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4 years, 112,000 miles and still going strong
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By afcarr
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2010 Ford Focus Sedan SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought this car for a daily 132 mile round trip commute. This car was on my short list because it is one of few in the category that I can fit into easily - 6'2" and 210 pounds. I average 36 mpg overall - a little worse in the summer running AC all the time. Comfort is acceptable for a 2 hour commute. Leather and heated seats are pluses for comfort in winter. I do not like SYNC as it does not work with my cellphone. I have had only 1 warranty repair - a head gasket at about 80K miles. At 4 plus years the car looks and drives like new. It is no beauty, but I can live with it for the long run.


Best Features

Mileage, heated seats, headroom, reliability


Worst Features

SYNC stinks, better road noise isolation, upgrade sound system


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Not sure.....
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By chararoberson
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2010 Ford Focus Sedan SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought this car brand new in Jan 2010. In Feb 2011 the throttle needed to be replaced. I was not able to go over 50 mph until it was replaced. It went out on me at night on a freeway when I was diving at highspeeds...very scary. In Aug (6mos later) the driver side window would not go up. A switch needed to be replaced. Have to wat one weeke for the part to ome in. Very disappointed and concerned about these occurences. I should't have to deal w/mechanical breakdowns on a car less than 2 yrs old. Thinking if I should trade it in for a Subaru.


Best Features

SYNC Bluetooth audio heated seats


Worst Features

more room in back seats for passengers taller than 5'4"


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The headrests make this car impossible to drive
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By pb33
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2010 Ford Focus Sedan SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I borrowed my mother's 2010 Ford Focus to make a return trip from Toronto to Kingston. The headrests made the drive unbearable. They protrude so far forward that I was forced to peer over the tops of my eyeglasses for the entire drive. In the end, I had to drop the seat back to a near-lay-down position and drive for three hours sitting straight upwards with no back support. I can't imagine why the designers would make such an oversight. This car is impossible to drive for any distance!


Best Features

I somewhat like the handling. Feels solid


Worst Features

Fix the headrests.


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No know fix for odd vibrations
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By nomoreFord
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2010 Ford Focus Sedan SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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Well, 11,000 miles and 7 multi-day trips to the dealer and still no fix for the constant shimmy, shake, odd vibration at 50 mph and above. I feel my families safety in compromised by riding in this vehicle! Dealer focused only on the tires. After the third trip I no longer received any paperwork. No paper trail for Lemon Law. Wow, I buy American for the first time in my life and get junk! So much for Fords supposed incredible quality improvements? I guess I was a fooled.


Best Features

Well, initially I thought the Sync system was great. But, erratic radio reception and huge differences between music volume and incoming call volume are painful! I liked the leather interior but am already having problems with wear and tear!


Worst Features

Make a car that actually meets and exceeds the Ford quality media hype.


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Sweet
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By kmshow
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2010 Ford Focus Sedan SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I waited a long time for a new car and had all kinds of input from my husband, kids, siblings etc. When I drove the Focus I was sold, it is smooth, quiet and fun to drive. I wanted a Mini but was drawn to Ford because they did not take a Bail Out and I was so happy with the ride. Drive 25K-30K a year and am getting 33 miles per gallon. Love It!


Best Features

Gas Mileage, SYNC, Ride.


Worst Features

Little cheap inside with the plastic but love the leather seats.


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