2006 Ford Focus User Reviews

2006 Ford Focus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 71 reviews

  • Performance:3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars3.5 out of 5 stars 3.5 / 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: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
"ride" 33 reviews
"fuel economy" 29 reviews
"handling" 17 reviews
"power" 17 reviews
"reliable car" 7 reviews
CONS
"power" 15 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"small power" 4 reviews
"wiper" 3 reviews
"quality" 3 reviews

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BobbyBnice writes:
2006 Ford Focus ZXW SE Wagon Review
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4

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Incredibly solid feel and stable; 27 mpg daily driving, 31 R/T Fl-Me 08/2014; lots of standard pwr conveniences; Drivers seat position/comfort; Interior space

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Rear seats don't fold perfectly flat; Economy class 4 banger noise level

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American Pie - I Love It — This was an economically driven step down from 09 full size GMC Sierra, so I had low expectations. What a surprise. Since 1964 I've primarily driven pickups and station wagons (non-SUVs) for personal transportation. I compared this Focus to several other small wagons and this beats out Passat, Jetta, Matrix, Subaru, Volvo and most small suvs for overall price vs utility. This moved to the top of my list of legacy small wagons. Passat is my favorite but loses on price and cost of ownership. This Focus has been trouble free for two years (Purchased w/76k, now 87k). I do treat my vehicles to the best tires, brakes, battery, lube and coolant without being asked.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Jordan writes:
2006 Ford Focus ZX3 SE Review
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None

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Slow

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Don't Get It — This car has no acceleration. But what to expect from a bone stock 4 cylinder that was bought for fuel economy? If Ford only came with a v8 in them, it would be a really fun car to drive. Oh well, got to change to a car with some go.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sophie writes:
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its cheap to run

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nana car

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Or Not — flasness of car. cheap to run. looks like a nanas car. clean and tidy. easy to drive. good perfformance. reasonably cheap second hand. does atleats 600km to 800km on a tank of gas. fun to drive. love the manual. okay?

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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A.J. writes:
2006 Ford Focus ZXW SES Wagon Review
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Compact & practical

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Safety

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Ok Car But Not Super — OK car, but not super. Quality wise is acceptable, but would need a lot of improvement. Price vs features is good. Is OK a second car or a for family (wife)... If I have the choice, I would not buy the same car again. I had more fun with the previous model - 2000 - 2003..

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Marcel writes:
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performance and handling

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nothing..

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.. — * Performance - acceleration, braking, handling --> outstanding * Build Quality - has it needed repairs? squeaks/rattles --> what car doesnt? * Appearance - both interior and exterior styling --> it looks nice * Cost of Ownership - gas mileage, maintenance --> affordable * Fun Factor - is this car fun to drive? --> a lot !

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

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1248ax writes:
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 ST Review
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very cool sports ride, fast, great handling, great performance.

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not a great family car.

1248ax
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Great Car To Have Fun With — I love this car because it is basically my toy. It has a lot of power specially after making several upgrades to it. Sometimes I take it out to the track and drive it at high speeds, so far its handling is great, everything about it is great. Not a very good family car, but can be used as one every once in a while when necessary.

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

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Sigi writes:
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 ST Review
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The awesome sound of the engine as it screams through the revs

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Fuel consumption

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Its My Kids First, Then My Car, Then My Husky, Then My Ps3 And Of Course After That My Girlfriend — Performance is outstanding, excellent braking and handling. Appearance is very sporty Cost of ownership, i'm not going to lie, it isn't the cheapest of vehicles to own especially out of maintenance plan Fun factor. Its absolutely the car i've had my most fun in!!

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

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MrRocket12 writes:
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Very nice looks. Great power; Excelent handeling

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Fuel Consumption (but what do you expect if you gun it); poor turning circle thus difficult parking

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Very Nice Pocket Rocket; Very Custumizable — Stylish car, you really get noticed in this sort of car. It's not all that economicle when looking at fuel consumption; passanger space; grociery space; parking. But that said, it is the ultimate low budget toy for weekends and a cool driver for week days. Ultimately we buy cars to enjoy the thrill of driving and the Focus ST really delivers.

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

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Terry writes:
2006 Ford Focus ZX3 S Review
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3

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the handling an fun factor

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didnt do enough to it

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Good All Round Car From Family Driving To Flying To Work, Many Good Times — had this one for 3 years an she was a fanstatic car to drive the handling was amazing some of the spot i tucked her thru would never thought she would stick but she always seemed to have more to give, with some mod's to the 1.6 zetec motor an she could of been a lil rocket

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

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Justin writes:
2006 Ford Focus ZX4 SE Review
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Handles well, fun to drive, great gas mileage

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Just not enough power stock but a lot of things to change that

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Focused On Handling — The handling is by far the selling point of this car... something I cherish more than power. The exterior is nice and the interior is okay too, as long as you have time to customize it- although it's comfortable. Gas mileage is also a selling point. Overall it's real fun to drive and if kept well maintained, a great little car.

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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

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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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2001 Ford Focus Reviews

Sohc Engine Is Junk And Should Have Been Recalled By Toletgo1234

Had no way to know anything was happening, it sputtered and blew up, not something i had expected to have happen, and the automatic transmission shift solenoids go out frequently. No hope for these ve... Read More

Fun To Drive. By Ian

Very fun car to drive with excellent braking and handling and can fit a family of five. It accelerate smoothly and very good and the gas. If you like to work on cars yourself this car is great to perf... 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

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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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