As well as a Mondeo look front end, the interior has been vastly upgraded with better materials and more attention to detail. Dealer has not been able to fix it in two trips. And desperate to reconnect with import-oriented urban buyers, the automaker jumped at the opportunity to sign him on. No more 14-inch wheels: Pirelli fifteen-inchers are standard now, but you can go up to 16-inchers. Units Affected 589932 When new car shopping, it can be difficult to balance front-of-the-valet style with working-at-the-valet prices, but it turns out there are plenty of attractive cars that satisfy the emotional and sensible arguments. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
My wife loves the trunk capacity since it fits her massage table. I had automatic similar Focus Station, only it was 2003 and automatic, and could never get to like Ford's automatic transmission. Also, fuel economy is unimpressive. Great car for lowering of blind spots, comfortable, and driving all over. One of the only remaining niggles from the old model was noise. On this tenth day of the tenth month of the year, we've gathered 10 cars that would easily get a perfect 10 when it comes to good design,… Here they are, the 59 hottest cars, trucks, and concepts headed your way in 2006 and beyond. The front grille on the Focus is bigger and the front turn signals have been taken out of the grille and put alongside the headlamps where they belong.
An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. The package provides sharp handling response, precise steering and generally an enjoyable connection with the road. Based on this data and further analysis, we predict reliability for the latest year. Gas wise its very economical I saved lots of money on gas driving this car. Consumer Reports subscribers reported on any serious problems they had with their vehicles during the past 12 months that they considered serious because of cost, failure, safety, or downtime, in any of the trouble spots included in the table below. The three-door hatchback proves to be economical and practical yet sporty and fun.
Other new details include reshaped headlamps with clear lenses and a new fascia that incorporates a wide lower air intake, and new round fog lamps. I just wish it had 4 doors, other than that perfect car, fits many things in the back. Fuel economy for both engines is not as good as that of the thriftiest small cars. It is agile and fun-to-drive, and it handles like a sports car. For these same reasons, the Focus can make for an attractive used vehicle.
The Focus' low price generally makes it attractive to young buyers and bargain hunters. You feel snug and comfortable in it. If you feel you have received this message in error, please view our customer care or access your here. The automaker claims it is conducting an advertising blitz like it did on the F-150 pickup truck. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. I changed the brake at 150 000km.
Our subscribers provide great insights into their satisfaction by answering one simple question: If they had it to do all over again, would they definitely buy or lease the same model? An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year. And free is good, right? It delivered strong acceleration from its 151-horsepower engine with sharp handling and precise steering from its sports suspension. Primary Use: Commuting to work. It retains its roomy interior space for its compact size and high roofline for headroom. May have been broken for a while.
The three-door hatchback proves to be economical and practical yet sporty and fun. It also got an important upgrade in the form of -sourced 2. There are now five cupholders and the ones in the instrument panel have better clearance from the shifter than the old one. I use the car for deliveries daily, and really rack up the mileage. Tons of room for a lot of Home Depot purchases, even in the sedan.
In five states with strict emissions requirements, a 130-hp, 20E version of this engine is installed. This is where the front-wheel-drive Focus really shines. All registered in England and Wales. The hood is a smidge taller than the 2004 model, so women can see better when parking. Therewith, they are able to protect themselves against used vehicle fraud and especially against mileage inconsistencies. I have had them replaced 2x already due to rumble noise.