2001 Ford Focus Consumer Review: Best new car I ever owned

2001 Ford Focus Sedan - Consumer Review

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Best new car I ever owned
By ftn on


2001 Ford Focus Street 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Bought new in June 2001, our Ford Focus Street Edition has been a great car. Comfortable, handles GREAT, very good gas mileage, very reliable. A few relatively minor issues have occurred but overall we've had a wonderful experience with this car!

Best Features

Handling, gas mileage - average about 32 MPG, regularly get 36-37 on trips and once got over 40mpg on a several hundred mile trip. Seating position, styling, engine performance, 5sp manual shift, trunk space, interior room, exterior styling! What more can I say - it's a GREAT car!

Worst Features

Fuel pump failed which was recognized problem by Ford - replaced free but should have been recalled. Also had 2 EGR sensors replaced. Brakes squealed until replaced. Volume control on 6 disc changer unit has been problematic. Better speakers would help. Fix these & it's the best value on the market!
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