My only issue with this the one time I've needed it was that after remaining in that position for a few days it left some pretty gnarly marks in the leather from where the backs of the seats rested while pulled down - in the end however, it came out and all was well. Air conditioning Interval Wipers Power Windows Child Safety. Has some squeaks and road noise that you would expect from an entry level car. This allowed for the family to travel safely as well as comfortably. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Colour', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. On long rides I've been happy with the comfort and level in which you can adjust the drivers seating position.
Of course this is not stock—I added wheels, tires, shocks, anti-sway bars. Sometimes the start is a little jumpy, but not really that bad. I have had my significant other tell me that on long rides it wasn't super great with comfort for the passenger. The heated mirrors and seats work great and the care gets decent mileage. Bumper crumples and quite costly to repair. Although the four-wheel fully independent suspension allows for noticeable body roll while cornering, the Focus stays planted and inspires confidence.
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Good power and good reliability. We'd purchase this car again in a heartbeat. Seat fabric is holding up well even after so many miles. I have also seen in many of these that the coating and labeling on the interior knobs wears off. Advise to anyone thinking about buying one, check and see under the rubber boot that houses the harness to see if the wires have already been replaced. But it's amazing how well the car takes those upgrades. Mine doesn't suffer from this issue either, and every time I've cleaned it I've done taking care to make sure it stays that way.
I've driven it from Atlanta to Key West and all over the mountains of north Georgia and I've loved every second of it. We are located right off of The New York State. I managed to rewire mine and all seems well, but what a nightmare it was to do. I took it to my mechanic who then informed and showed me the lengths that Ford went to to save space and weight to achieve the fuel economy it does. Ford focus met our needs by J. But the engine and drive train have held up well.
Despite having more horsepower than my previous Mercury Tracer it was noticeably slower unless I really punched it. Finally had the rear passenger wheel bearing go at 200,000. The standard four-cylinder engine also feels more powerful than its numbers would suggest, a trait that makes the Focus a great car for stop-and-go city driving. It's a shame that Ford has not recalled effected models since it seems to be a widespread issue. Only major repair was alternator at 90K. The rear floor of the cargo area should have been a little more than a thin sheet of plywood with a layer of carpet. Traditional sedan and wagon models are also available for maximum passenger and cargo space.
Keep in mind that my review is based on the fact that this is an entry level Ford, not a Lexus. Also it should be noted that partly why the previous owners opted to sell the car was due to the fact that the back seats don't have headrests. I intend to keep it around for a while. A new Street Appearance package includes unique fascias, a spoiler and a bright-finish exhaust tip. I average between 28mpg winter and 31mpg summer. We have 3 dogs that we like to travel with and this wagon handled all the dogs as well as a luggage rack on its roof. I really like this car and have same affection for it that I had for 2 Volvo wagons and one Honda wagon.
This Ford Focus delivers a Gas I4 2. It will make strange noises if gas falls below a quarter tank, so beware. It may not have the refinement that some economy car buyers are looking for, but for those who want an inexpensive car that doesn't look or drive like every other economy car on the road, the 2006 Ford Focus is a worthwhile alternative. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Build quality hasn't improved, either. I plan to drive mine for many more miles.
Unfortunately, materials quality is still mediocre and there are so many different grain patterns it looks like the place was furnished piecemeal. It was an Ebay rebuilt wreck purchased from pictures only and I have been happy with this car for the past 10 years. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. I bought another new Focus in 2017 but if it gives me trouble also this will be my last Ford. Rear driver wheel bearing go out at 100,000 and every 50,000 after that.
FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. When you choose McLarty Nissan of Little Rock, you'll benefit from one of the largest inventories in the state. The steering system is surprisingly quick and responsive, always providing plenty of feedback from the road surface. We weren't certain at first if this 4 cylinder engine would have the power to haul all of us everywhere but it sure has; we are pleased. .