2005 Ford Focus ZX5 SE 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
Bought my 05 Focus in 06. I have put almost 100,000 miles on it with no major problems.I did have to replace the rack and pinion and wheels after hitting a very bad pot hole (Michigan...)Ford did have to replace the CD player twice, but no problems since it was out of warranty. Drives and handles very nicely. Comfortable and roomy interior for a compact. Great mileage. I average 30 in the city. This is an outstanding vehicle for it's class and price. Good design well worth every penny which is more than can be said for most cars.
Driving performance, Gas mileage, Comfortable and durable seats, Gas mileage and price.
A little quieter on the rd and improved ride (can feel the bumps in the road a little more than larger cars)