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2 of 6 people found this review helpful
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By ltwfcusa
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2007 Ford Focus ZX4 SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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My 2007 ford focus rear door also will not lock manually or with the remote. Report this issue on Safercar.gov This is a safety issue because our kids can just open the rear door because you have no ability to lock the door and/or use the child safety lock feature. This happened to my 2007 Focus and dealer asked for $500. Please report all car issues to the people who force the Auto companies we just bailed out to fix our cars. Safercars.org Report This Now

Alternator went out at 60,000 miles $800 and key stuck in ignition at 65,000 miles $800


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Color


Worst Features

Fix the parts that are flawed door locks alternator and ignition got you key and will not give it back syndrome.


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Extremely reliable.
6 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By cdhghs
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2007 Ford Focus ZX3 S 2dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought my Focus brand new in 2006 for business usage.
I drive an average of 10,000+ miles per month, having the oil change every 3,500 mi.
This car has been nothing but reliable for me and my business needs.
I have always been able to count on it to get me from coast to coast.
Minor wear and tear repairs are to be expected, as with any car.
The most costly repair I've had to get was a new fuel pump in the middle of 2010, and of course tires and brakes.
Other than that at 315,000+mi it's time to trade it in for a new Focus.
Thanks Ford!


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Simplistic but not overly simplistic. Great stereo for a entry level car.


Worst Features

None that I can think of.


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Not bad.
2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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By mojo31
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2007 Ford Focus ZX4 S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I've had this car for a couple years now. As far as I understand, it was a fleet car.

Likes: Being able to see over the hood, unlike many cars today.

Dislikes: I can't speak for every Focus on the road, but in terms of mileage, mine turned out to be a lemon. When I first bought this car, I drove in town during my job. At that time, my focus got about 16 miles per gallon. On the highway, the best it's ever done is 28 miles per gallon. Quite a ways off from the 25/35 I was told. Also, I don't know if it was the tires my car came with, but it is awful driving in the snow. I now put snow tires on the front during the winter. That is the only way it's controllable.


Worst Features

I wish it had an MP3 input, but I suppose it depends on the model. I had to replace a sensor in the transmission.


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Be Wary of Ford Products
4 of 10 people found this review helpful
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By gawain3
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2007 Ford Focus ZX4 SES 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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I bought this car new in the fall of 2006.
There are design flaws in the low profile tires, resulting in blow outs and bent rims in Ohio winters.
The car suffers excessive road noise.
It also is built with inferior Chinese metal.
The stabilizer bars were recently repaired, and all of the undercarriage heat shields were replaced.
Total cost?
$1,021.90.
The heat shields should have been recalled, as almost every Ford owner I know from this year to now has the same issues with the heat shields.
They are made of cheap, inferior Chinese steel.


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Worst Features

Go to a thicker tire. Reduce road noise. Use American steel in manufacturing process, or at least, steel that is more durable. I would recall all these vehicles for their heat shield issues.


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2 of 7 people found this review helpful
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By nikkicoco
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2007 Ford Focus ZX4 SE 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)


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my 2007 ford focus has had nothing but problems with it i looked up online and they have problems with the transmission and alternator going bad around 40-50 thousand miles it is only 4yrs old. so i called bill pierre ford in lake city and i told them how many problems i have had with the car and heard they would fix it for free since there were so many people this was happening to well they were nothing but rude and not willing to help even though they have replaced other peoples transmissions when theirs went out I am so beyond myself right now I am forking out over $3,000 to repair my car. NEVER again will I buy a ford and I will make sure to tell anyone I know to never buy one. worst car I have ever had


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if there is a ongoing problem with the car then there should be a warranty to fix it


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