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By Tracey
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2004 Ford Focus SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I was really looking forward to owning one of these cars, because all I had heard was positive feedback (car of the year, reliable etc.). I have had numerous problems with the car, first and foremost having to replace the transmission within the first week of ownership! Then before it turned 2 it overheated and had to be towed to the dealership. Also, the clutch to the a/c had to be replaced. I think I got a lemon and will replace as soon as possible! Don't take the chance on this car!


Favorite Features

Stereo, power mirrors, sporty feel.


Suggested Improvements

Seating is uncomfortable, back seats don't fold down all the way. Visors are cheap!


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Ford mess up!
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By Playboy32783
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2004 Ford Focus ZTS 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


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Since April of 2005 I have had a problem with the ABS and brake light, was not fixed correctly until December 2005. The emergency brake cable snapped, the speedometer was replaced, my windshield was leaking (was replaced before for a defect in the factory glue that holds the rubber seal), a piece of the arm rest keeps falling off! The button to lock the rear power windows gets jammed all the time, fixed once before, still getting jammed! (This was a brand new car when I bought it). More new problem occruing. too much to list. I do enjoy the design of the car, but there are just too many problems with it.


Favorite Features

The killer sound system is one favorite. I also enjoy the exterior design very much, it's a fun design for all ages.


Suggested Improvements

Everything! I don't know where to start with that one. I guess I would say brake parts, and minor interior modifications.


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one of the best cars i ever owned
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By martha bowen
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2004 Ford Focus LX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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This is one of the best cars I have ever owned. The comfy drive, roomy interior; I love the gas mileage and reliability and I drive a lot with no worries. Would buy another Focus any day.


Favorite Features

Comfy interior. Gas mileage. Trunk opener inside vehicle.


Suggested Improvements

Keep making this car.


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Not satisfied
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By jaladymaverick
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2004 Ford Focus ZTS 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


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I am not happy with the noise level from outside while driving. The car drives horribly in the winter due to being light weight. I am not getting the gas mileage I was anticipating.


Favorite Features

Fun exterior color, multiple CD player/changer.


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Ford Focus
1 of 4 people found this review helpful
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By Jim
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2004 Ford Focus SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Our 2004 Ford Focus has been a great dependable car. We enjoy the way it handles and the gas mileage. We will without a doubt be buying another Ford Focus.


Favorite Features

The way the car handles on the road and the comfort in the drive.


Suggested Improvements

None.


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