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tonis zx3
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By toni ann
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2004 Ford Focus ZX3 Comfort 2dr Hatchback (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


Review

this is my first new car. and i love
it. its fun looking i have an yellow
and black car. its drive smooth.
everything a 22 year old can ask for.


Best Features

i have stock black and yellow leather seats. and dark tinted windows.


Worst Features

no complaints....


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FOCUSNME
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By Eileen
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2004 Ford Focus ZX3 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Great Car!! Only downfall is the color-
YELLOW! But other than that this car is
fun to drive and equipped with the 2.3l
engine it has a great pick up. Seats
are confortable and with the premium
package the entire experience is
excellent. I had a '01 Nissan Sentra
before purchasing this Focus and it was
definetly an upgrade. I would never
trade this in for anything in its class!


Best Features

The 2.3 Engine, 6-disc CD player, Sunroof, the color!


Worst Features

Exterior styling could be improved when compared to other cars in its class, but other than that every thing is superior!


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ZX5 2.3 Auto
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By paul
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2004 Ford Focus ZX5 Premium 4dr Hatchback (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


Review

Bought a used(12000 miles) ZX5 Premium
with auto. Wanted a manual, but
couldn't find any with the 2.3 engine.
Have put on 3000 miles, no problems.
I'm getting 28 mpg on the highway, I
expected to do better.


Best Features

Nice pickup and handling. Good radio and roomy interior. Nice sunroof. Controls work and feel nice. I enjoy driving it.


Worst Features

Better gas mileage. Better seat material. Engine a little noisy under hard acceleration. A place for CDs.


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it is very "special"
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By Anthony Dorsey
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2004 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


Review

the vehicle is sooo fun to drive, i am
a service advisor for ford and they
don't have a better built vehicle than
this/ it is a shame they stopped
making them in 2004


Best Features

heater seats and the subwoofer!!!


Worst Features

intercooler supercharger to compete with subaru's wrx for power (270hp)


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Fab Focus
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By bobby240
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2004 Ford Focus SE 4dr Sedan (2.3L 4cyl 5M)


Review

A fine-handling and looking car with
plenty of lux touches for the price.
Performance is great with good economy.
The interior is refreshingly stylish -
a feature ruined on the '05s. The
quality of interior materials is only
so-so, however; my car had numerous
trim defects. The hood is of too-thin
metal and lacks an underside pad. The
heater fan is noisy on higher settings,
and using air con saps engine power
considerably, esp. in 5th. The car is
a little slow off the line (in 1st),
but picks up in the higher gears. With
the sloping hood it's hard to see the
corners of the car. Overall, for the
money the '04 Focus SE is a great buy.


Best Features

Peppy engine, great handling, great upgraded Mp3 stereo, commanding driving position, great style and good fuel economy.


Worst Features

Poor interior fit & finish, too many cheap plastics, can't see car's corners, thin-metal hood, no tachometer (on SE model), center armrest doesn't fold away far enough, no locking gas cap


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