2002 Ford Focus

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31 reviews
Available Price Range $600-$6,232 Trims15 Combined MPG 23-32 Seats 5

Our Take on the 2002 Ford Focus

Our Take

Introduced for 2001, the European-designed Focus quickly displaced the Escort as Ford’s top-selling small car. The front-drive compact comes as a four-door sedan, a two-door hatchback, a four-door wagon and a new four-door hatchback. Sedans are offered in LX, SE and ZTS trims, while the two... Read Full Report

Reviews

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Sometimes, even for the all-knowing, prescient, and infallible automotive journalist, a car arrives that is full of surprise. I am driving such a car as I enter a climbing S-curve at 50 miles per hour. I am in third gear, the exhaust is rumbling behind me, and just for giggles I shift up into fourth at 4,000 rpms and stomp the gas. The car rockets forward, the exhaust note deepens, and the s... Read full review for the 2002 Ford Focus

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Consumer Reviews

3.7

Average based on 31 reviews

Excellent for Singles or Couples, not Families.

by TradingUp. from Southern IN & IL on July 24, 2009

I bought my 2002 Ford Focus SE when it was just a year old, and it only had 40,000 miles on it. I drove it my last year and a half of high school, 90 miles per day all through college, and still have ... Read Full Review

15 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up.


It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.

Safety

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Recalls

There are currently 9 recalls for this car.

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