DISCLAIMER: Last car was Volvo S-80 (3
yrs), Volvo 859 wagon bef that (3 yrs).
Nice cars, loved them, but WAY
overpriced (Note: Ford owns Volvo).
Read Millionaire Next Door, then tested
S40 Wagon, felt like a sardeen can at
$25,000. Bot the Focus SE wagon, Infra-
Red(18,190 list) from J Madden for $
13,799 (500 under, and 3000 rebate).
Roomier than S40, same rear end and
plenty of power. Handles great, quiet
on the highway, well built, not as many
frills, but who cares. It's 1/2 the S40
price. Loving It!!(Wanted a Cooper S,
but have private school tuition
360 visibility; exterior style (sharper
than S40); std alloys; 40/60 fold
downs; room for the Golden; easy to
park; good power. AFFORDABLE DAD CAR!
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