You’re almost certainly in the instance of purchasing your first motor vehicle, or, you want to buy a new car but you don’t really know which model to go for. While doing your second-hand car search you have almost certainly noticed that the Ford Focus of “companies” are much cheaper to buy and seems to be an interesting offer. However, these Ford Focus only have 2 seats and will therefore need a conversion to allow you to enjoy them like a classic car. We are going to find out in this article content how to convert a 2-seater Ford Focus into a 5-seater , to get this done, first, we will make a summary of the essential key steps that should be taken, then, we will find out what are the modifications to be made on the vehicle, then in a second step, what are the administrative steps to be taken to finalize the conversion of your Ford Focus company into a 5-seater.


The main key guidelines to convert a Ford Focus 2-seater into a 5-seater

Here is the list of the main lines to follow if you want to to pass your Ford Focus company or commercial in 5 places:

  • Fit the missing seats and seat belts.
  • Get the certificate of conformity from the producer
  • Take his Ford Focus to the roadworthiness testing to have the changes validated
  • To run his car through mine control.
  • Report to your insurance company about the change in the car.

Modifications to be made on the automobile to convert a Ford Focus 2-seater into a 5-seater

We will therefore commence our article content on the transformation of a Ford Focus 2-seater into a 5-seater with the modifications to be conducted straight on the vehicle in order to allow it to be recognized as a Ford Focus 5-seater.

Convert its Ford Focus to 5 seaters without help

If you want to do most of the work on your own, you should know that it will be challenging. In fact, the producers make the transformation of the so-called “company”/commercial Ford Focus easy only for the manufacturers, here are the explanations:

  • You will have to get a certificate of conformity, which will require a visit to the vehicle by a professional.
  • Buy a complete kit to transform your Ford Focus into a 5-seater (belts/seats)
  • Fit the kit as indicated by the tightening standards (torque)

For all these factors, it is less difficult to contact an approved repair shop who will undertake these actions in compliance with the manufacturer’s standards.
If you still desire to undertake the transformation of your new Ford Focus on your own, contact the car breakdowns in your region to get the required parts and look for manufacturer information relating to the tightening and fitting of seats and belts.

Have the conversion conducted by a professional

If you want to convert your Ford Focus 2-seater into a 5-seater at a professional, you have made the easiest decision. Surely, he will have a easier access to the parts catalogue and will be able to deliver you the certificate of conformity and will let you to perform the following steps without the slightest pressure.

The administrative steps to be taken to convert a Ford Focus into 5 places

Now that we have seen the first technical steps in the transformation of a Ford Focus 2-seater into a 5-seater, we will now take on the administrative step.

The different steps to be performed in order to have one’s Ford Focus 2 places recognized as a 5 places

You will discover just below, the different steps to follow in order to be ok with the law to drive your Ford Focus converted into 5 seats..:

  • After the changes made on your Ford Focus, you have one month to make a change of car registration , so it will be important to stick to all the steps as soon as possible.
  • You have to bring the vehicle to pass the roadworthiness test , which is compulsory following a change on an automobile.
  • Take the vehicle to the mine so that they can confirm to the change in the number of seats in your Ford Focus li>
  • Apply for a new car registration card at your prefecture

Price of the conversion of a Ford Focusinto 5 places

Finally last part, to give you an idea of the cost that the passage of a Ford Focus 2 seats to 5 seats can be, it is important to know that a kit seats plus installation will cost you at a dealer on average 2500 to 3500 euros and that it is necessary to add to that the technical control, the passage to the mine and the new car registration. So think well before buying your Ford Focus company or commercial, whether it is financially interesting for you.

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