Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,720 - $4,292
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
26 City / 32 HWY
Horsepower
130-151
Seats
5
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Kelley Blue Book Value®
$2,720 - $4,292
Used Fair Market Range
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
26 City / 32 HWY
Horsepower
130-151
Seats
5

Ford Focus Models & Trims

2005 Ford Focus Owner Reviews

3.93

290 Reviews

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2005 Ford Focus is amazing on gas!

The only real problem that I have noticed with this vehicle is that it is a bit loud when you first start it up, and continues a little softer throughout the ride. But it may just be because of how old it is at this point. It is extremely good on gas. You do not have to pay as much or as often for gas as many other cars out there. So it is great for those who travel far for work. Average comfort for seating, not something that you would necessarily enjoy resting in, but enough not to be in large amounts of pain after a long car ride. There is plenty of storage for small items. Lots of space in both the front and back seats. Plenty of space in the trunk for groceries and even large appliances. It has great handling and accuracy. It does not include a CD player, but you are able to charge your phone, or hook up a device that will allow you to listen to music from your phone. The radio works very well and the speakers provide clear and smooth sound. The seat and window controls are very easy to operate. Easy to clean inside. This is not a race car, nor anything luxurious, but if you are looking for something cost efficient and reliable, this car is perfect.

- Day F

Good little car, bad color!

It is a reliable 4 door car. However it is loud inside the car, you can hear the tires on the road. It sounds like your driving thru a tunnel all the time. The paint color on this car is light tundra, I would never recommend this color. It is pretty, but becomes nearly invisible when driving. I share this car with 3 other drivers, we have all been hit and nearly hit by other drivers. For instance when on the freeway we have all had times when truckers try to merge on top of us. It has been hit while stopped at a stop light by a cop car. A bear ran into the back of the cad while I was driving. A deer ran into the side of the car. I think the car is a good car, I just don't think the color should ever be used again. I have also seen other ford focus in light tundra and everyone has been dented up.

- Molly C

It is not reliable. Too many issues. Too small.

It is just a car that gets me to work. Transmission, alternator, battery, belts and tires all had issues within the first year of me having it. The ac does not work well. Seats are not very comfortable. It is hanging on by a thread on most places. Hard to clean. Drink holders are not very good. I have had several drink fall on me and roll under the seat. Whenever I go through the car was it jumps the track because neutral is not really neutral you have to place it in between reverse and neutral which almost caused an accident in a car wash. Locks do not work. It has probably seen better days but it has cost me more than it is worth to just make it drivable.

- Kirsten M

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Key Specs

Overview

Kelley Blue Book Value

Kelley Blue Book Value
$3,109 - $4,292
$3,043 - $4,254

Horsepower

Horsepower
130 - 136 hp
130 - 136 hp

Engine Type

Engine Type
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 Duratec 20 engine
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 DURATEC ENGINE
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 DURATEC 20E ENGINE
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 Duratec 20 engine
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 DURATEC ENGINE
2.0L DOHC SMPI I4 DURATEC 20E ENGINE
Interior Features

Convenience & Comfort

Sun Roof

Sun Roof
Optional

Alarm

Alarm
Optional

Steering Wheel Controls

Steering Wheel Controls
Optional

Cruise Control

Cruise Control
Optional

Rear Defrost

Rear Defrost

Premium Sound System

Premium Sound System
Optional

Power Steering

Power Steering

Dimensions

Front Leg Room

Front Leg Room
40.7 in.
40.7 in.

Front Head Room

Front Head Room
39.1 in.
39.1 in.

Rear Leg Room

Rear Leg Room
37.6 in.
37.6 in.

Second Head Room

Second Head Room
38.4 - 38.6 in.
38.4 - 39.8 in.

Trunk Volume

Trunk Volume
14.8 - 18 cu. ft.
14.8 - 18 cu. ft.

Entertainment

MP3 Player

MP3 Player
Optional

CD Player

CD Player
Optional

Heating & Cooling

AC

AC
Optional

Seats

Passengers

Passengers
5
5

Pass Through Rear Seat

Pass Through Rear Seat
Exterior Features

Accessories

Standard Wheels

Standard Wheels
Steel
Steel

Dimensions

Wheelbase

Wheelbase
102.9 in.
102.9 in.

Turning Radius

Turning Radius
34.1 ft.
34.1 ft.

Length

Length
168.5 - 175.2 in.
168.5 - 178.4 in.

Width

Width
66.7 in.
66.7 in.
Mechanical Specs

Engine & Performance

Weight

Weight
2621 - 2696 .lbs
2651 - 2771 .lbs

Horsepower

Horsepower
130 - 136 hp
130 - 136 hp

Torque

Torque
129 - 133 ft. lbs.
129 - 133 ft. lbs.

Maximum Tongue Weight

Maximum Tongue Weight
100 .lbs
100 .lbs

Drivetrain

Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive
Front Wheel Drive

Fuel

Fuel Capacity

Fuel Capacity
14 gal.
14 gal.

Combined

Combined
13 - 34 mpg
13 - 34 mpg

City

City
26 mpg
26 mpg

Highway

Highway
32 - 35 mpg
32 - 35 mpg
Safety Features

Features

Spare Tire

Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire
Temporary Spare Tire

ABS Brakes

ABS Brakes
Optional
Optional

Traction Control

Traction Control
Optional

Air Bags

Driver Airbag

Driver Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Passenger Airbag

Front Side Airbag

Front Side Airbag
Optional
Optional

Safety & Reliability

NHTSA Crash Test
  • Front

  • Overall

  • Rollover

  • Side

*National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

IIHS Crash Test
  • Moderate Overlap Front

  • Side

  • Roof Strength

    N/A
  • Driver-side Overlap Front

    N/A

*Insurance Institute for Highway Safety