2007 Ford Focus ZX3 S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)
This is my second ZX3. My first '07 was totaled in March. Both of these cars are/were 5 speed S models. The only option on both was A/C. I have gotten 39 to 40 mpg on both these cars without running the air. With the A/C on I get 34 to 35. This car is a lot of fun to drive and the only negative comment would be the road noise-- it's not a problem on good roads. Maybe Ford will make another hatchback soon. The second one had Goodyears the first Hankook tires. The Goodyears are not as quiet but they are holding up well at 17,500 miles. This is a great car for the money. I can recommend it highly.
Love the styling of the hatchback. Ford needs to bring this model back. The '08 is not something I would buy.
Side airbags should have been standard on the '07.