2008 Ford Focus User Reviews

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    2008 Ford Focus SES Review
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    2008 Focus Ses. — Performance- Great handling, awesome acceleration cosidering its an automatic with a 2.0 duratec, it brakes extremely fast. Build Quality- What can i say its a ford so its obviously built to last..... Appearance- Huge changes were made to the 08 compared to the previous models and they are all good its a beatiful car for the price, the interior is amazing with microsoft sync built in full leather heated seats and ambient lighting, its also very comfortable. Cost of Ownership- 50 hwy miles/gallon, only needs oil changes every 8000km, very reliable. -This car is great its cheap to buy cheap to drive and extremely fun!best car ive ever had.

    Pros: great performance, great styling, very reliable.....

    Cons: the only thing i would like to have better is the top speed but for a 2.0 its very fast so i really dont have any complaints.

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    2008 Ford Focus SES Review
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    Awesome Compact Car! — I am very used to a much larger engine in a car so going down to a four cylinder made a big difference in acceleration for me. Other than that, the car was a very wise choice. The interior and exterior stying exceded my expectations. Gas mileage is great on highways and it fun to drive.

    Pros: Small size, interior, exterior, smooth ride,  gas mileage, braking, and fun to drive

    Cons: Acceleration

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    2008 Ford Focus S Coupe Review
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    2008 Ford Focus S Coupe — good gas mileage at ~35mpg, 140 hp, 136 ft./lbs, 5 speed manual, easy to modify with many possiblilties, will eventually turbo charge and add chassis and suspension upgrades, NO cosmetic upgrades because i want a sleeper, very fun to drive with just the right amount of power, i will refuse to make any "ricer" additions

    Pros: good, moderately powered car, nice started car for a project or learning to drive, good mpg

    Cons: im power hungry

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    2008 Ford Focus SES Review
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    Best Boy Racers Car Ever! — Its a proper boy racer car!! Everythin about it makes me smile! The performance is like no other medium sized car! Cheap to run! Which is really good for a fast car! Full of excitment to drive round nice sharp country roads! And all the rest etc etc etc etc!

    Pros: Its fantastic

    Cons: Nothing wrong with it!

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    2008 Ford Focus SE Review
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    All Around Not To Shabby Of A Car. For A Ford Focus — i love my car. not really a focus fan but it unsurprised me!!! i love how the new model looks for one. and it actually has a lot of pick up and go. love driving it. soooo sooo much fun. well if u have a stick of course! its good on gas, and fro a great price it actually looks pretty classy inside rather than the older models.

    Pros: love the preformance, apperance and gas mileage

    Cons: only got a 6 mth free subscription for serious sat, and the back is a little smaller in the 2 door

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    2008 Ford Focus SE Review
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    New Fords — This care is definately great on gas. Smooth driving on the highways, and love the get up and go speed it gets. And I will definately recommend this car to all my friends. As well, the price of the car will not put you in the poor house. And I really enjoy driving it.

    Pros: It is great driving on the highway.

    Cons: Kinda small.

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    2008 Ford Focus S Review
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    Ford Focus St (uk) — LOVE this car!!!! (and for the record its a UK Focus ST!) Performance is great. So much torque! ESP is great for controlling the wheelspin, but without it it's a great handling car. The engine sound is fantastic too. Build quality is very very good, feels solid and well made, compared with previous ford models which have felt tacky and poorly put together. Ford's designers get a thumbs up for what theyve done regarding the facelift on the old model ST. It looks a lot better and smoother. The interior is great. Well layed out, with a lot of nice touches. The dials and gauges in particular are very nicely designed. Average mpg is between 24.9 & 25.1 so far, which is not great, but quite good from a 2.5ltr turbo engine. This is mainly in town driving, with a little high speed action thrown in as n when. Overall, well designed, very solidly built, and feels solid and reliable. No faults/issues as yet. A definite improvement from the old Focus RS. Better built, better quality, better engine, better sound/performance, better handling in dry & wet on road, and more fun!

    Pros: Fantastic fun, cheap servicing cost, good design inside & out, engine sound! performance, reliability

    Cons: Not really an everyday use car, nice fuel bill, attracts attention from lunatic drivers!!

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    2008 Ford Focus SES Review
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    2008 Ford Focus — The 2008 Ford Focus is sleek and full of technology; however, it lacks power and speed. When taking off in the new 2008 Focus make sure to have plenty of room to make it up to speed. What it lacks in power it makes up for in style and technology. The future is small compact gas saving high tec cars like the 2008 Ford Focus.

    Pros: Saves on gas

    Cons: Slow take off

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    2008 Ford Focus SE Review
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    Ford Focus — What a fun car to drive. It has great get-up and go for a little 4-banger. Microsoft Synch is a great addition and comes in very handy when I need to make a call while driving. The red paint is nicely done and the interior still smells like it's new. I'd recommend anyone looking for a compact car to check out the Focus.

    Pros: very good fuel economy, great options

    Cons: small size

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    2008 Ford Focus SE Review
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    Foci — It's just a decent little car. Acceleration is good. Sound is decent. Rides smoothly. Has a sharp look inside and out. And for the price, I don't think there is much out there that can rival it. It's fun to drive, and great on the pocket with today's gas prices.

    Pros: Look, feel, gas mileage, price tag

    Cons: Crome fender addon, no sync, no cruise control

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2014 Ford Focus Reviews

    A Very Smooth And Quiet Ride By Wilma50

    I like how it looks and handles. It is very quiet and very smooth, especially around corners and over pot holes. I am very impressed overall with both the feel and maintenance and would definitely re... Read More

    Great Car For The Money By LAREDOTECH1

    This is the first hatchback I have ever owned. This car handles pretty good and great fuel economy. I have always owned mustangs so it was very different owing this car. Over all this is a great car. ... Read More

    2013 Ford Focus Reviews

    Excellent Drivers Car By Ntfknrnd

    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 ... Read More

    Loved It Until My Grandchildren Out Grew The Back Seat By Bmhaas

    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... Read More

    2012 Ford Focus Reviews

    Great First Car By lastmermaid92

    Not a big fan of the blind spots in the back, or the lack of cargo space. Had great gas mileage, and was reliable in getting around. Not overly costly, but not flashy either. Would make a great car fo... Read More

    Loved The Car, But Transmission Was Problematic By Tedzinski

    Transmission failure twice in 60K miles. Paid for by ford, with rental so not so bad. Loved all else, except it was noisy on the highway. Probably tires as they still had about 25% wear left at 60K.... Read More

    2011 Ford Focus Reviews

    Fun To Drive By mditty23

    The SES model has some very nice features. What I like the best for winter driving is the heated mirrors, traction and stability control. would never be without them now. The gas mileage is excellent... Read More

    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

    2010 Ford Focus Reviews

    Very Good Do Not Have Any Second Thoughts About Buying It By jake_50

    car is very practical for some one looking for a cheap car that will always start and get them to where they need to go with out having to cut back on styling or power. a very good all around car Read More

    Standard Car By Byron

    This is the benchmark by which all other cars are judged. This is standard car #123456. It will get you to point A and back to point B with minimal fuss, though it won't look pretty doing it. The buil... Read More

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