Good storage for a small wagon. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. The Focus has been very convenient, with good acceleration and brakes to deal with fitful traffic, and a comfortable and roomy interior in which to wait and occasionally move on crowded roads. They gave me a military discount, let me take it for a test drive, and started the paperwork. The liftgate window has the Ford family look, with a small overhanging brow at the top and a curved lower edge. The mixture of curves and lines that became a trademark of the model was considered polarizing, drawing very high or low reviews, but few opinions in between. The control buttons are not the generic Ford ones, but are just as large, well-marked, and easy to use.
No problems with interior features or electronics. Just two honest guys trying to make an honest living. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. Great car for everyday use. Also has a dummy shift light that drives me crazy if your off even by the slightest mile per hour. Can't believe all the negative press about the Focus, you shouldn't either.
It now has 200,224 miles on it. The Focus has replaced both the Contour and Escort in Ford's U. It handles very well on the roads and good on snow as well. Sohc Engine Is Junk And Should Have Been Recalled — Had no way to know anything was happening, it sputtered and blew up, not something i had expected to have happen, and the automatic transmission shift solenoids go out frequently. The Focus's aerodynamic looks don't deceive, as it is stable and poised in strong, gusty crosswinds. The handling was superb, very 'go cart-ish' and far superior to other similar models, namely the Chevy Cobalt.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Sure as hell, they did. A compact, efficient vehicle, the Focus has appealed to a wide demographic of buyers ranging from eco-conscious young professionals to families and travelling business professionals. Pounds Per Horsepower 21 Fuel Capacity 13. We were told it would get 28mpg city, I never came close to it, more like 23 or 24. Another, larger, intake is set into the front bumper fascia.
Although the line is going to be discontinued after 2011, the Focus was a trailblazer for Ford as the company attempted to counterpunch European and Japanese manufacturers putting out cost-effective, compact cars. Primary Use: Commuting to work Great 2nd Car — Great 2nd car, Ztech motor is awsome, put a timing belt on and good to go. Drive one, you'll like it! Mechanic I took it to said vehicle unsafe to drive, rusted frame, rear brakes not working, rear axle off center. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. All in all, it's been a great car.
TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Despite the styling, the Focus is very friendly. Its 130 horsepower and 135 lb-ft of torque give good acceleration, with reasonable fuel economy. I love the cargo space this wagon provides; holds all the groceries and the necessary baby supplies needed for a newborn. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. A fold- down front center armrest does double duty as a small console box.
The Focus was designed under the leadership of Richard Parry-Jones with design language oversight from Jack Telnack and Claude Lobo. It's larger than expected, and will hold three kids in reasonable comfort. Ford Motor Company is recalibrating the North American small-car standard. Nonetheless pretty good car, great condition for its year, reliable, and Primary Use: Commuting to work My First Car — A very reliable car that behaves well. The 130hp engine was surprisingly quick in the light car and made it even more enjoyable to drive.
Kept up with the standard maintenance schedule, and it still runs and handles great. It's as bold and different as the exterior of the car, with a variety of geometric shapes. If you want something that will get you to work or school and back and that's it, you could do worse. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. The honesty from these two guys changed my whole outlook on buying a car and the normal car salesman attitude. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
The Focus Wagon is a versatile, useful, and comfortable vehicle. And it's certainly not a frumpy old station wagon in style. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. I like the European design and think this older model is more cutting edge and futuristic looking than the new ones. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557530766172 ; listingsSearchManager.