Ford Fokus>> Introduction>> The chassis
Car Focus driving is a bright example of the best combination of comfort and safety. On the car the forward suspension bracket of type McPherson and back — type SLA, as well as on car Mondeo Turnier, on two cross-section levers of different length is applied. The suspension bracket has taxiing up effect that does Focus pleasant in management. All elements of a back suspension bracket are established on the back cross-section frame, fastening by bolts to the bottom part of a body. Focus it is equipped by disk brakes on all wheels, it is braked by four disk brakes, in the European market cars with back brakes of drum-type type, as at car Escort also are presented. Forward brakes are equipped by ventilated brake disks in the thickness of 22 mm and diameter 258 mm. Diameter of pistons brake скобы 54 mm. Back brakes have brake disks in diameter of 252,7 mm and thickness of 10 mm which are clamped by pistons in diameter of 34 mm. For reduction of effort by a brake pedal on Focus the vacuum amplifier is established. The lay brake brakes back wheels. System ABS is established on the majority of models.
The car is equipped by the steering hydraulic booster.
On the car establish a mechanical 5-step transmission iB5 with engines of 1,4 1,8 l and MTX 75 with engines of 2,0 l Zetec-E; 1,8 l Endura — a turbodiesel. On cars with the engine of 1,6 l Zetec-SE the automatic transmission 4F27E is established.