2013 Ford Focus ST: Still Enjoy Driving It
July 31, 2013
I took our 2013 Ford Focus ST on a long drive recently. I'm quite familiar with the car, having driven it extensively during the car's nine-month stay at Edmunds so far. Yet I'm finding myself liking our ST even more.
This doesn't always happen with our long-term cars.
Sometimes certain cars we've had over the years have been a letdown after initial hype, or maybe they had too many annoying quirks. But the Focus ST is staying strong. There's no single thing that stands out, so I think it has to do more with me appreciating what the ST offers. It's just such a great all-around vehicle with its strong power, balanced ride and handling, and pleasing utility.
From an ownership standpoint, I think this is important. Were the long-term Ford Focus ST my car, I'd still be really happy parking it in my garage every night.
Brent Romans, Senior Automotive Editor @ 16,647 miles