2002 Ford Focus Consumer Review: Focus better than my new Toyot

2002 Ford Focus Hatchback - Consumer Review

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Focus better than my new Toyota Matrix
By markregel on


2002 Ford Focus ZX3 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


This is an exceptional car. It's not
until we got a new Toyota Matrix (wifes
car) that I really appreciate how well
if drives and handles. The Matrix is a
solid car, but it's no match to the ZX3
when it comes to driving dynamics. The
steering response and feedback is
outstanding. The Matrix feels refined,
but you don't get that feeling of being
connected to the road like you do in
the Focus. Yes, this car has recalls
which makes great reason some to trash
it. Ford has issued recalls for even
the most trivial problem, how can you
fault them for that? All I say to the
people trashing this car is "your

Best Features

Handling, Steering Response.

Worst Features

Don't touch the steering and supension!
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