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2005 Ford Focus User Reviews

2005 Ford Focus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 72 reviews

  • Performance: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
  • Appearance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Build Quality:4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars4 out of 5 stars 4 / 5
  • Overall: 4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars4.1 out of 5 stars 4.1 / 5

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PROS
"fuel economy" 30 reviews
"ride" 30 reviews
"handling" 21 reviews
"power" 13 reviews
"speed" 11 reviews
CONS
"power" 12 reviews
"interior" 7 reviews
"brakes" 4 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"rattle" 3 reviews

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Displaying 61 - 70 of 72 2005 Ford Focus reviews.

Adam writes:
2005 Ford Focus ZX5 S Review
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3

Pros

Fuel efficient, spacious rear seat, and plenty of trunk room.

Cons

Stiff suspension, some cheap materials, and lack of "fun."

55

Although Boring, This Car Is Great For The Average Driver. — It's not bad, but I'm not sure if it's good either. I haven't dealt with it long enough to determine the build quality of the car, and the car isn't beautiful, but it doesn't look that bad I guess. The 4 cylinder engine isn't very powerful, but it is efficient on fuel.

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Roland writes:
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 SE Review
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4

Pros

Sporty Sedan, 5 seater, 0-60 7.9s, 32mpg Highway,

Cons

Not that many choices for performance mods.

35

Sporty Sedan — It's a good car for a family sedan. The engine comes stock 136hp, 2.0L Durtec 20, dual overhead cam inline 4. Handles pretty well on wet or dry roads. According to Car and Driver Mag. 0 - 60 is a respectible 7.9s.

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Sugandha writes:
2005 Ford Focus SE Wagon Review
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3
Sugandha
25

The Vehical Is Okay...it Does Not Get The Preformance Ford Claims! — The Vehicle is Okay....could be alot better in many catagories... Gas Milage is the biggest loser...It gets far less miles per gallon of gasoline than Ford Claims...Is not as comfortable as Ford Claims. Car Is very Noisy...I have already had a serious front drive train problem that was fixed...Cars too new to have such problems...I only have 26560 miles on the speedometer....Unhappy about whole preformance.

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Witt writes:
2005 Ford Focus ZX5 S Review
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4

Pros

Good fuel economy, good handling

Cons

No power anything on this trim level, but it's my cheap father's fault.

55

Good, Reliable Little Car, Unfortunately, I'm Just Borrowing It For Now. — It can get up and go, it's way faster than my Escort which is it's spiritual ancestor. I hate that Daddy bought it stripped.

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Daniel writes:
2005 Ford Focus Review
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3

Pros

Nice, flat...

Cons

still have to push it to get it faster

45

Better Try From Ford — Another company car....nothing special, the build quality is Ok but not more than that. Still this device is only for moving from A to B purposes.

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Will writes:
2005 Ford Focus ZX3 SE Review
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4

Pros

Volume that changes with speed. Not a bad car.

Cons

Well, nothing too bad, but does feel a bit cheap.

35

Your Basic Small Car. Nothing Too Special. — Only had it since May of 2006. Nothing broke yet... Relatively cheap feeling interior, but nothing that bad. Engine produces classic "cheap car 4 cylinder sound".

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Ryan writes:
2005 Ford Focus ZX5 SE Review
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4

Pros

new refined interior for '05 (thank GOD...'04 and before had an UGLY interior)
wonderful gas mileage

Cons

VERY LIGHT CAR. completely unreliable in new england snow.

35

:3 — i love this car. it's light, fun and odd. it has a different design that makes it ugly, but in the sense that it has personality. engine is kind of loud, but for such an american car, the focus ZX5 screams European.

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Jason952 writes:
2005 Ford Focus ZX4 ST Review
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4

Pros

Its new and gets great gas mileage.

Cons

Its a ford.

35

My New Car. — So far I think its a great car. Powers decent, handles good,and brakes good. Looks good and the rims aren't bad.

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Ian writes:
2005 Ford Focus Review
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5

Pros

Good on Petrol
Big Boot

Cons

No engine cover

35

Quality Reliable — Top speed :150mph 5 Star handling 4 Star Safety includes air bags Generous space in front and back of the car

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stranded writes:
2005 Ford Focus ZX5 S Review
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4
stranded
25

Very Good Family Car — Very good family car. Roomy for the kids and the dog at the back. Not very impressed with it dying twice now on the side of the road. And no one seems to know what the problem is. Why is that fuse burning out!!!

Owner for 1 years, 0 months

Miles Driven per Year:20,000

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2013 Ford Focus Reviews

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2012 Ford Focus Reviews

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

Never Thought I Would Like Anything Manufactured By Ford, This Car Changed My Mind By this_guy

I like the gas mileage this car offers, it has saved our family plenty of money. The handling is precise; I feel safe driving this car during any weather. Safety was the reason we choose this car, it ... 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

Ford Focus 2010 By crazycatlover1

Love everything about, I never thought of Ford as a sporty car until I got mine. I get lots of compliments. Has plenty of get up and go for a 4 cyl. Handles great on the road. Hugs the corners. Read More

Good Little Car By gpg9559

This is a fun car, great handling and my fuel mileage is way above EPA estimates. I get 29 in city driving and 39 on the hiway sometimes more if I am careful. Car reviewers and EPA testers must have ... Read More

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