2001 Ford Focus User Reviews

2001 Ford Focus Review Ratings

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  • 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 81 - 90 of 100 2001 Ford Focus reviews.

Dino writes:
2001 Ford Focus ZTS Review
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4

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Good on gas, hadeling, abs, and safe to drive

Cons

A bit to small but not to bad

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Good On Gas And Fun To Drive — Tghis was my first car and it was a great car, she was fast for it size a 2.0 liter ztech engine about 135 hp but she had great handeling, good traction and a sweet sound system, she was also save had abs brake system 4 disk breaks

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Steve writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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3

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Good acceleration, really roomy for a small car, looks great

Cons

The repairs

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I Love This Car In So Many Ways But We Bought It Used And Have Put Quite A Bit Of Money In It — We had to replace the thermostat, have had it tuned numerous times and I have a vibration that 4 balances and rotations haven't fixed. I think the tires may be cupped.

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Christopher writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Review
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3

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Good gas milege; beats a mercedes off the block

Cons

not a good car for bumpy city roads

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First Of Its Kind — Great car for commuting, especially the new models. Roomy and good for small family or couple. Engine reliability is good but car liable to get beat up on city streets with frequent realinements. Better performance with manual 5 speed; but 6 would be better.

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Amanda writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Review
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5

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Fun to drive, peppy, not a lot of blind spots

Cons

Suspension can be a little loud, hear more road noise because of closeness to ground.

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Perfect For The Money — I've had my car for 4 years now, and it has 110,000 miles on it. Granted there have been times when I wished I could have pushed it off a cliff (mostly due to my own fault) it is a great little car. More than I expected for a compact car. It is comfortable, decent gas mileage, and just the perfect interior and exterior for me

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Rikky6 writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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4

Pros

looks great, easy to modify, great mpg on my TDCi

Cons

cant find any yet

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Top Motor — The Ford Focus has been around for over ten years now and is still going strong. If you own one you will know the reason why it is one of the worlds best selling cars.

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Lyndon writes:
2001 Ford Focus Review
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5

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Spacious, Good Looking, Reasonably Fast, Very Frugal, Comfortable, Well-Equipped, Safe

Cons

Everyone has one!

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It Has Everything I Need — Cant possibly fault it, although it could do with being a bit faster. Handles like a go-kart, does 55mpg, has all the equipment I need and nothing I dont, never EVER gone wrong, I can drive 300 miles at a time and still feel comfortable. Shame everyone else I have ever met has either owned one or driven one, but then cars are popular for a reason!

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Paul writes:
2001 Ford Focus Review
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5

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Cheap, easily available, easy to work on..

Cons

hard to find a nice one!

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Good Cheap All Round Car — Nice, i had a 2.0 ESP 5 door which took ages to find, worth the wait though...

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Andy writes:
2001 Ford Focus LX Review
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5

Pros

everything

Cons

a little bit thirsty

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The Best — i never thought i would get one but i did and it has to be one of the best cars i have evr driven very fast only got a 1.6 zetec but it is fast sounds mint for standard looks great the ride is so comfortable and the space in side is amazing all round good car

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Colin writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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4

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Great on fuel. Lots of storage space. Soft ride, and good power.

Cons

no ABS on this model. But very easy to drive.

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2nd Car I Bought — Great storage as its a full station wagon size. Great full tank and efficiency even after 120k and 7 years.

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Paul writes:
2001 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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3

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Cheap to own and very practicable

Cons

Its a Ford. Just like your Dad would drive

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The Family Car That Doesnt Make You Feel The Urge To Start A Family? — Amazingly the Ford Focus is not a bad car at all. Considering all the requirements and the huge variety of alternatives out there I couldn't find anything else that does the job as well as this. Of course its a minor bonus that the zetec engine is a good performer and the handling is top notch as is the long list of standard equipment that happened to come with the car. And my wife likes it!

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Reviews From Other Years

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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