The Ford Focus is a compact caur (C-segment in Europe) manufactured bi the Ford Motor Company syne 1998. Ford began sales o the Focus tae Europe in Julie 1998 an in North Americae durin 1999 for the 2000 model year.

Ford Focus
Ford Focus 1.6 Ti-VCT Champions Edition (III) – Frontansicht, 23. September 2012, Mettmann.jpg
Owerview
ManufacturerFord
Production1998–present
Body and chassis
ClessCompact caur
Smaw faimily caur
LayootFront-ingine, front-wheel drive
Chronology
PredecessorFord Escort (Europe an North Americae)
Ford Laser (Asie an Oceanie)

In Europe, Sooth Americae, North Americae an Sooth Africae, the Focus replacit the various versions o the Ford Escort an Ford Laser sauld in those mercats. In Asie an Australasie, it replacit the Ford Laser. As o the first hauf o 2012, the Focus surpassed the Toyota Corolla tae acome the warld's best sellin automobile nameplate. The Focus haes been considered ane o the 50 greatest caurs o the past fifty years bi Breetish magazine CAR.