Ford Focus Hatchback 2008

This generation of Ford Focus has been produced from January, 2008 to January, 2011. We can provide information about 12 modifications of this generation. The car has been produced only with front wheel drive.

This Ford is available with six petrol engines with displacement from 1.4 to 2.5 litres and power of from 80 to 305 horsepower un three diesel engines with displacement from 1.6 to 2.0 litres and power of from 100 to 136 horsepower.
The car is available with both manual (9 versions), as well as automatic (3 versions) gearbox.

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Ford Focus hatchback average fuel consumption in combined cycle for petrol engine is from 6.6 to 9.4 litres per 100km, whereas for diesel engine - from 4.5 to 5.8 litres per 100km. The most economical Ford Focus petrol engine version is Ford Focus 1.4 16V, consuming 6.6 litres per 100km. While the most economical Ford Focus diesel - Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi for 100 kilometers consumes 4.5 liters of diesel.

Ford Focus hatchback CO2 emissions for petrol engine are from 157 to 224 grams per kilometer, whereas for diesel engine - from 118 to 154 grams per kilometer. From Ford Focus with petrol engines the lowest CO2 emissions has Ford Focus 1.4 16V which produces an average of 157 grams of CO2 per kilometer. In turn, from the Ford Focus diesels least CO2 distributes Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi - 118 grams per km.

The best acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h - 5.9 seconds has Ford Focus RS 2.5 version, conversely the tardiest one is Ford Focus 1.4 16V reaching this speed only in 14.1 seconds.

Lenght of Ford Focus is 435 cm, it is medium size car. For comparison - Ford Focus is about 5 cm longer than Honda Civic hatchback, but 7 cm shorter than Opel Astra hatchback. Ford Focus gross weight is from 1690 to 1950 kg (depending on modification), this car is about 8 percent heavier than the average for this age and class of vehicles.

This Ford is relatively cheap - it can be purchased (in Latvia) for around 3000 €. According to user reviews, average Ford Focus repair costs are 120 € per year. Users calculated Ford Focus cost of ownership for this generation, got average 2200 € cost per year and 0.21 € cost per one kilometer. Fuel costs were estimated at around 49%, while repair and maintenance costs - around 28% from total. We have an excellent car cost calculator, calculate ownership costs of Ford Focus for your situation and driving habits here! Below you will find more detailed information about Ford Focus prices and costs.

In user reviews Ford Focus received average grade 6.8 (from 10) which is relatively low, considering average rate 8.1 for similar aged cars. Ratings are quite controversial, both positive and not so good, read more in the reviews below. 75% of reviewers would recommend this car to the friend.

Ford Focus modifications

Modification Engine Power Fuel cons. Gearbox
Ford Focus 1.4 16V Jan 2008 — Jan 2011 1.4 Petrol 80 HP 6.6 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Ford Focus 1.6 16V Jan 2008 — Jan 2011 1.6 Petrol 100 HP 6.7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Ford Focus 1.6 16V Jan 2008 — Jan 2011 1.6 Petrol 100 HP 7.7 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi Jan 2008 — Jan 2011 1.6 Diesel 100 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi Jan 2008 — Jan 2011 1.6 Diesel 109 HP 4.5 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Ford Focus 1.8 16V Apr 2008 — Jan 2011 1.8 Petrol 125 HP 7 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Ford Focus 2.0 16V Jan 2008 — Jan 2011 2.0 Petrol 145 HP 7.1 l/100km Manual (5 gears)
Ford Focus 2.0 16V Jan 2008 — Jan 2011 2.0 Petrol 145 HP 8 l/100km Automatic (4 gears)
Ford Focus 2.0 TDC Apr 2008 — Jan 2011 2.0 Diesel 136 HP 5.5 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Ford Focus 2.0 TDCi Apr 2008 — Jan 2011 2.0 Diesel 136 HP 5.8 l/100km Automatic (6 gears)
Ford Focus 2.5 20V Turbo ST Apr 2008 — Jan 2011 2.5 Petrol 225 HP 9.3 l/100km Manual (6 gears)
Ford Focus RS 2.5 Jan 2009 — Dec 2010 2.5 Petrol 305 HP 9.4 l/100km Manual (6 gears)

Ford Focus prices

Ford Focus 2008 - 2011 hatchback price in Latvia is from 1800 € to 4000 €.
Comparing to analogical vehicles Ford Focus price is more below average - Ford Focus is approximately for 24 percents cheaper then average hatchbacks of this age (compare hatchbacks 2008 - 2011 prices).

