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I love the Focus SVT!
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By Callie
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2003 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

I bought the car three monthes ago and
I've been running with it ever since.
The car handles great, is comfortable
for long drives, and it is SO FUN TO
DRIVE. I would definitely recommend
this car for someone who loves the
sporty handling and performance and
wants a sensible car(tons of cargo
space and pretty good on gas mileage
for a performance car.) I LOVE MY SVT!!


Best Features

Xenon headlights, 6-disc CD changer, tons of interior room


Worst Features

More storage inside the cabin, a center console and slightly larger glove compartment perhaps?


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By uopdad
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2003 Ford Focus ZX3 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

enjoy the ability to put transmission in
3rd gear and not need to worry about
shifting when getting on the freeway.
2.3l engine pulls great from 3000 to
over 6000 rpm. does reqire some finess
when using full throttle at low speeds
and turning more than a couple degrees.
seats a little too hard or stiff for my
taste when taking a several hour drive.


Best Features

high reving 2.3l engine svt version


Worst Features

seats need more form fitting to body


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SVT Power
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By gvran7171
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2003 Ford Focus SVT 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

Lot's of bang for the buck. real
xenon lights, not those fake
aftermarket lights. Need to keep revs
up to enjoy engine. Unreal
handeling. kept up with bmw 330
series no problem. very stable at
high speeds (110 plus).


Best Features

fast, great handeling, xenon lights, heated seats, cool green gauges.


Worst Features

baby size gas tank. terrible crusing range. if you wind out all the gears you will average 17 miles a gallon and less than 200 mile range. easy does it and you can get 300. premium fuel required.


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Love my little Focus!
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By tsarina007
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2003 Ford Focus SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I test drove this car on a whim, and
fell in love. It handles like a dream,
has great pick-up, and a nice quiet
ride. It has a great sound system, and
bunch of little, thoughtful features
(like a glow-in-the-dark trunk release
inside the trunk). Plus, it's really
really cute!


Best Features

I love the sound system and the tight handling.


Worst Features

The trunk doesn't release all the way and sometimes sticks. Weird. The cupholders could be a little more convenient (they don't hold tall bottles of water). Minor stuff, overall.


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SVT Plays No Games
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By Guy McFadden
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2003 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

I work in a body shop and there we had
an SVT Ford Focus ZX3 and it in the
shop for repairs. Looking at the car on
the lift, I was amazed at the
transformation of the suspension of the
vehicle MAN! I was impressed. To expand
my curiosity I opened the hood and as
soon as I saw the prim and propper set
up of the engine and the sound I said
im diffinitly going to buy this car and
I did.


Best Features

Im about 5'6" and have short fingers and this SVT Focus was at my finger tips the Wipers, the Radio, the Cruise Control and the awsomely reachable 6 speed BOY! this car was built for short people


Worst Features

The very, very thing I ask of SVT is to build a SVT Ford Focus R equipped with a supercharger that would change the way people look at another Focus


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