2013 Ford Focus User Reviews

2013 Ford Focus Review Ratings

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PROS
"ride" 9 reviews
"fuel economy" 4 reviews
"handling" 3 reviews
"power" 3 reviews
"style" 2 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 2 reviews
"power" 2 reviews
"seat" 2 reviews

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Ntfknrnd writes:
2013 Ford Focus ST Review
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5

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Fantastic handling for FWD car!!.  Great power, peak torque @ 2500rpm. Fantastic gearbox, Fantastic Brakes, real drivers car.

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In town Gas MPG is average at best. Seats are tight and may not be comfortable for most over sized persons..  Turning radius is quite large for such small car.

Ntfknrnd
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Excellent Drivers Car — 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 owning the ST, if the new RS focus wasn't 40k+!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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twheele7 writes:
2013 Ford Focus SE Hatchback Review
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This car handles like a 35k sports car. It's a very solid driving car that sips gas. It looks great, and you can't go wrong with the leather / heated seat interior. This is a great car that is an awesome value.

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I wish the truck were bigger for when I go golfing with my buddys. The seats can go down to accomidate more than a standard trunk but that's tough when you also have other people in the car.

twheele7
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Excellent Handling, Gas Saving, Butt Warming, Value Car :) — This car has everything I wanted when I shopped for something affordable, with quality and expectations of reliability. You know that you're going to get big milage out of a quality vehicle like this and for 25k it's tough to beat. You could get a kia, or nissan, but something made in America that handles like it's from Japan, sips fuel like it's from Germany, and has the lure of Americana. I just really like it. Feel safe driving it. Very responsive to drivers input. Good acceleration with better breaking. Low maintence costs.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Bmhaas writes:
2013 Ford Focus Titanium Hatchback Review
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5

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Great gas mileage, full of options for comfort and love the hatchback

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Back seat is not as roomy as I need.

Bmhaas
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Loved It Until My Grandchildren Out Grew The Back Seat — 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 vehicle.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Vince7tt writes:
2013 Ford Focus SE Hatchback Review
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4

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Cheap to run, zippy and fun to drive in manual transmission, great design and looks, practical, sporty, Bluetooth, USB connection, steering wheel controls, voice control, easy to maintain.

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Not a fast car but manual transmission helps, back seats could be tight if driver and front passenger are over 6ft tall.

Vince7tt
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Cheap To Run And Maintain + Fun And Zippy To Drive = A Great Little Car — Appearance - exciting European aesthetics makes the car look fast and sporty. Build quality - everything is well put together. No rattles. No repairs whatsoever since new, super cheap to maintain, and to run. Performance - although not a fast car, but the manual transmission really helps to speed things up, and keep things exciting for the driver. The clutch feels light and easy to use. Braking is sensitive when needed, and not overly so. The handling of the car is well balanced - European style suspension inspires sporty handling, but soaks up bumps easily when going over pot holes, and cracks.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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david_harness writes:
2013 Ford Focus ST Review
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Power, fun, great feel, aggressive styling, practical

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Losses cargo capacity due to full size spare

david_harness
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Leading In The Sport Compact Class! — One of the best vehicles in the sport compact class. Miles ahead of other cars in the class like the MAZDASPEED3, Volkswagen GTI, Honda Civic SI, Dodge Dart, and any other car in the FWD category. Fantastic ride, and a perfect choice for driving enthusiasts and manual fans alike.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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CJC_VW_GTI writes:
2013 Ford Focus Electric Review
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5

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carbon free driving!  This car is also perfectly silent while running and has world class fuel economy for local driving

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Very small trunk due to battery bank taking half of it.  I would love to have more range (only has 75 miles/charge) but I was fully aware of range limitations when I leased it.

CJC_VW_GTI
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Exciting, Futuristic And Well Engineered Earth Friendly Vehicle — Love this car, I have had it for 6 months, will write more later. Carbon free driving, charged by solar energy on my own home, silent, looks like a regular car, just like the normal Focus. Great blue tooth synch capabilities. I can stream pandora off my phone through the car speakers and control it from the touch screen.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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alabamaford writes:
2013 Ford Focus Titanium Review
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5

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love my car

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all the technology

alabamaford
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Great Car — I love the gas mileage...it is very comfortable and love the back up camera..I feel very safe when I am driving it and would recommend it to anyone that is driving a long distance everyday as I do

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ptkilbo writes:
2013 Ford Focus SE Hatchback Review
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Driving this you would never know there is a 2.0L - 4 Cylinder engine. The car goes, and goes quick. The handling is superb and drives like a race car. It hugs the road really well, and I have never been so impressed by a Ford product.

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None yet.

ptkilbo
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Ford Focus - If You Like Quick, This Is It. — I don't dislike anything about this vehicle. I will keep you updated. I have some issues with the CVT transmission, but only because this is my first vehicle with this type of drivetrain. I find it feels as thought it is slipping and over-revving, but I can't pin point it yet. The car sounds good too. I never thought an Inline-4 could be so beautiful.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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kcurtsinger writes:
2013 Ford Focus Titanium Hatchback Review
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Great style, always an interesting drive, rear-view cam very helpful

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Ford Touch screen draws attention from driving, not always reliable.

kcurtsinger
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Fun, A Bit Funny — Certainly and exciting car with character busting from the seams. It's not luxury, but it's by no means economy either. The sport mode is nifty for getting that extra kick while entering the interstate or passing. Typical drive mode keeps the MPG right around 29 with typical mixed driving around town. Rear-view camera is a necessity in this vehicle-- the back window is tiny!

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

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Rob writes:
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BLAST !

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NOTHING

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Fun — WOW what a great looking little car. This thing is loaded. Just got it and I cant wait till summer to go cruising around in it. It should be a fun car to drive, very comfortable seats. So far its very easy on fuel.

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

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1998 Ford Focus Reviews

Best Car In The World!!!! By Robert

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1999 Ford Focus Reviews

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2000 Ford Focus Reviews

It Is A Ford. By Kimmichu

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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

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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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