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2008 Ford Focus Sedan

At a Glance

Pricing $14,660 - $17,650
Drive Types FWD
Engines 2.0l I4
Transmissions A4, M5
Fuel Economy 24 (city), 33-35 (highway)

Overview Information

The Focus has been lauded for its sophisticated handling and fun-to-drive characteristics. A 2.0L I-4 Duratec engine and 5-speed manual are standard on the Focus sedan. An optional 4-speed automatic is available. This 4-door sedan is an excellent value in a compact package. Optional leather seats are an unusual luxury option. ABS, and side impact airbags are available safety features. A CD/MP3 audio system is standard.

What Changed:

The new 4-door sedan is part of this extensively refreshed Focus lineup. Although the US Focus has not adopted the European Focus platform, Ford has chosen to completely restyle its compact car to make it more competitive. Only the 2.0L Duratec engine offered, mated to a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic. The interior has also been redesigned for a more contemporary (or flashy) appearance.

Official Word:

Redesigned from the inside out, the 2008 Ford Focus brings a bold new look, a modern interior and a high level of driving enjoyment to the small car segment. Joining the new Focus four-door sedan is, for the first time, ever a sporty two-door coupe, which is designed to attract new and younger buyers to a growing small car market. Ford is renewing its commitment to the small car market as an influx of younger buyers...Read.

Model/Trim/Package Engine MPG VjI Base Price
Focus Sedan S 2.0l I4 (140-bhp) M5 FWD 24/35/29 $14,660
Focus Sedan S 2.0l I4 (140-bhp) A4 FWD 24/33/28 $15,475
Focus Sedan SE 2.0l I4 (140-bhp) M5 FWD 24/35/29 $15,490
Focus Sedan SE 2.0l I4 (140-bhp) A4 FWD 24/33/28 $16,305
Focus Sedan SES 2.0l I4 (140-bhp) M5 FWD 24/35/29 $16,835
Focus Sedan SES 2.0l I4 (140-bhp) A4 FWD 24/33/28 $17,650