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The ST is not rated for towing ( its in the owners manual ) other trim levels of the Focus are. it's not about Ford wanting people to buy a F 150. there are many Ford products rated for towing. the ST isn't one of them.
Focus ST seems like it should be a better choice than my old Prizm for light duty towing but Ford prefers I buy a F-150 instead. What do people think about limited light towing with a Focus ST? Any recommendations on a hitch/harness?
Focus ST 2.5: 2009: 1392: 1183.2: 454 : 1000- ... You can buy towing scales which measure the total weight of your towed load to make sure that it doesn't exceed the capacity of your vehicle but equally important is to make sure that your load is spread evenly.
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The Focus ST makes a weird choice for a towing vehicle, but apparently, it's up to the task.
The Focus ST makes a weird choice for a towing vehicle, but apparently, it's up to the task. Ford is simultaneously developing the next-gen Focus ST in Europe and the United States, and these new spy shots provide a fantastic look at a seemingly uncamouflaged test mule in Colorado.
if the car isnt deemed suitable for towing by ford and you cannot get an approved tow bar your insurance company will walk away if anything goes wrong, as far as weights are concerned a focus should tow 1400kg no problems but it would need to be a very small car and obviously if your using a transporter it all has to be factored in, my brian ...
Towing Capacities When towing a trailer great care should be taken and more responsibility accepted. Remember Safety first! Accidents involving trailers are much worse with greater consequences than without a trailer.
The thread asked if it's possible to fit a towbar to an ST, you said it isn't, well it is as my ST-3 clearly shows! I'm well aware re the legalities etc + insurance. For those who know about towing weights, I have put the 1550kg recommended allowable tow weight earlier..this equates to a very small 2 / 4 birth caravan.