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, And Wisconsin. In High Corrosion Areas, Where Salt Is Used On Roadways In The Winter, The Rear Wheel Bearing Seal Race Can Experience Surface Corrosion. If This Condition Occurs, The Wheel Bearing Seals Could Become Damaged And Allow Contamination To Enter The Wheel Bearings.

    Recall Consequences

    The Wheel Bearings Could Prematurely Wear And Cause A Noticeable Noise. If Not Repaired, This Condition Could Progress To The Point Where The Wheel Begins To Wobble.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Rear Wheel Bearings At No Cost To The Consumer. Additional Bearing Seals Will Also Be Installed To Ensure A Smooth Ride. This Program Will Be In Effect Until December 31, 2002, Regardless Of Mileage. Even If The Vehicle Has Already Been Serviced Under Recall Campaign 00S31, Ford Has Taken Additional Steps To Keep The Wheel Bearings In Top Shape. Owners Can Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332, Concerning This Program.

  • Recall Date 08/08/2001

    Campaign ID; 01V258000

    Component Visibility

    Recall Summary

    Vehicle Description: Passenger Cars, Sport Utility Vehicles, And Light And Medium Duty Pickup Trucks. A Switch Located In The Plastic Cover Of The Wiper Motor Gear Case Could Malfunction And Overheat, Potentially Resulting In Loss Of Intermittent Wiper Function, Loss Of Wiper Park Function, Complete Loss Of Wiper Function, Or Ignition Of The Plastic Cover Material. Switch Malfunction Is Most Likely To Occur When The Intermittent Setting Of The Wipers Is Being Used, Or When Snow Or Ice Obstructs The Blades From Returning To The "Parked" Position At The Bottom Of The Windshield. These Vehicles Were Built At The Following Assembly Plants: Atlanta Plant From 2/11/00 Through 7/31/00; Chicago Plant From 2/14/00 Through 8/4/00; Kansas City Plant From 2/26/00 To 9/4/00; Kentucky Truck Plant From 2/18/00 To 8/31/00; Michigan Truck Plant From 2/23/00 Through 8/3/00; Norfolk Plant From 2/21/00 Through 7/27/00; Wayne Stamping And Assembly Plant From 2/25/00 Through 8/15/00; And Wixom Plant From 2/15/00 Through 8/8/00.

    Recall Consequences

    Loss Of Visibility While Driving Increases The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect The Date Code On The Wiper Motor. Motors Built With The Suspect Time Frame Will Have The Wiper Motor Gear Case Cover Replaced. Owner Notification Began August 20, 2001. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-866-436-7332.

  • Recall Date 12/14/2000

    Campaign ID; 00V418000

    Component Seats

    Recall Summary

    Vehicle Description: Station Wagons And 3-Door Vehicles. The Subject Vehicles Have A Folding 60/40 Second Seat That Becomes A Load Floor In The Folded Position. When The 60% Portion Of The Seat Is Folded Down And A Load Is Applied To The Front Edge Of The Load Floor, The Outboard Hinge Pivot Could Disengage From The Hinge.

    Recall Consequences

    If The Seat Is Then Returned To The Upright Position Without Re-Engaging The Hinge Pivot, The Seat And Seat Belts May Not Provide The Intended Level Of Performance In The Event Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Install A Revised Seat Back Hinge Pivot.

  • Recall Date 12/06/2000

    Campaign ID; 00V411000

    Component Electrical System

    Recall Summary

    Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. A Decklid Wire Harness Can Fatigue And Develop Broken Wires In The Bend Area Of The Wire Harness.

    Recall Consequences

    This Could Result In Either A Loss Of Individual Lamp Functions, Or In The Case Of A Short Of The Broken Wires That Causes A Fuse To Open, In The Loss Of Stop Lamp Or Tail Lamp Function. Loss Of Stop Lamp Or Tail Lamp Function Could Increase The Risk Of A Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Replace The Decklid Wire Harness.

  • Recall Date 10/12/2000

    Campaign ID; 00V302000

    Component Vehicle Speed Control

    Recall Summary

    Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles Equipped With Speed Control And Automatic Transmission. A Speed Control Cable Could Have A Core Wire That Is Long Enough To Catch On The Sleeve At The Throttle Body End Of The Cable During Wide-Open Throttle Acceleration.

    Recall Consequences

    A Throttle That Does Not Return To Idle Could Result In Reduced Vehicle Control And, Potentially, A Vehicle Crash.

    Recall Remedy

    Dealers Will Inspect These Vehicles And, If Necessary, Replace The Speed Control Cable. Owner Notification Began October 12, 2000. Owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Ford At 1-800-392-3673.

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