Now at 134,000 miles and still going strong. Each has been engineered for low friction and noise output, with a reduction in engine noise by as much as 50 percent from previous uses of the engines. With a wheelbase of 103 inches, there is decent leg and head room: 43. The only thing negative I can say is I don't like the cup holders!! Standard on all models is manual seat-height adjustment for comfort and visibility. And it certainly has everything it needs to accomplish that. Well, I've leaving now to pick her up at the repair shop where she was just fitted for a new timing belt.
The new body structure is stiffer than the Escort and the wheelbase is longer, too. Storage space is abundant for a small car, as well. True to small-car form, the Focus boasts low emissions levels and good fuel economy. Information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed. On the road usually spend 10 to 12 hours behind the wheel without fatigue. A very positive and easy experience.
The bottom-line Focus models come with the same 2. Submit Company releases or Product News stories to. YouTube has several good reviews. See your dealer for detail. My love has matured with time. It may look unusual to what buyers are used to in the somewhat bland Asian styling genre of little sedans. The only problem I've had so far is that the Sony sound system produces a bit of hideous door rattle at high levels of bass.
Mike our sales representative was upfront and easy to work with. Has a lot of bells and whistles for an affordable price. Not sure what happened there but no problems since then. Buyers have a choice between two in-line four motors, the 2. The Ford Focus is a ground-up re-evaluation of the subcompact. The hatchback wows coming and going with its taut front end punctuated by oval headlamps set flush with the hood within triangular mounts.
I've not had one major problem with it--all I've had to do so far is replace the brakes, but the car was at 100,000 miles by then. If you do, tell us in the comments section below. I play it safe and just leave the lights on all the time. It was hard to operate and it's almost impossible to do it without getting out of the car, but after finding the right position, the tilt and telescopic steering column gave the perfect fit. A manual transmission with hydraulic clutch is standard on all models. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. It was time to retire the '05 v-6 Mustang in favor for something that had a bit more room in the back.
I really have to think long and hard about what's not to like about the car. Ford Motor Company is recalibrating the North American small-car standard. Transmission: Automatic Color:Silver Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. Smooth outer panels are supported by an all-new, highly rigid yet lightweight platform architecture. Ford studied the needs of passengers and designed the Focus from the inside out. The rear suspension is fully independent, providing superior ride and handling. Prices may not include additional fees such as government fees and taxes, title and registration fees, finance charges, dealer document preparation fees, processing fees, and emission testing and compliance charges.
The focus brings European sophistication to America, and it's a great thing to have. The dash design was very strange - almost surrealistic - but that seems to be a common feature these days. We called ahead to confirm the vehicles we were interested in seeing were still on the lot, there were 3 identical pick up trucks listed and two were available the day we went. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. That man deserves a raise ;- Transmission: Automatic Color:Red Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 3. The focus brings European sophistication to America, and it's a great thing to have.
In our first drive, it has come through with flying colors. Get those kids in the habit of buying Fords at an early age. The idea, of course, is to bend the twig in the direction you want the tree to grow. The dash does have a heavier rubber type of finish that hopefully will keep it from cracking years down the road. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Overall, the Focus boasts the largest interior in its segment. Had to repair a few things but nothing extremely major.
To report errors and other problems with this page, please. Instead of figuring how to fit passengers within the conventional three-box sedan profile scaled down to compact proportions, Ford raised the roof for today's taller average heights the elevated the seating height for more effective legroom. Quick, name that car: Prince William recently was seen driving one. Models with automatic transmissions rate slightly, but not significantly, lower. Great little car for a small family or college kid. The Focus has crisp lines and exaggerated over-fenders, so for an economy car, it has a muscular look. This car handles well on the road and is very fun to drive.
The interior is upgraded from that of the standard Focus and the 6 speed gearbox snaps into the next gear as you tear down the road. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Last week, kp was the first to correctly identify our Mystery Vehicle, a 2000 Ford Focus. For years, the small car has been a shrunken version of the standard sedan. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557113780968 ; listingsSearchManager.