2012 Ford Focus Consumer Review: World Class Miss
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2012 Ford Focus - Consumer Review

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SEL Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. FFV 6-speed Automated Manual)

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World Class Miss
By bhersh on

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2012 Ford Focus SEL 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)

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We bought our Focus in August 2011 and were pleased with it for 2 of the 2-1/2 years we had it. My wife drove about 90 miles a day for most of the first two years and all was well. It handled like it was on rails, was comfortable and the mileage was great. Highest I got was 45. We got used to the quirky shifting but when my wife changed jobs and did mostly city driving, the clutch became unreliable. We also had electronic issues. We were told by Ford that we needed a new clutch pack and that it would be in by the end of next month. That went on for 4 months. Fed up, we traded it at a big loss due to transmission issues. Then Ford called to apologize. We love our new Buick Verano!

Best Features

Handling, mileage

Worst Features

Scrap Microsoft junk and put a real automatic transmission in it.
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