I traded in my 1999 Chevy Blazer, it was a big change going to a Focus, but I wanted a new car that didn't want to stop at every gas station ! Handles very nice & has great pick up speed. I've only had it 1 week & already put 300 miles on it. One thing I didn't notice until it was too late is there is no interior light for the back seat. I have a toddler & it's pretty dark in the mornings when I leave for work & dark once again when I get home, so it's hard to see to get him in & out, but it's something we'll have to deal with. Other than that it's been a great little car so far.
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