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SVT EUROPEAN PACKAGE
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By CKW
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2003 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

Spend the extra $ on the Euro package,
worth it for the Recaro leather seats,
Argent Mutispoke Alloys, Xenon lights.
Although pricy $3500 it only comes in
2 colors Competition Orange or
Screaming Yellow. I bought the Yellow
and let me tell you this car gets as
much attention as Ferrari for 2 reasons
1 if you buy the euro package its rare
enough you probably wont see more than
1 or 2 in your area, people are not
sure what it is, I ordered a large roof
spoiler (world rally car type) from
europe just too ad to peoples
confusion. Very quick car and amazing
braking handles like a gokart, I paid
$22k a little pricy maybe but the fun
factor and perf. worth it


Best Features

Style,Performance,Features as well as rare enough that you dont see them everywhere as well as the fact that you can blow the doors of all the Honda diehards stock for stock. Love it...


Worst Features

Would be willing too pay More for optional all wheel drive and Turbo bring it in around $30k and take some buyers away from Subaru (WRX) And Mitsubishi (EVO) they brought there street versions of Euro World Rally Cars to the US shores LISTEN UP FORD BRING IT BUYERS WILL COME.


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Great Car
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By ranran31
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2003 Ford Focus SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

A Great car to drive and very well
designed


Best Features

There is a huge amount of room in the passenger area for a small car


Worst Features

Cup holders could be moved and better seats


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2003 SE with Zetec & auto
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By Koolaid Kid
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2003 Ford Focus SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Nicely equipped for a reasonable
price. Peppy Zetec engine, lots of
features too (e.g. cruise, power
everything, cd changer in the dash).
Handles well for an economy sedan,
have to keep remembering to drive
safely. Smooth ride, fairly quiet on
the road. Comfortable seats, but hard
to reach the wheel when the seat is
all the way back (6-1, 230 lbs).
I was hesitant due to reliability and
build quality reputation, hope I am
not disappointed like some Focus
owners.


Best Features

Price, features, interior & trunk room. 6 disc changer.


Worst Features

Auto trans slips too much on 1-2 shift. Center console gets in the way of seat belt and hand brake. Gas mileage is disappointing, avg. 24 mpg. Cartoonish exterior. Trunk does not pop up when unlocked, so you can't tell it's open. Frequency response of tuner is very poor.


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


Review

I have put 6100 miles on it in 3 months
and have no problems to report. The car
is very quiet comparded to it's
competition, and rides good for a small
car. This is the best handling car I
have ever driven, handles like an
expensive sports car. Needs more power,
especially when coupled to the
automatic. Gas milage is a little
disappointing, averaging 26 MPG for
mostly highway driving.


Best Features

Handling, handling, handling.....


Worst Features

Needs more torque for use with automatic.


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Great Car
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By Bean
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2003 Ford Focus ZTS 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Wonderful car, no problems, very fun to
drive


Best Features

heated seats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Worst Features

none


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