2013 Ford Focus ST 4dr Hatchback w/EcoBoost (2.0L 4cyl Turbo 6M)
Did a lot of research on hatchbacks, read all these rave reviews about this little hot hatch. They are totally spot on. BMW quality interior, smooth shifter, no turbo lag at all, I don't have any issues with torque steer, I laugh out loud when I'm taking a curve. It's a fast car, but I find it also a perfectly well behaved commuter car. You can take it easy or drive it hard. After owning M3s, S4s, and a 911 I can say this is a very respectable performer and dollar for dollar an amazing value. Can't believe what Ford has done with this car, bravo to the engineers.
Power on tap-wonderful throttle response
Gorgeous interior materials (get the full leather if you can)
Impressive build quality
Fantastic technology it has everything
Pricing is surprising low for this
The turning radius is a little large, it takes a little getting used to.
That's my only nit.
It's nearly perfect for me.