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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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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its a fun little car

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wheel bearings i have had to do 3 of them

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Ford Makes A Ok Car — the car has been really good and i get like 32 mpg driving it to work and bace, the car is alot of fun mine has a 5 speed and a lowering kit after market wheels amd tires, k and n cold air, and a borlia cat bact on it

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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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Gas saver

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Slow

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Good Gas Saver Not Very Fast — I did kinda alot to the motor and was not happy with the performance it gave me at all. it was decent for a 4cyl but wanted more. braking was great. handling was great. build quality was cheap. has plastic screws all over the car. loved the way the car looked and gave great gas mileage.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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2001 Ford Focus Review
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Looks; Driving; Big luggage; Ergonomics

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Handling, rear a bit loose; Choose for the TDCI, if you find one cheap

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What You See Is What You Get... Cool, Fun And Pleasure — Good power but not excelent. Good economy but not excelent. Handling could be better... it's better to put some bags of potatoes in the back! I love the looks and the overall built quality is very good, with some minor downsides. But the best is the Ford's driving... dynamic, direct, responsive. Some kind of stiff to some people but I like it. I didn't drive yet the TDCI but people say that's much better engine than this one... and more expensive too...

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2001 Ford Focus LX Review
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great spcious and quiet cabin with little road and engine noise

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can't think of any appart from the weight and maybe the spec is low compared the VW alternatives

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Great Motorway Car — 1.8 Zetec Sport model. Great all rounder and good performance for its price. Really quiet engine even with the magnex 116bhp Mofifications: Full ST170 body kit Halo style headlights Tinted rear lights ST170 alloys ZX3 side skirts Various chrome finishes inside. Mangnex cat back Pinoneer audio

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2001 Ford Focus ZX3 Review
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so much fun to drive

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i will eat you on 301

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Boom Boom Boom — its so much fun, the aint job is awesome, the suspension it fun, the ound system is loud. the wheel well light. the exhaust intake msd ignition coil pack throttle body.the speed. its easy to want to drive this car.

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

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2001 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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fun and fast

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none

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Totally Awesome — i love this car its my very first car and ive had it for about three years and its like a small suv that is good on gas great appearance fairly inexpensive to maintain gets about 32 mpg normal prevenative maintenance

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2001 Ford Focus LX Review
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Great gas mileage, good seating position, comfortable

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Too much road feel, could be a bit quieter on the highway

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Great Economical Car — I purchased this car for my mother, but soon discovered that it is an awesome car for my long commute. Now I drive it as often as I can. The gas mileage is awesome, and it lacks nothing in performance. The car has been trouble-free. The ride is surprisingly smooth for such a small car, and the engine is much more refined than my Escort. The Focus is everything I liked about my Escort...and then some. The heat and air conditioning in the Focus are also much better than the Escort although not quite as powerful as my Mercury Sable. Due to the ridiculous gas prices, I'm seriously considering a new Focus when it is time for another car. I just wish they still made the Focus as a station wagon.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2001 Ford Focus ZTS Review
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cheep

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cheep

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Cheep — gets me where i need to go. is good on gas. very clean. nice interior and the better wheels. bought it for $1500.00 us. for the most part its been a good investment in a used car. if you want a car that is cheep and easy to find used. if it has low enough miles and the price is right then get it.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2001 Ford Focus SE Review
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gas mileage

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small

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Jkskl — the car runs well, gets great gas mileage and gets me from point a to point b it has been very trustworthy and hasnt cost to much to maintain and can be fun to drive if you know what youre doing

Primary Use: Family transportation

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2001 Ford Focus LX Review
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It's perfectt!

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Not enough horsepower!

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01 Ford Focus 2.0l/ Gold/ Great Condition — Acceleration is bad. Braking is okay, but not ABS. Handling is very good. Minor repairs to the body. Rattles in the cabin a bit. Gas mileage is great. Maintenance has been kept up. Have fun with it! Its freaking amazing!

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2014 Ford Focus Reviews

A Very Smooth And Quiet Ride By Wilma50

I like how it looks and handles. It is very quiet and very smooth, especially around corners and over pot holes. I am very impressed overall with both the feel and maintenance and would definitely re... Read More

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2013 Ford Focus Reviews

Excellent Drivers Car By Ntfknrnd

Best car I have ever owned. One of the most fun cars I have ever driven. Great compromise on price, performance and economy. very reliable, would definitely purchase the new RS focus on the heels of ... Read More

Loved It Until My Grandchildren Out Grew The Back Seat By Bmhaas

Loved the ride, the options and the gas mileage! The heated seats were very nice in the winter and the back up camera was a nice feature, even for parking, The car would be perfet for a small family... Read More

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2012 Ford Focus Reviews

Great First Car By lastmermaid92

Not a big fan of the blind spots in the back, or the lack of cargo space. Had great gas mileage, and was reliable in getting around. Not overly costly, but not flashy either. Would make a great car fo... Read More

Loved The Car, But Transmission Was Problematic By Tedzinski

Transmission failure twice in 60K miles. Paid for by ford, with rental so not so bad. Loved all else, except it was noisy on the highway. Probably tires as they still had about 25% wear left at 60K.... Read More

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2011 Ford Focus Reviews

Fun To Drive By mditty23

The SES model has some very nice features. What I like the best for winter driving is the heated mirrors, traction and stability control. would never be without them now. The gas mileage is excellent... Read More

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

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2010 Ford Focus Reviews

Very Good Do Not Have Any Second Thoughts About Buying It By jake_50

car is very practical for some one looking for a cheap car that will always start and get them to where they need to go with out having to cut back on styling or power. a very good all around car Read More

Standard Car By Byron

This is the benchmark by which all other cars are judged. This is standard car #123456. It will get you to point A and back to point B with minimal fuss, though it won't look pretty doing it. The buil... Read More

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