Technical specifications

Wheel nut torque

Tyre pressures (cold tyres)


Tyre pressures (cold tyres)

Up to 80 km/h (50 mph)

Except convertible, Focus ST and Focus RS


Except convertible, Focus ST and Focus RS

Up to 160 km/h (100 mph)

1Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.1Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.


1Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.

Continuous speed in excess of 160 km/h (100 mph)

Convertible


Convertible

Up to 160 km/h (100 mph)

1Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.


1Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.

Continuous speed in excess of 160 km/h (100 mph)

Focus ST


Focus ST

Up to 160 km/h (100 mph)

1Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.


1Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.

Continuous speed in excess of 160 km/h (100 mph)

Up to 190 km/h (118 mph)


Up to 190 km/h (118 mph)

Continuous speed in excess of 190 km/h (118 mph)


Continuous speed in excess of 190 km/h (118 mph)

Focus RS


Focus RS

Winter tyres

CAUTION:
Fit only 7J x 17" ET50 wheels when using 215/50 R 17 91V tyres. Ford wheels have been designed with correct clearance to the brake calliper and are recommended.

1 Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.


1 Only fit snow chains to specified tyres.

2 For optimum performance, these tyres are recommended.

General tyres

1 For optimum performance, Conti SportContact3 DOT HW tyres are recommended.


1 For optimum performance, Conti SportContact3 DOT HW tyres are recommended.

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