2001 Ford Focus User Reviews

2001 Ford Focus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 100 reviews

  • Performance:3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars3.7 out of 5 stars 3.7 / 5
  • Appearance:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars3.9 out of 5 stars 3.9 / 5
  • Overall: 4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 47 reviews
"ride" 34 reviews
"power" 29 reviews
"handling" 21 reviews
"speed" 13 reviews
CONS
"power" 11 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"expensive car" 3 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews

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Displaying 91 - 100 of 100 2001 Ford Focus reviews.

Fernando writes:
2001 Ford Focus Review
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4

Pros

Performance, drive and handling, great interior and inexterior styling and craftmanship

Cons

Can't think of one

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5 Door 2.0l Manual - This Time Was The Much Nicer European Version — Exterior and interior styling was fantastic. A very funky car. The 2.0L engine was very good and car was quite quick. Ride and handling was fantastic (of course, it's a Focus). The car took some seriuos beating and stayed in one piece... a great motor!

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Chris writes:
2001 Ford Focus Review
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5

Pros

Handling

Cons

Fuel cost

35

Best Car I've Had — Lots of extras again, heated windscreen etc. Excellent handling and good performance. looked good and reliable

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Lukey writes:
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5

Pros

quick, looks good.

Cons

nothing at the moment!

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Quick, Cheap And Relaible. — my interior is full leather so very nice. Gearbox and clutch easy to get used to, handling is brilliant and very smooth.

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Matt writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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5

Pros

Inexpensive parts, ease of repair, good gas mileage, reliable.

Cons

No OEM parts have failed on me from normal driving. I have no complaints because when the car is used within its intentions, it's an excellent vehicle.

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Relatively Boring To Drive Stock, Responds Well To Modifications. Reliable. — This car is relatively slow stock, but has plenty of room and is a comfortable vehicle. It handles very neutrally and makes for an easy car to own as a first vehicle. It responds extremely well to modifications, and when done right can be an absolute show-stopper.

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Lisa writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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4

Pros

Small, compact, good on gas

Cons

Small, easily hidden

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Zippy — Its a focus... Its kinda tiny but it zips up and down the hills quite well. Looks like a spaceship at night...cool

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Jim writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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4

Pros

One of the best engines they have made for fuel economy

Cons

FORD

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I Will Never Reccomend A Current North American Vehical — 4 Cylider automatic. Disc brakes on front and drums on rear. Descent trunk space but spare tire hard to get out. All in all I don't know what to say but I guess it is an okay car fo what it is.

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Nicole writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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5
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Fun To Drive!! — This car has afew extras being the street edition and is much tighter on the road due to the european tuned suspension and the bigger 16 inch wheels. I find all the controls easy to reach and for signalling and wipers you don't even have to take your hands off the wheel. A 6 cd in dash player is a plus as well. Good on gas and fairly peppy compared to some cars in its class... this car has been a trouble free and fun car to drive so far!

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russell writes:
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3
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2001 Focus — sorta like it has plenty of power but has some nagging cooling and electrical problems.

Owner for 5 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:20

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dman001948 writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Review
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So-s0 — Brought a 2001 SE as a second car. Runs great, however, the previous owner kinda trash the car. Almost all the window regulators had to be replace ( let kids play with the buttons and focus can't handle that) Had two different type of plugs in it (put correct and new ones in). Need to service the tranny, Can't find a Filter or pan gasket for it. (fluid is brown, needs to be done before I pay for a transmission) Elertic mirrors are loose from their mountings, it appears this is kinda of a deflect. And various "other" probelms. Car has 86,000 on it now, and I get 24 MPG with air on and 27 w/o air on. Of course it is a use car and thats what you get, other then that as far as a second car..great.

Owner for 0 years, 4 months

Miles Driven per Year:8,000

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rljackson writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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rljackson
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Little Car With Lots Of Room. — Only car I have ever owned that someone I never knew walked up and open the door to it and scared my poor mom and said I have to get one of these. It turns good and handles like it is on rails. Plenty of pep from the engine. And it fits a big guy like me who like not to have the steering wheel under his chin. Just wish they would bring the English version here for it looks hot.

Owner for 5 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:10,000

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1998 Ford Focus Reviews

Best Car In The World!!!! By Robert

perfmance is very good for a 1.8 great handling great fun drive braking is good it not to bad on fuel economy cheap for parts i would say it is a allrtound great car not had much wrong with it. Read More

good car cheap to run parts if needed are easy avalible cheap insurance ideal family car or just for comuting i have owned 2 focus's for 4 years both keep just flying throught the mot i think the 1.8 ... Read More

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1999 Ford Focus Reviews

Perfect!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! By Robert

its very powerful has drilled and grooved discs all round for excellent braking handles like a dream havnt had to repair anything on it yet has great looks a bit thirsty but is a 2.0 with power mods c... Read More

Great Car For Driving, Not As Much For Owning By Kamil

Surprisingly great performance and pleasure of driving; it's a perfect handling car and provides lots of power, although costs of maintenance (Diesel engine equipment) are very high and unevitable. It... Read More

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2000 Ford Focus Reviews

Great Car, Owned It For 8 Years And Never Left Me Stranded By Toletgo1234

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 wou... Read More

Love The Car, Overall I Never Have Regret Purchasing The Vehicle By Toletgo1234

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 pro... Read More

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2002 Ford Focus Reviews

Great Commuter By mjte43

Overall, a great inexpensive car to own and operate, just turned 163000 miles and it keeps on going. Not bad for 2 adults, but it struggles with 4 people inside. Great gas mileage, I average approxima... Read More

'02 Zx3 Hatchback By SirPerseus

Good over all, my car has problems that need to be fixed so i cant complain until i fix the problems and then judge. the Car length is nice and small so you are able to fit into tighter spaces. The ca... Read More

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2003 Ford Focus Reviews

Most Reliable Little Wagon In The World. By Molovesroe

I love everything about my ford wagon. I've had her for over two years and she's been so reliable and wonderful. There is so much cargo room and the seats are very comfortable. Her transmission is gor... Read More

Clean And Handles Like A Charm By Poshhh

Great car for commuting and maintenance cost is very low. I drive it daily for college and drive it like a grandma. The car has loved me back as much as I have loved it. Would recommend getting a focu... Read More

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