2005 Ford Focus Consumer Review: Bang for your buck

2005 Ford Focus Hatchback - Consumer Review

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Bang for your buck
By dumbblonde8 on


2005 Ford Focus ZX5 SE 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


Bought this car because my family has always bought Fords, and I have been impressed with it 4 years later. It's a dream for maintenance. I've NEVER had to had anything major done to it, just the oil and filters changed. I rallied the crap out of it too and nothing has happened. I hadn't gotten a wheel alignment since I bought the thing and just recently got one (yeah, been kinda broke lol) and it was BARELY out of alignment. Doing home maintenance on it is so easy a caveman can do it. The Hatchback gives plenty of room. All in all a very sporty car. HIGHLY recommend.

Best Features

Parts are built to last. I've never had to change out the spark plugs or the air filter because the ones in them right now are meant to last for a very long time. It also likes to hold itself to the pavement when I'm hauling on tight corners. :D Very tight steering.

Worst Features

More accessories for it. I can never find aftermarket stuff for it! It's all for the ugly '00-'04 models.
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