I bought this car a year ago as a third car for my kids to use for work when they're home from college.
I had previously owned a 2001 Focus that I bought new in 2001, which was a loaded model that I was very happy with.
This model is a stripper, with tinny doors.
The only extras are A/C, CD player, auto trans, and remote trunk release.
Despite the fact that I bought this for the kids, I find myself driving it quite a bit.
I like the gas mileage and find the power more than adequate, if a bit buzzy.
The trunk is huge and the interior is quite roomy for the size.
It is a very spartan car, with hard plastics in abundance.
I've put 10,000 miles on it and not had a problem.
Handling, room, gas mileage, looks.
Could use more sound deadening and why couldn't Ford include a center armrest as standard?!