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Much better, our first was 2000
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By Ward
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2005 Ford Focus ZXW SES 4dr Wagon (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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Great improvement all around, our first focus was a 2000 wagon. Especially in body fit and finish. All interior functions feel much higher in quality also. We love the economy and room inside. Better than all the other wagons we looked at.


Favorite Features

Quality of materials, room, style of the ZXW SES.


Suggested Improvements

Larger arm rest on doors for long trips, window tinting on all windows.


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fun to drive
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By joe collazo
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 ST 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


Review

A fun to drive econobox. A sporty suspension, an engine with some spunk and all the amenities that make it as enjoyable to drive as my Miata.


Favorite Features

Sunroof, Sony sound system and the sport tuned suspension.


Suggested Improvements

Needs 17 inch wheels, spare change holder.


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good; but not a Honda
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By JIMC
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 SES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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Good inexpensive car. I don't think it will prove to be as dependable or have the same quality or resale value as the 3 Japanese imports of Nissan, Toyota, or Honda.


Favorite Features

Driveability, driving comfort.


Suggested Improvements

Annoying rattles at times from interior trim and fit. Loose cloth on seats.


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new owner
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By Denise
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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I just downsized to my new Ford Focus from -- get this -- an Expedition. What a change. The gas mileage is fantastic and the car is very roomy. I have 3 (bigger) kids to tote around town from school to appointments and the little Focus gets the job done for a fraction of the cost. It is peppy and very fun to drive. It fits in so many small spaces. I have owned it for 1 month now and would recommend it to anyone.


Favorite Features

It has a roomy interior & trunk space. It is quick off the line with lots of pep, not to mention the gas. I have to remind myself to fill up & that is a great problem to have right now. Today gas is currently 2.48/gallon around me.


Suggested Improvements

Dividers in trunk and another cup holder in back seat.


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Focus plus
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By Bleke
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2005 Ford Focus ZX5 SES 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Great for starter car for students. Carries 5 people (good for carpooling) and has plenty of room for equipment if your child plays sports.


Favorite Features

Hatchback, fuel economy, safety features.


Suggested Improvements

Better sound system, navigation option, built in phone option.


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