My ZTS is amazingly fun to drive! I've
owned several cars over the years, but
the Focus is the best handling car I've
ever owned. It handles as well, or
better, than many European cars. For a
small car, the interior is very roomy
and comfortable. The seat height
adjustment with the tilt and
telescoping steering wheel really makes
finding the right seating position
easy. I would definitely recommend a
Focus if you want a small, dependable,
great handling car. I have test driven
a Dodge Neon, a Honda Civic, and a
Mazda Protege, and only the Mazda comes
close to the complete small car package
of the Ford Focus. As if you couldn't
tell, I love my car!
Handling, of course! Large interior
space and large trunk. Decent gas
mileage. Peppy acceleration. Good stock
stereo sound. Excellent reliability.
Lots of standard features.
I'm a bit of a speed demon, so the
Focus could always use some more power.
I wish Ford would make a SVT version of
the sedan! The only other suggestion is
to make the back seat a true split
folding rear seat, because the seat
bottom doesn't split like the backrest.
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