2012 Ford Focus Consumer Review: 2013 Ford Focus

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2013 Ford Focus
By trevc on


2012 Ford Focus SEL 4dr Hatchback (2.0L 4cyl 6AM)


Looks great ...very solid feel. Super seats, not sure I liked the BLACK plastic all over everything.....need possible tan options. It was just the right size. The handling is 1st class. The power was a little lacking....I am used to an accord v6 manual. I look forward to driving a high performance model. The car can certainly handle the extra power. Economy.......the read out said 30 mpg ...hopefully that will improve. Ford is onto a GREAT thing here. There was NO manual to be had anywhere to drive...It is only a 5 speed anyway ....only the auto is 6 speed.......WHAT WERE YOU THINKING FORD ???

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6 speed manual Better color interior choices.
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By arlena1
on 08/24/11 20:37 PM (PDT)

i just returned from Geremany where I rented a 2012 Focus with 6 Speed Manual. I absolutely loved it, fun car to drive...why are only 5 speed manual available in the US?

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By nouse4aname
on 05/20/11 04:55 AM (PDT)

@trevc Have you checked reviews of the 5 speed manual though? It is getting rave reviews even if it is 'just' a 5.

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By cpogordon
on 07/15/11 07:47 AM (PDT)

Yes, you could have more power with a Turbo or a V6 but then you wouldn't be getting very good gas mileage and that's what this car was designed for - Good gas mileage with better than average power for the class.

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