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4.5 out of 5 stars

6 Year owner and active forum member

nosstang, 12/24/2012
2002 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
40 of 43 people found this review helpful

This was my first car at 16 and I still own it today. As you can imagine a 16 year old with a modified SVT focus tends to think he is Ken Block... So my focus has had alot of abuse and I feel my review has some merit for a daily driven and hooned focus The car has never left me stranded but requires some timely maintenance. Common repairs for this car other then wear and tear. Thermostat housing, The car would IDLE at 2k when first started. Had ford re flash the ECU with a updated control map and fixed the problem (common and known problem) My odd issues. Ignition Coil would cut off #4 cylinder. Thus replaced with aftermarket MSD. Wheel Bearing, cracked control arm. Engine mounts wear

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1 out of 5 stars

Don’t buy this used!!

George , 04/01/2021
2002 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
3 of 3 people found this review helpful

Like most cheap cars ford made, this car is no exception! It’s trash. Don’t be fooled by the cheap listings even if it’s low mileage. Parts are hard to find when it breaks and because of that maintenance is a just expensive. Fuel economy is so bad for a car so small and to cap that off you are required to use premium gas.

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Interior
2 out of 5 stars
Comfort
1 out of 5 stars
Reliability
1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Sport Compact to the

rockin' svt focus, 02/21/2004
2002 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
2 of 2 people found this review helpful

handles on rails. low torque number, but it doesn't feel taht way. great car, relaible enough for such a car, and so much fun to drive

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4 out of 5 stars

Great little car

Adam, 03/15/2007
2002 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
2 of 2 people found this review helpful

I love how this car is practical for daily driving, and also very nimble and pretty quick. The handling is fantastic (out slaloms E46 M3s, Corvette Z06, etc), and the 170HP Zetec has enough power to propel it at a moderate pace. The brakes are also OUTSTANDING. It also has tons of room to go on road trips and haul around your things. The side airbags are another nice feature for safety.

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5 out of 5 stars

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Sunny, 09/29/2005
2002 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Fun to drive. I never imagined that i would get this kind of performance from a 4 cylinder engine. Just bought it; so far I love this car.

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