Big, clearly labeled controls are convenient to reach. I drive 75+ miles per day 41,000 since purchased , and have consistantly gotten 30 mpg +. Got it on a friend's recommendation, had to have a car immediately so I didn't spend more than a day checking out whatever I could. I have about 75K on it now which is still pretty light. Cleaning your sedan regularly is a great way to maintain your car's looks. A choice of body styles and running gear make the Focus appealing for many different types of people.
Regular Focus models use a 2. And with a huge demand in China and other markets in Asia, Focus is now on its way to capping off the year again being on top. Large doorways ease entry and exit. It is a wagon and only had 19. Production of the first generation began in 1999 for the model year 2000, and lasted until the second generation debuted at the 2007 North American Auto Show. I have had Focus' from 2000-2007 All with the 2. It was offered as three and five-door hatchback and as an estate.
The Ford Focus is inexpensive, stylish, practical and fun. . If you noticed that there's any sign of liquid running down the shock absorber, your shock absorber may be in bad shape. One repair of Power Steering Pump in all these years, expect this car to last a good long time into the future. Waxing, on the other hand, protects the outer layer of your car's body.
On of the doors rattles when you hit any small bump. Skip to details on the: Exterior At 168. The three-door hatchback is economical and practical yet sporty and fun at the same time. About the 2006 Ford Focus The Ford Focus is a model developed with an eye to the changing habits of consumers in North America and abroad. Recent losses by Ford prompted discontinuation of the model after the 2011 model year, although the international Mk3 model will take over. We found it more comfortable than some of the other compact cars, with roomy, cushy seats and a nice balance between a soft, smooth ride and responsive handling.
As you can tell I am a 2000-2007 Ford Focus aficionado. In addition to the awkward placement of the cup holders, they are also very awkwardly sized. The Focus has received many awards over each of its three generations. Then, walk around your car to see if all of the lights are working properly. The Focus has received many awards over each of its three generations.
New options for 2006 include a package that bundles popular safety and convenience features. Your engine lights also alert and signal other drivers and provide you with a nighttime visibility. The wagons can carry a ton of cargo. I travel long distances quite often and it always gets me there with no problems. This car is equipped with traction control which is an added plus while driving in winter. The steering wheel at least on mine sheds black dust horribly, but it easily fixable with a cover and a vacuum.
Although the line is going to be discontinued after 2011, the Focus was a trailblazer for Ford as the company attempted to counterpunch European and Japanese manufacturers putting out cost-effective, compact cars. I'm approaching 90K now, and I couldn't be happier! The headlamps have clear lenses, and the grille displays a diamond pattern. They also provide maximum grip when cornering and braking. You can either use a sponge or a rag to clean it all up. Skip to details on the: Exterior At 168. Production was ultimately consolidated at the Wayne Assembly plant in 2006.
Focuses were able to sustain their appeal to a wide audience in large part due to their seating capacity for 4 or 5 passengers while claiming about 30 miles to the gallon. The center console is far too shallow to fit all the junk I usually keep in my car consoles. Ford Focus models are reputed to be among the top 50 models of automobile sold worldwide. The Focus was designed under the leadership of Richard Parry-Jones with design language oversight from Jack Telnack and Claude Lobo. On the other hand, I've found the interior to be somewhat uncomfortable and somewhat cheap-feeling.
All in all I'm satisfied. With current fuel avg at 32. It was a good value for the money, maybe not as good a car as a Honda, but then again it didn't command the higher price. Round fog lamps are installed, and the fascia has a wide, low air intake. The sedans are comfortable and move people efficiently. I plan on getting another car in the next year or two, but I'm keeping this Focus as well. The Focus benefited from extensive upgrades inside and out for 2005 so there are relatively few changes for the 2006 models.