2001 Ford Focus User Reviews

2001 Ford Focus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 96 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" 45 reviews
"ride" 33 reviews
"power" 28 reviews
"handling" 20 reviews
"speed" 13 reviews
CONS
"power" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 8 reviews
"ride" 5 reviews
"small power" 3 reviews
"light" 3 reviews

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Displaying 91 - 96 of 96 2001 Ford Focus reviews.

Nicole writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
Overall:
5
35

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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russell
25

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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dad417 writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
Overall:
3

Pros

Fair gas mileage (28mpg)

dad417
25

Basic Commuter Car. — This car is ok to commute to work. I have taken it on long trips. Mileage is ok, but you do feel like you're stuffed in a tin can.

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Richard writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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4

Pros

lightweight, zippy, and great handling

Cons

almost too light, loose backend at high speeds.

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Decent Car For Beginners — I got this car at age 16, and it was wonderful.... Learned to drive manual with the transmission, very smooth, very easy to learn on.

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2013 Ford Focus Reviews

Leading In The Sport Compact Class! By david_harness

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2012 Ford Focus Reviews

Love It By bbrat

Great car. Perfect for commuting to work and sporty enough to drive around with my friends.Don't really have anything bad to say about the car. Could be happier if it was a little roomier, but I kne... Read More

Reliable Focus By Chasneyc

I love the fuel economy! It's compact size helped me find parking spots at packed events. Very reliable, haven't experienced any problems with the car. It has a good amount of trunk space, also the ba... Read More

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2011 Ford Focus Reviews

2011 Ford Focus Sel By NitaScottSellsCars

I like the way the car looked inside and out. I drove it to Greenville, NC on a full tank of gas & filled up once I got there. I also took a trip to Dolly Wood in Pigeon Forge, TN both trips was comfo... Read More

Don't Buy Ford By Simon

looks and sounds like a great car to buy after owning for a year and looking after it, the stupid thing has started to fall apart the engine mount snapped at 10,000 miles unbelievable to be honest R... Read More

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2010 Ford Focus Reviews

Great By urb2012

Very nice economical car. Great gas mileage,looks,basic clean interior and Satellite radio is a definite plus. The SE model with power windows and locks and alloy rims looks sporty and sharp. Good siz... Read More

Best Used Car I've Ever Purchased By mobarnes

This is a great car for a single granny like me - it holds my grandsons in their car seats comfortably and I have no concerns about safety. It accelerates when I need it to, there are no rattles, and ... Read More

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