I like the European design and think this older model is more cutting edge and futuristic looking than the new ones. Last week, kp was the first to correctly identify our Mystery Vehicle, a 2000 Ford Focus. The available five-speed manual transmission should improve performance, but balance that against the convenience of an automatic in traffic. There were some repairs required that I was able to perform myself. It's larger than expected, and will hold three kids in reasonable comfort. Prices do not include tax, title, tags, and any applicable fees. Aimed at young or young-at-heart buyers, it is offered in sedan, wagon, and hatchback body styles, so there are models to appeal to many varied needs and tastes.
Steering effort is light, for easy low-speed maneuverability, but not too light for good control at highway speeds. And this price is so. He could have made a lifetime customer, one who would recommend him without hesitation. The rear seat cushion flips up in one piece, allowing both parts of the seat back to fold flat for long loads. Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. The hood is sloped steeply to a small, semi-elliptical intake between two large, triangular headlights. Edgier styling, a wider range of options, and improved performance… Chrysler literally invented the front-wheel-drive minivan 16 years ago.
The day after I pick the car up the air conditioning quit. The only issue it has had has been the tie rod connectors to the tires in front only have been subject to throwing it out of alignment when accidentally hitting a curb. This car took me reliably to work and back over 300 kilomtres away. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. There are a small but growing number of wagons currently being sold here. The high beltline crease emphasizes the passenger cabin, which slopes gently towards the rear for improved aerodynamic efficiency. The instruments are easy to see and all controls are easy to use.
Nimble in heavy trafffic, adequete power and amazing fuel economy. Today, with no fewer than 15 competitors fighting for a chunk of that segment, DaimlerChrysler chefs have cooked up an even more delicious van. It handles very well on the roads and good on snow as well. The navigation is a big plus and I use it often when traveling. I am an expereinced mechanic and was able to do a lot of repairs and upgrades by myself. I've spent zero on repairs, just normal oil, filter and tire changes, still has the original brakes! Unless otherwise noted, information relating to these featured vehicles comes from third-party sources, including manufacturer information. I called Ed and he said no problem bring it in and he would fix it.
Best of all the price you see is the price you pay. The truck had to be jump started. The Titanium trim also provides you with traffic alerts, lane-departure warnings, and park assist. The focus brings European sophistication to America, and it's a great thing to have. The handling was superb, very 'go cart-ish' and far superior to other similar models, namely the Chevy Cobalt.
When I negotiated the purchase of the commander As the car is sold as-is Ed made a verbal agreement that he would fix the air conditioning before I pick the car up. Great car for anyone looking for affordability, style, and gas mileage. The windows and mirrors are power- operated, and a control panel mounted centrally in the dash holds the audio system and climate controls. The ford sync works pretty decent. This car is cozy and comfortable. I gave it only 4 stars for performance - wish you could get it with a V6, but that would add a chunk to the price tag and the gas mileage would suffer. However it's a flawed design and very problematic.
I researched this car heavily and wisely chose a manual transmission over the failure prone automatice. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Its been a very reliable car since new, of course I keep up with the maintance that could be one reason. The Focus's aerodynamic looks don't deceive, as it is stable and poised in strong, gusty crosswinds. The clutches slip, it will shake the front end of the car during acceleration, and make loud grinding noises during shifts sometimes.
Ford made sure to imbue touches of luxury throughout the car by providing options like leather-trimmed seats, automatic temperature control and many other features. Its transmission and Gas I4 2. If you do, tell us in the comments section below. If you want a focus, buy the true manual version of the car. I was told that the dealership opened at 930.
It was a very reliable car and would start in any weather. It was good for being a 2nd car that didn't use much gas, although the gas comsumption was more than what the dealer told us. Transmission: Automatic Color:Blue Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. The car is a little workhorse. This was not part of the dealer's guarantee, which only covered the engine and transmission, so he wasn't obligated to fix it. The Focus has replaced both the Contour and Escort in Ford's U. Thank you Alex Rodriguez and Del Toro Auto Sales.
The employee didn't show up until 1030 and had an attitude. The Focus has been very convenient, with good acceleration and brakes to deal with fitful traffic, and a comfortable and roomy interior in which to wait and occasionally move on crowded roads. TruckCabinFilter selectedCabinList, null ; truckCabinFilter. The only problem I've had so far is that the Sony sound system produces a bit of hideous door rattle at high levels of bass. Very comfortable, safe and so far dead reliable.