Ford Focus, Packed with Features

by Chuck Smith

Manufactured and crafted by the Ford Motor Company of the United States and North America, the Ford Focus has been roaming the streets all around the globe. In fact, most countries are quite familiar with this vehicle.

It first made its way in 1998 in Europe. After two years, the United States and North America then were introduced to the Ford Focus. This vehicle has become so success so much so that at present, it has already become recognized as the most popular car in United Kingdom. It has also been said that it just has been following the footsteps of its predecessor which was the Ford Escort. If you travel to Australia, New Zealand, Japan, and other countries in that nook of the globe, you would learn that the Ford Focus replaced the Mazda Laser which was actually based on the Mazda 323 or the Mazda Protege.

The Ford Focus has been made available in a variety of model trims that comprise of the Ford Focus ZX3, the Ford Focus ZX4, the Ford Focus ZX4 ST, the Ford Focus ZX5, and the Ford Focus ZXW. It has also been made available in a range of exterior colors which include Screaming Yellow Clearcoat, Liquid Grey, Infra-Red, Light Tundra, Dark Toreador Red, Sonic Blue, CD Silver, Pitch Black, and Cloud 9 White. As per its interior, the color choices are charcoal and light flint.

This vehicle has been designed and crafted to be packed with features. One could choose to opt for sport bucket seats with adjustable head restraints and passenger side tip and slide features. These seats also have a side map pocket. Aside from that, they could also be folded 60/40 and has a flip up rear seat cushion. Air conditioning is a part of the whole set of features. If you like music, this vehicle also has an AM/FM radio with a CD player, MP3 player with clock, and four speakers. There also are warning lights so as to attract the attention of the driver. These warning lights blink up for air bag readiness, safety belt fastening, if a door is ajar, the charging system, a low engine oil pressure, the brake system and parking brake, to check the engine, if the overdrive is off for automatic transmission systems, for the antilock brake system, to check on the fuel filler door, as well as if there is low fuel or if there is a loose fuel cap.

Ford has been known as the car manufacturer whose foremost concern is to fulfill the needs of its customers all around the globe.

About the Author

Chuck, a 38 year old freelance writer from Charleston, South Carolina, has been specializing on automotive-related articles and news. He has a degree in Automotive Techonology.