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My SVT Focus
1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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By **0*SILVERMAGIC*4**
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2004 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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I’ve had the car for 5 months, the exterior is great. Put a vinyl top dress it up and turn heads. Performance is awesome, wheels are great, steering and turning corners are fun, passing people on the highway is cool. The interior design is awesome looking. Seats are comfy and stereo sound system is great. 6 disk CD changer and green glow gauges. 6 speed manual transmission is great.


Best Features

The best features the car has are the rims, projector headlights and fog, exhaust sound, performance, reliable,suspension, interior, and stereo sound system and moonroof!


Worst Features

Suggested improvements would be speed. It's great and all but youd expect more horsepower in a sports car from SVT.


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Great little car
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By James
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2004 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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This car is the complete package. Sporty, well-appointed, practical, and comfortable. The engine has two personalities: docile and tame in normal driving, with excellent power when revving past 5500rpm. Great for the track, but it is a little hard to extract fun and performance on the street. Also surges when cruising. Aside from this, it's a great-looking little car with decent back seat room, and phenomenal cargo room for a compact. The handling is amazing considering its refined ride. Everything works, no rattles, and is thankfully very low-key as a performance vehicle. Mileage isn't impressive. List of features is excellent for a small car, and yetrelatively inexpensive. Highly recommended!


Best Features

Looks, exhaust note (stock), great balance of ride and handling, great non-HID headlights, fuel filler on passenger side.


Worst Features

More torque, eliminate the cruising surge, V6 would make more sense than a 4-banger. Would love to see carburetors, but that'll never happen.


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sports car in disguise
2 of 3 people found this review helpful
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By recharged95
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2004 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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This is the car with *the full package*. Not just shoving an S/C or turbo on for bragging rights, this car runs like a tuned European car WITH [some] torque. It handles, brakes, sounds (thumping stereo!), excellent road feel, and rides comfortably. Excellent daily driver for those on the go -- hatchback capability and room is excellent. This car is for people that know how to drive and wants a relaxing, involved driving experience. Unfortunately, not everyone knows how to drive and yet utilize the full potential of their car, hence it's demise :(. Only thing to look forward is most manufacturers have taken notice and are integrating SVT DNA into their lineups for better cars.


Best Features

Handling, braking, stereo, exhaust sound, transmission, quality, ride quality, hatchback option.


Worst Features

Bump power from 170 to around 190 hp and lower the weight by 75 lbs. Then you'll have Lotus [Elise] performance with Ford versatility and price.


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Most Fun for your Money
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By shell2n
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2004 Ford Focus SVT 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6M)


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A real blast of a car yet can be used for everyday driving. In fact, you want to drive more because of the fun of this car


Best Features

Handling, ride, quietness and comfort on the highway. Easily can sit four people comfortably.


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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)


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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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