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3 Years & Counting @ 40k miles
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By Chelly1&2
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2002 Ford Focus Hatchback ZX3 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I'm back-Last review done 3/02. I've had this car now through heat and cold, hard and easy driving & I still love it! 5-speed manual with enough pep so long as the A/C is off. MPG varies dep. on how hard you'r driving it & if A/C is on. peppy, hugs the curves, comfortable long range hwy driver. not so great in bumper to bumper, but what stick is? Economical upkeep if you do as you're supposed to. Check out www.teamfocus.us for more info! FUN! FUN! FUN!


Best Features

Cruise, Hatch, roominess, ergo set-up for dials etc. Nice tight feel in turns and smooth ride on the hwy. Love getting the smiles and positive comments about how nice it looks. Love the color - Egg Yolk Yellow! Moonroof!!! POWER everything!


Worst Features

More or less the same as before-get rid of that center arm rest,wipers leaving that dribble. Ford Service Dealers need to keep up on TSB's and Recalls and know what the heck they're doing & talking about! A/C stinks like mildew. Bring up MPG! I know it can be done!


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FANTASTIC DRIVE
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By DEL323
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2002 Ford Focus Hatchback ZX3 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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This car is 2nd only to my BMW 3 series for less than half the price. The handling is great, steering feedback is excellent and power is adequate. Its been very reliable so far.


Best Features

Handling, steering, visibility, controls


Worst Features

Engine smoothness and power, FUEL ECONOLY (why only 25 mpg ?)


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Good Deal over 2 years into it
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By pastorgadget
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2002 Ford Focus Hatchback ZX5 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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We bought this car as a second car then our larger oldsmobile died. It is now our primary car for our family of four. We put alot of miles on it and do alot of city driving. It has run well, only problem was with the battery cable. It handles well, as fun as it did when we first bought it. We have driven many long trips with the car and have no problems. We purchased a car top carrier from Sears and a rack to hold it from thule. That has worked great. For the money this is a great car. Would I buy another one, yep without a doubt. I love the economy of it.


Best Features

CD Player, handling, versatility of the hatchback


Worst Features

Rear seat lighting, that has already been said. More power of course but that is why they made the SVT, then a free trade up to the SVT would be nice :)


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Nice car to drive
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By Andy Tam
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2002 Ford Focus Hatchback ZX3 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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High stability and spacious interior make Focus considerably better than competition. Fuel economy is not its better side but American market doesn't care about that much.


Best Features

Real fun and reliable car to drive. I have it for 2 years and had no problems at all.


Worst Features

Little bit more power would make Focus really serious small car and competitors like Honda Civic wouldn't stand a chance.


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Great Car
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By Jim Gator
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2002 Ford Focus Hatchback ZX3 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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This has been an extremely reliable and fun car. I've got 35K on the odometer and loved every mile.


Best Features

The power and handling.


Worst Features

The lousy cupholder positions. The road noise on highways that are snow tire stud worn.


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