YearLowestAverageHighestAvailability
Ford Focus 2010 price 3500 € 3700 € 4000 €
Ford Focus 2009 price 2400 € 3100 € 4000 €
Ford Focus 2008 price 1800 € 2300 € 2700 €

Ford Focus total costs of ownership

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Ford Focus reliability and quality

According to yearly reports of German vehicle inspection service (TÜV) Ford Focus quality is very low. In the roadworthiness tests carried out in 2022, deffects were detected in an average of 29.8 percent of Ford Focus of this generation.

Ford Focus reliability and quality
Most reliable used over 15 years old cars
Most reliable over 15 years old hatchbacks

Ford Focus hatchback features (options)

Percentage of Ford Focus with corresponding feature (option)

Conditioning
78%
Adjustable steering wheel
65%
Metallic paint
61%
Climate control
60%
Rain sensor
46%
Cruise control
42%
Heated seats
28%
Rear parking sensors
21%
Dimming mirrors
14%

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Ford Focus reviews

Total 46 Ford Focus owner reviews

Ford Focus 2008 Hatchback Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2012 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:80`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.5 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 650 € (~ 162 € per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 69
Ford Focus 2008 Hatchback Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2012 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:70`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 7.6 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 600 € (~ 150 € per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 68
Ford Focus 2010 Estate car/wagon Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2021 (age of car 11 years) Owned for:1 year
Average fuel consumption: 5.5 litres per 100km (90% urban driving)
Total car rating:
4/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 35
Ford Focus 2009 Hatchback Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 6 years) Owned for:70`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 4.5 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1000 €
Total car rating:
2/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 50
Ford Focus 2010 Estate car/wagon Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2016 (age of car 6 years) Owned for:177`000 kilometers (1 year)
Average fuel consumption: 6.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 1600 € (~ 1600 € per year)
Total car rating:
5/10
Review - positive and negative sides
 
Ford Focus 2010 Estate car/wagon Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:110`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.4 litres per 100km (40% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 100 € (~ 50 € per year)
Total car rating:
5/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 47
Ford Focus 2009 Estate car/wagon Diesel 2.0 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2013 (age of car 4 years) Owned for:120`000 kilometers (3 years)
Average fuel consumption: 6.5 litres per 100km (80% urban driving)
Total car rating:
9/10
   male, age 62
Ford Focus 2008 Estate car/wagon Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2008 (age of car 0 years) Owned for:255`000 kilometers (8 years)
Average fuel consumption: 5.4 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 2990 € (~ 373 € per year)
Total car rating:
4/10
Review - positive and negative sides
   male, age 49
Ford Focus 2009 Hatchback Petrol 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2014 (age of car 5 years) Owned for:50`000 kilometers (0 years)
Average fuel consumption: 6.0 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 100 €
Total car rating:
8/10
   male, age 58
Ford Focus 2008 Hatchback Petrol 1.6 litres, Automatic gearbox
Purchase year:2009 (age of car 1 year) Owned for:7 years
Average fuel consumption: 9.8 litres per 100km (50% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 200 € (~ 28 € per year)
Total car rating:
9/10
   female, age 56
Ford Focus 2010 Estate car/wagon Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2015 (age of car 5 years) Owned for:30`000 kilometers (4 years)
Average fuel consumption: 4.6 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 200 € (~ 50 € per year)
Total car rating:
8/10
   male, age 55
Ford Focus 2008 Estate car/wagon Diesel 1.6 litres, Manual gearbox
Purchase year:2017 (age of car 9 years) Owned for:200`000 kilometers (2 years)
Average fuel consumption: 4.5 litres per 100km (60% urban driving)
Total cost of repairs: 30 € (~ 15 € per year)
Total car rating:
10/10
   male, age 42
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