Also wouldn't really give me info over the phone. For the five door hatchback, a tilt and telescoping steering wheel, cruise control, front reading lights and a center console are available when you step up to the comfort trim level from the base level. Also, it's acceleration is not as quick as I would like, but for a vehicle in its class, I think it does well enough. The sedan and coupe models were accompanied by hatchback and wagon configurations following a redesign for the 2005 model year. These qualities, plus a wide variety of configurations, have made the Focus the best small car from a domestic manufacturer.
Each year for the last 3 years the air conditioning would not work. Inside you'll find plenty of headroom. Just kept saying come to the auction. New tires, Motor mount, Battery, tune up and Engine mount. Focuses were able to sustain their appeal to a wide audience in large part due to their seating capacity for 4 or 5 passengers while claiming about 30 miles to the gallon. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557613894323 ; listingsSearchManager. These qualities, plus a wide variety of configurations, have made the Focus the best small car from a domestic manufacturer.
I would hate to see what it is foe much higher prices. Debuting at the Paris Motor Show in 1998, the Focus was subsequently manufactured at Wayne Stamping and Assembly in Wayne, Michigan, and Hermosillo Stamping and Assembly in Hermosillo, Mexico. They have zero customer service or they are lazy. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Both radios output soft to loud static depending upon throttle position. The line-up includes a 3-door Coupe, a 4-door Sedan, a 4-door Wagon and a 5-door Sedan, with 2.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. Where I live, everything is a long-distance commute. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. Recent losses by Ford prompted discontinuation of the model after the 2011 model year, although the international Mk3 model will take over. The steering system is surprisingly quick, fluid and responsive, always providing plenty of feedback from the road surface. Did I mention I like my wagon? I knew I was only going to be using it around town but I actually have used it for longer distances. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter.
Some people, I am certain, will think I am certifiably insane. New colors for the exterior brighten up the color palette, and the interior is freshened with two new fabric trims. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557603102584 ; listingsSearchManager. Runs and drives like new. Both engines provide adequate power, though the higher-output motor is the clear choice for enthusiasts. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter.
State and Emissions inspected until Sept 2018. At my age, I will need a car that allows Halogen or other illumination. In the 7 years I have owned the car I have added 120,000 miles for a total of just over 180,000 miles on the original equipment. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. Ford is aware of this problem, but, refuses to do anything about it! She runs and drives like a champ. Convenience Features Driver vanity mirror Rear beverage holders Passenger door bin Front beverage holders Passenger.
The four-wheel fully independent suspension allows for noticeable body roll while cornering, but the Focus stays planted and inspires confidence. Other than regular oil changes, fuel filters, air filter, struts and an alternator -- all normal wear and tear items - I have experienced no unexpected hard part failures. Convenience Features Driver vanity mirror Rear beverage holders Passenger door bin Front beverage holders Passenger. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. Body roll excessive and gear linkage slow.
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. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. 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. Minor issue at this point. Interior Design and Special Features The Focus is roomy for its class, offering generous accommodations for its front and rear passengers. Unfortunately the resulting damage makes turning right problematic.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. Worst feature is the dual mass flywheel, which is supposed to dampen out ham fisted shifting, but merely retards revs, acceleration, and obviates engine braking. Noisy car with practically no sound insulation, although it comes with a good sound system. FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Production was ultimately consolidated at the Wayne Assembly plant in 2006.
Better but still not good enough. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. 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. Driving Impressions Regardless of trim, the 2003 Ford Focus offers a smooth ride quality and above-average handling ability. If it isn't out, it soon will be. The original engine and transmission have served well over the last 7 years, though at 180K the engine has sprung a leak. She runs and drives like a champ.