Under the Hood

The base LX engine is a 110-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder. The SE, ZX3 and ZX5 are equipped with a 130-hp, 2.0-liter four-cylinder. A 145-hp four-cylinder goes into the ZTS and is optional in other models. The SVT Focus uses a 170-hp engine. All engines team with a standard five-speed-manual or optional four-speed-automatic transmission except the SVT Focus, which uses a six-speed-manual transmission.

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    Headlamp washers
    The headlamp washers will operate with the windscreen washers when the headlamps are on. Note: To stop the washer fluid reservoir emptying quickly, the headlamp washers will not operate every tim ...

    Driving on snow and ice
    4WD vehicles have advantages over 2WD vehicles in snow and ice but can skid like any other vehicle. Should you start to slide while driving on snowy or icy roads, turn the steering wheel in the d ...

    Brake disc - examination, removal and refitting
    Note: From 1987, thicker brake discs were fitted. If the later discs are fitted to earlier models, longer wheel studs must be fitted to accommodate the increased thickness. Consult a dealer for fu ...