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Toletgo1234 writes:
2000 Ford Focus ZTS Review
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4

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Cheap, great on gas. Parts are easy to replace and maintain

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Wheel bearings and alignment issues. Common ford tick in the engine or components

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Great Car, Owned It For 8 Years And Never Left Me Stranded — Car has 233,000 miles + and seems to still be running great, has had a small loss in power but nothing to fret over. Have ran the crap out of this vehicle and it has treated me well. Great car And would hate to sell or junk it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Toletgo1234 writes:
2000 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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Cheap, great on gas. Parts are usually easy to replace.

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Some intermittent issues. Ball joints, upper strut mounts, fuel delivery. Shocks. Alignment issues. And some electrical problems

Toletgo1234
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Love The Car, Overall I Never Have Regret Purchasing The Vehicle — i like the price, they are fairly cheap. Cheap on gas, and cheap to insure and register. The vehicle has a fair amount of space for smaller needs. Dislike the electrical problems and wheel bearing problems. Need to convert rear end to 05 or later disc set up

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Matt writes:
2000 Ford Focus LX Review
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Great MPG - 35+/- city 40+/- hwy

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Unreliable

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Good Car If You Want Good Gas Mileage. — When I first got it, there was a hole punched in the vacuum line. My friend's dad ordered me a new one. Now it gets unbelievable gas mileage. However, I've had to put in some more money with this car (new transmission, etc.)

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Thomas writes:
2000 Ford Focus SE Review
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gets you to where you wanna go...

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getting old

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Its Green — it turns it go's it stops it brakes it fine but i hate it because its a ford it rarely gets stuck in snow at winter surprisingly because there all seasons and there were never any problems starting it. ps. it used to be a rent-a-car

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Mark writes:
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the look

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the age

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Lovely Ride — its got real good handlinng just had it remapped its got a few paint blisters showing because of age got 17 inch alloys tinted windoes and decal on it . it alsohas got neon lights inside the car and a k and n air filter

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Alex writes:
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Great mileage, hugs the road nicely.

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slow to get up to speed, not good in snow.

35

Its An Average Car. Can't Say Much. I Have It So Obviously It Seemed Like A Good Deal. — Preformance: Acceleration is below average (4 cylinders, stock, but good for a plain 4 cylinder) Brakes are great. It will stop quick if you have dy tarmac under the wheels. It handles verry well, hard to get it to slide unless its in the winter. its too light and being fwd it gets tricky to handle. Build Quality: The exhaust has a hole rusted into it, and one of the exhaust supports rusted off. its rusting below the front doors twords the front wheels. Its holding togeather well for all the stuff they put on the roads here. Appearance: The interior is alright, few stains here and there on the seats. besides that, its average. nothing too fancy (its a focus, its what i'd expect from this kind of car). Outside, it looks like a focus, thats about all i can say. Cost Of Ownership: Mileage is in the mid/high 20's (normally around 26). Some of the pieces in the exhaust have rusted out, but a coat hanger and a spare piece of steel fixed the problem. Its a good car, but the grime in the winter eats away little by little. Fun Factor: its an alright car to drive. fun to take on the back roads. no complaints as far as this goes. if you want to have fun, you can have fun with it, but its not like you get that feeling turning the key or anything like that.

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adelisi915 writes:
2000 Ford Focus SE Review
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Not expensive to repair, small, spacious

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Bad gas mileage as it ages, acceleration gets "stuck"

adelisi915
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Best As A First Car — Since this was my first car and a generous hand-me-down from my uncle, I didn't have much of a choice. I've been driving it for more than a year now. I've had to fix the brakes many times. Braking is kind of slow and a bit unresponsive. The exhaust is very loud and rumbles the car, which a mechanic told me is very typical of old Focuses. It is a "cute" car, but does not have a front end that I particularly like (reminds me of a shark nose?). As it got older, gas mileage got worse and worse. I even took note: 6.750 gallons of gas only got me 145 miles - that's only 21.5 mpg FOR A 4-CYLINDER! Honestly, I feel that anything that can go wrong with this car....eventually will. Thankfully, the parts are generic and not too expensive. I do like that it is small and can "squeeze" into spaces and the blindspot is not bad either. Overall, it's a great first car, but I need an upgrade.

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Hren writes:
2000 Ford Focus Review
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3

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It's a good all-rounder

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it could use a bit more hp

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Ford Focus Tddi — Performance - there is none Build quality - it's a Ford, so it has its ups and downs Appearance - it doesn't quite show it's age, so that's a good thing Cost of Ownership - the occasional thing breaks or wears out, but is usually cheap to fix. It does very good mileage Fun Factor - it's quite fun to drive on occasion :)

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Kyle writes:
2000 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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Zetec Engine

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No power windows

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2fst4u — Good everyday car, has the extra space if you need to haul something. Not bad on the highway. Cheap to maintain but parts are in odd places. It has good get up and go with the Zetec Engine. Wouldn't buy a duratec one

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JT writes:
2000 Ford Focus SE Review
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great car

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the only bad thing is that it doesnt plant u back in your seat like my mustang does

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Awesome Car — doesnt have the same get up but it is fast enough. great mpg and i never had a single problem with it. the stock stereo was good. the space was good often fit a few more than five people in the car. the car looked good and was comfortable to drive.

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2013 Ford Focus Reviews

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2012 Ford Focus Reviews

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2011 Ford Focus Reviews

Fun To Drive By mditty23

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2010 Ford Focus Reviews

Standard Car By Byron

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