I don't see the necessity of an extra button in the cabin. I don't know how many times I've had to use a flashlight in the backseat at night - other than that I can't complain. This car is great with a great price. The sides feature a chromed triangular applique at the back of each front fender that simply seems like tacked on ornamentation. It can even read text messages aloud, though I didn't test that feature. Cons: How would you improve your 2008 Ford Focus? However, it is designed so that it will bypass and not overheat during failure.
I just replaced the filter awhile ago. I have never, ever enjoyed a vehicle as much as I enjoy this one. To torture a sports analogy, it's less a touchdown than a badly needed first down. Which Ford dealers apparently can't locate. Make touch up paint match the color of the car. Rattles in the Dashboard, everywhere there are rattles in this car, the doors, the dash, the control cluster.
You will not be disappointed. The rear seats lack head restraints, and stability control is not offered. It has more bells and whistles than I know how to operate yet at 17,000 miles. Almost every aspect is improved, and the striking, winged dashboard draws the eyes immediately. I ordered a small bottle to touch up tiny marks and it is darker than the original paint on car. Nice car, decent gas mileage. I like the features such as exterior lights flashing to indicate that the doors and trunk have been locked.
Never had any issues with paint or anything and it had 300,000 miles on it and it was still great for a car! The brakes, too, offer little reassurance. I liked it for about 5,000 miles then winter came. But fit and finish and noise remained weak points. Initially, had transmission trouble within weeks of buying. I do liked this car a lot, and recommend.
These changes have resulted in a partial zero emissions certification in a number of states, which shaves 8 hp off the total. I walked away from the wreck with only minor back pain. Of course, none of these controls are necessary if you simply hit the steering wheel's voice control button and learn to use the voice commands. The only minor issue I have with it is they didn't put in a rear seat dome light. Thanks to large mirrors and small rear pillars, the driver's seat affords a good view to all corners.
The overall result is a look that seems like a poor attempt at a family design statement. Ford replaced a lot of sheet metal on the new Focus, but the overall effect looks like a patch job. There are still a few gems to discover in Ford's most affordable car, but in the end it will probably only influence shoppers on a value basis. Cons: How would you improve your 2008 Ford Focus? Fuel economy is quite good, with up to 24 mpg in the city and 35 on the highway. I was on involved in an accident in late September where a young girl turned in front of and I broadsided her, totaling the Focus with 142,000+ miles on it.
The only minor issue I have. Published reviews will be distributed to , , , and other web sites. . I wish I never sold it. No cabin filter provided on this model.
With markings every 20 mph that light up with a turquoise hue, it can be hard to judge your speed at a glance. A freshening didn't hide the fact this was a nine-year-old design. Headroom is still good in Focuses that do have it. Teenagers should feel immediately comfortable. And in a touch expected of larger cars, the trunk has struts, not large sickle-shaped hinges that can crush packages. Its rollover rating is four stars.