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2004 Ford Focus SVT - Consumer Reviews

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By Ken Vinson
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2004 Ford Focus SVT SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

I have a 2-door SVT and the only
problem I have experienced is with the
driver's seat. If you drive with the
seat bottom raised up in the back, you
have to remember to lower it if you
pull the seat back forward to let
someone in the back seat. Otherwise,
over time it will rub a place in the
lower seat cushion. The Ford dealership
where I bought my SVT is replacing mine
free of charge this time. The service
writer at the dealership agreed it is a
design flaw. Now all I have to do is
tie a string around my finger and
remember to lower the seat cushion when
I have passengers for the back-seat. :}


Best Features

Comfortable ride, good handling and great sound system. 6-speed transmission makes it fun to drive.


Worst Features

Fix driver's seat where it doesn't rub in any position.


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Love this liitle hatch!
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By eap
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2004 Ford Focus SVT SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

The SVT Focus is an amazing car,
especially for the money. It is the
best handling car I have ever driven.
The inside isn't luxurious but it's
well done and all the controls are in
just the right spot. It's the perfect
mix of fun, value and practicality.


Best Features

Transmission, brakes, hatchback


Worst Features

The seats could be more supportive.


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Great Car
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By Medic
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2004 Ford Focus SVT SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

I just love this car! I have had 3
Mustangs and 2 Chevy Trucks and this
is the best car I have had to date.
The fun to drive factor is very high.
I love the handling that this car
has. Since this car has a 4 banger,
the the power is in the mid to upper
ranges of the power curve. I have the
European Appearence Package(sunroof,
Heated Recaro leather Seats,
Audiophile 6 disk indash changer,
engine block heater, HIDs, and 16
spoke argent wheels).

I need a sporty car that I could
commute to work in (90+ miles a day) I
have found it. You cant go wrong with
this car!


Best Features

6 speed trany, Euro Package, Handling, brakes, massive aftermarket for upgrading


Worst Features

Everyone wants more power, XM radio option


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Great Expectations
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By Davie L
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2004 Ford Focus SVT SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

are met by this little SVT Focus. I
haven't had it long, but can't resist
reviewing it with a rave. I have been
looking at it and others for months. I
was going to wait for the new mustang,
but just had to have this little
silver 3-door svt. The last one in my
area and a good deal did the trick.
The SVT embodies just the type car I
have always loved: small, high
revving, great handling little rockets
[vw scirocco, fiat 124 spyder, 131
brava, 128 4 dr., new beetle - well
the last 2 weren't rockets]. It has
not disappointed. It's fun to drive.
The styling is just fine. Car and
Driver magazine is right about the 10
best; this one sure belongs.


Best Features

The 6-speed transmission and positive clutch feel; leather wrapped steering wheel; good visibility; great handling; and finally, the styled wheels - coolest wheels I've ever seen.


Worst Features

A little more low end torque, but I'm not complaining.


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my review
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By Charlotte Mcphail
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2004 Ford Focus SVT SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

The response of the SVT is reason
enough to buy it!!!!


Best Features

The 6 speed transmission...... da!


Worst Features

head lights.... ?


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