• (4.1) 31 reviews
  • MSRP: $200$5,304
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 29-31
  • Engine: 110-hp, 2.0-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2000 Ford Focus

Our Take on the 2000 Ford Focus

Ford has big plans for the Focus, a new small car that invades the United States this year. Already a hit in Europe, where it was designed, Ford expects Focus to replace the Escort as its high-volume small car. The Escort sold in the United States was jointly engineered with Mazda, while a diffe... Read Full Report

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The Ford Focus ZX3 is a three-door hatchback dedicated to becoming the young grad's first new car. And it certainly has everything it needs to accomplish that. It's cute, a whole lot of fun to drive, extremely roomy for a small car, and priced right. Given the fact that its modest starting sticker of $11,865 includes alloy wheels, a CD player, and the more powerful Focus engine, the ... Read full review for the 2000 Ford Focus

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Good car for college students

by Brandi from Chillicothe, OH on July 11, 2008

I bought my 2000 Focus Used in 2007. I've not had one major problem with it--all I've had to do so far is replace the brakes, but the car was at 100,000 miles by then. My little car has been extremel... Read Full Review

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