2009 Ford Focus RS

Ford Focus RS is an automobile that has a 3 door hatchback body style with a front positioned engine powering the front wheels. The Ford Focus RS's engine is a turbocharged petrol, 2.5 litre, double overhead camshaft 5 cylinder with 4 valves per cylinder. This powerplant has an output of 301 bhp (305 PS/224 kW) of power at 6500 rpm, and maximum torque of 440 N·m (325 lb·ft/44.9 kgm) at 2250-4500 rpm. The engine transmits power to the wheels via a 6 speed manual gearbox. Quoted kerb weight is 1468 kg. It is claimed to achieve a top speed of 263 km/h (163 mph), manufacturer claimed fuel consumption is 13.4/7.0/9.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 225.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2009 Ford Focus RS information summary

What body style?
3 door hatchback with 4/5 seats
How long?
4402 mm
How heavy?
1468 kg
What size engine?
2.5 litre, 2521 cm3
How many cylinders?
5, Straight
How much power?
305 PS / 301 bhp / 224 kW @ 6500 rpm
How much torque?
440 Nm / 325 ft.lb / 44.9 kgm @ 2250-4500 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 5.9 s
How fast?
263 km/h, 163 mph
How economical?
13.4/7.0/9.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
225.0 CO2 g/km

Ford Focus models

Ford Focus RS500 -
3 door hatchback FF 6M 2521 cm3 350 PS 345 bhp 257 kW 1468 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2 1229 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2 1247 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1388 cm3 80 PS 79 bhp 59 kW 157.0 CO2 1277 kg
Ford Focus -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1249 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1239 kg
Ford Focus -
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1257 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1227 kg
5 door hatchback FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 184.0 CO2 1286 kg
3 door hatchback FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 179.0 CO2 1255 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1270 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1279 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 184.0 CO2 1286 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 159.0 CO2 1277 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1596 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 157.0 CO2 1279 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 4A 1596 cm3 100 PS 99 bhp 74 kW 184.0 CO2 1308 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1338 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1352 kg
Ford Focus TDCi -
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1335 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1357 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1377 kg
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1385 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1560 cm3 90 PS 89 bhp 66 kW 118.0 CO2 1386 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1560 cm3 109 PS 107.5 bhp 80 kW 119.0 CO2 1391 kg
3 door hatchback FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1288 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1307 kg
Ford Focus Saloon -
4 door sedan/​saloon FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1325 kg
5 door estate/​station wagon FF 5M 1798 cm3 125 PS 123 bhp 92 kW 167.0 CO2 1340 kg
5 door hatchback FF 5M 1753 cm3 115 PS 113.5 bhp 85 kW 137.0 CO2 1391 kg

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2009 Ford Focus RS data
bodywork
Body type4/5 seater hatchback
Number of doors3
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 2640 mm 103.9 inches
Track/tread (front) 1586 mm 62.4 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1587 mm 62.5 inches
Length 4402 mm 173.3 inches
Width 1842 mm 72.5 inches
Height 1484 mm 58.4 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.67
Kerb weight 1468 kg 3236 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 62 litres 13.6 UK Gal 16.4 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient 0.38
Frontal area 2.35
CdA 0.89
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Ford
Engine code 2.5L Duratec RS
Cylinders Straight 5
Capacity 2.5 litre
2521 cc
(153.841 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 83 × 93.2 mm
3.27 × 3.67 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.89
Valve gear double overhead camshaft (DOHC)
4 valves per cylinder
20 valves in total
maximum power output 305 PS (301 bhp) (224 kW)
at 6500 rpm
Specific output 119.4 bhp/litre
1.96 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 440 Nm (325 ft·lb) (44.9 kgm)
at 2250-4500 rpm
Specific torque 174.53 Nm/litre
2.11 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction aluminium alloy block & head
sump wet sumped
compression ratio 8.5:1
Fuel system Bosch ME 9.0 sequential electronic fuel injection
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 2193.3 kPa (318.1 psi)
Maximum RPM 7050 rpm
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 504.2 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler Y
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 5.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 263 km/h (163 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 207.89 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
152.9 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
205.04 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.09 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 6.54 kg/kW
10.92 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 13.4/7.0/9.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km13.4/7.0/9.4 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre7.5/14.3/10.6 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG21.1/40.4/30.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG17.6/33.6/25.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 225.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 218.08 g/km
VED band (UK) K
CO2 Effizienz (DE) G
chassis
Engine position front
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels front wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering power assisted rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock 2.320
Turning circle
Front suspension I.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension I.MultiLi.ARB.
Wheel size front 8½ x 19
Wheel size rear 8½ x 19
Tyres front 235/35 x 19
Tyres rear 235/35 x 19
Brakes F/R VeDi/Di-S-ABS
Front brake diameter 336 mm
Rear brake diameter 302 mm
Braked area
Gearbox 6 speed manual
Top gear ratio 0.7
Final drive ratio 4.00
general
Carfolio.com ID192786
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 21.4
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2009 Ford Focus RS added 2009-01-22.
Last modified 2013-02-28.