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Pay Now or Pay Later
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By Steve
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Vehicle

2003 Ford Focus Sedan SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Just after 20000 miles, the Rotors and
Pads ($325.00) needs to be done.
Brake pads are very thin. It is true,
you get what you pay for. Focus is
lower in cost, but also lower in
quality. It is has been told to us
that replacing rotors and pads would
need to be done yearly on top of the
30000 mile service which tops at
360.00! Give me a brake Ford! I'm
searching for Foreign made cars --
better quality!


Best Features

6 CD changer, sun roof, good gas mileage around town and on trips


Worst Features

make a larger tank than 14 gallons. I have to fill-up more than once a week. Don't skimp on things that matter -- like brakes


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wow
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By bowke28
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2003 Ford Focus Sedan SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

im surprised at how bulletproof this
car has been over the last year. my
only gripe is that my gas mileage
hovers around 23 MPG in all-city
driving. but get out on the highway,
and it goes to about 34.


Best Features

the blaupunkt radio is outstanding.


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worth the money
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By b-l-z-a-bob
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2003 Ford Focus Sedan ZTS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

One great car for the money.
Especially with the 2.3 engine. Ride
and handling for a car this size is
excellent. Performance for this
engine, even with an automatic is great
too. Brakes are sufficient, and seem
well balanced. All controls in the car
are well placed too. Driving position
is very comfortable, and I'm over 6
foot. Car does well at accomodating
four adults, and can handle the extra
passengers (power-wise) very well.


Best Features

Engine! The 2.3 engine makes driving this car a blast! I also like the adjustable seat bottom on the drivers seat.


Worst Features

Only compaint I have is that they should make the blower motor/ventilation a little quieter.


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Best in class
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By 2.3 focus R
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Vehicle

2003 Ford Focus Sedan ZTS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

improvements not required in the focus
line up. performance is great with the
2.3 engine; better than almost any
other car in its class, even better
than the V-6 in my wife's malibu! It's
relatively quiet, even w/ low profile
tires. handling is great, as is
comfort on longer trips. driver seat
adjustability is great. If you like to
drive, and you're on a budget, this is
your car!


Best Features

Engine! without a doubt, the 2.3L DOHC engine is a must have. runs far stronger than any four cyl. I've ever driven, and some V-6's too!


Worst Features

Only complaint I have is the wiper blades. the originals streaked soon after delivery, and the replacements on warranty weren't much better.


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quite a good car
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By asb
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Vehicle

2003 Ford Focus Sedan LX 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I enjoy my new Focus. It is a
confortable car and I like it. Still
not confortable with the gas
mileage...could be much better for this
size car.


Best Features

Performance in general and design


Worst Features

GAS MILEAGE


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