2005 Ford Focus Top Comparisons

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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 STReview
Josh writes:
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Buy It. It Looks Like A Sporty Euro-sedan And Handles Like A Bmw 3-series. — The ST looks more aggressive when the silver grille insert is swapped out with the black one from the SES. I can't give a 5-star rating on the build since there's a LOT of plastic in the interior and unfortunately made more on the "cheap side" causing it to break more easily than in other models. I can only give 4-stars for the 'appearance' category since the black rear-bumper insert doesn't have provisions for a second exhaust tip. This requires fabrication on the user-end. Performance-wise, this car hauls ass and is about as quick as a Mustang GT when purchased as the ST package. On long road trips, a trip to Austin and back was made on only one tank of gas and totalled 408 miles. The Fun Factor increases considerable when adding performance parts from www.steedafocus.com and www.focussport.com. If you're a gearhead, opt in for the Cosworth build-up kits.

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

Pros: Cost-wise; very good, great mileage, seating capacity for 5.

Cons: Avoid the 2005 model, get the 2006-2007 model.  The motor which turns CDs in the headunit is made by Sony for the 2005 model and burns out after a while.  The 2006 and 2007 models are made by Delphi.

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2005 Ford Focus ZX5 SEReview
Dani writes:
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I Don't Like Ford, But I Like My Focus. — Clean look cars, pick up pretty quickly. Good gas mileage. Bad upholstery. One I got it wet via a bathing suit, it stained my seats. Oh and there is no way to pull the back seats down from the backseat. You have to go through the trunk. It's really annoying.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: It's quick and solid.

Cons: The antenna is busted and no tints in the back.

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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 SEReview
Dylan writes:
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Its Been Taken Care Of Very Well — The acceleration is accually not bad, it has the 5 speed transmission which i really like. i purchased a full K&N cold air intake for it and it gave my car 11 hp which that does seem much but it helped out. the interior is just all stock for now nothing done with it. the gas mileage is about 30 mpg. this car is really fun to drive.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: 5 speed manual

Cons: it needs to be a little over 200 hp

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2005 Ford Focus ZX5 SReview
Brendan writes:
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Ford Focus Review — its a great car! handles nice. Quick accel. Plenty of room. Performs amazingly. Enough power for everything. Not too expensive. Easy to maintain. All in all, I think that this is a very nice car and I recommend that people get it.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: Handles corners very well.

Cons: Bubbly

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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 SEReview
Sergio writes:
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Friendly Review. — It had been customized.. (Audio system, Performance and interior appearance.) it gives me about 35 milles per gallon on high ways and 30 in the city. mechanical problems? none. and it is nice to drive,, soft and flexible to do 360* on a narrow 2 ways road. lol.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: it has 4 wheels that take me to work and school! lol

Cons: all interior is made of plastic or any cheap material....

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2005 Ford Focus ZX3 SEReview
Heather writes:
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She's A Good Little Car And I Plan On Having Her For A While — I got this cause my other new vehicles had all been trucks and i didn't really have any truck space. Now I have a nice size trunk and it still seats four even though its only a two door, but being a hatchback it also saves me from the sport classification on insurance.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Pros: To go to work

Cons: The a/c compressor shuts off during acceleration to save on the engine, bad for AZ.

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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 SEReview
Kristine writes:
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Join Focusfanatics.com! — It has lots of options for the windshield wiper speed which I Love! Then, there's a convenient CD holder on the left underside of the dash. It's fun to drive and able to weave in and out of traffic =] And, the seats are comfy.

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

Pros: It's awesome because it's mine :P and I made it purple on the inside.

Cons: I didn't like the green lighting for the interior stuff.

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2005 Ford Focus ZXW SES WagonReview
Kyle writes:
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Great Car For Summer Driving, Traveling, Great On Gas. Good Little Car — Performance: pretty good performance, really good handling, good braking, decent acceleration for a little 2.0 L Wagon Build Quality: well im just under 100 k and i have only had a little electrical issues with the hatch, other than that no problems Appearance: love it, its the sharpest looking wagon I've seen. love the interior as well. Fun Factor: I love cars so really i find almost any car fun to drive, but i do enjoy this one much more than my Tempo RIP LOL :P

Pros: ITS A FORD HAHAHAHA

Cons: like any front wheel drive car like it, not great for winter driving

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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 STReview
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I Love My Focus — I love my Focus, she took a bad hit and kept me safe! Bonus is unless you are me you would never know her entire ass end was trashed. She is a fun little car to drive even though she is missing a few cyclinders.

Pros: fun to drive

Cons: only one power outlet and it's on the dashboard

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2005 Ford Focus ZX4 STReview
Ryan writes:
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Cant Get Rid Of It — never have had to do so much work on a car, but cant seem to get rid of it. its been through alot and survived alot. prolly a lemon car but i wont get rid of it any time soon.

Pros: fun, sporty

Cons: everything has needed to be replaced. ford basicly built me a new car!

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