Ford Focus Oil Capacity


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Being your motor’s lifeblood, oil is stored in an oil pan, affixed to the motor’s bottom and located under your automobile. All motor’s moving parts must be lubricated by motor oil for proper functioning. Otherwise, they will wear out pretty fast and cause the motor’s failure.

An oil filter keeps the oil clean plus protects it from any contaminants. If you fail to substitute filter regularly, it will clog and hinder oil’s transfer to the motor.

 

1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 Ford Focus Oil Capacity

Engine Oil Capacity (with filter) Oil Type
2.0L 4-cyl Engine 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters) 5W-20
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [P] 4 quarts (3.8 liters) 5W-20
2.3L 4-cyl Engine [Z] 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters) 5W-20

 

2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Ford Focus Oil Capacity

Engine Oil Capacity (with filter) Oil Type
2.3L 4-cyl Engine [Z] 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters) 5W-20
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [N] 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters) 5W-20

 

2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Ford Focus Oil Capacity

Engine Oil Capacity (with filter) Oil Type
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [2] Flex 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters) 5W-20
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [2] 4.5 quarts (4.3 liters) 5W-20
2.0L 4 -cyl Engine [9] Turbo 5.7 quarts (5.4 liters) 5W-30
1.0L 3-cyl Engine [E] Turbo 4.9 quarts (4.6 liters) 5W-20
2.3L 4-cyl Engine [H] 99H Turbo 5.7 quarts (5.4 liters) 5W-50

 

2018 2019 2020 2021 Ford Focus Oil Capacity

Engine Oil type (grade)

Oil Capacity / Filter capacity

litres (liters)

Oil Change Interval
Focus 1.0 Fox SAE 5W-20 4.6 / 0.2 9,000 (15,000 km) or 12 month
Focus 1.5 Dragon SAE 5W-20 4.1 / 0.3 9,000 (15,000 km) or 12 month
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [2] Flex SAE 5W-20 4.1 / 0.3
2.0L 4-cyl Engine [9] Turbo SAE 5W-30 5.4 liters (5.7 quarts) with filter
2.3L 4 -cyl Engine [H] 99H Turbo SAE 5W-50 5.4 liters (5.7 quarts) with filter

 

How Much Oil Does a Ford Focus Take

The 2021 Ford Focus with the 2.3L 4-cyl engine (engine code 99H Turbo) takes 5.7 quarts (with filter) of 5W-50 synthetic oil. The Ford Focus with a 2.0L 4 -cyl engine (engine code Flex) takes 4.5 quarts (with filter) of 5W-20 synthetic oil. A new oil filter and a crush washer are required.

Ford’s technicians state that regular oil plus filter substitution allows the motor to reach its maximum productivity. Moreover, the correctly chosen oil assists in keeping your motor clean, reducing its wear out plus maximizing its performance. Basically, the proper oil is able to enhance your motor’s fuel economy by up to 2%.

Contemporary automobiles demand oil substitution less frequently than their predecessors. As a rule, your automobile may run about 8,000 miles with no oil changes needed. But the majority of modern Ford vehicles are able to run faultlessly for up to 10,000 miles. However, everything depends on your car’s specifications.

The oil light flashes on the dash only when the oil level is very low or doesn’t have enough pressure, but, actually, you should inspect everything regularly. Thus, having come home, check the oil level with the dipstick. You must do the following: pull the dipstick, wipe it, put it back, pull it out and check the level. If it’s low, just add the appropriate oil but nothing else is required from you.

However, if the oil level is very low but the sensor shows that it’s ok, it’s time to examine the sensor itself.

Dan Hoffman

Dan is a co-founder of Engineswork. He knows everything about internal combustion engines. Ask your questions in comments down below this article - he will be glad to help you anytime.

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