Not sure I'd I would by another. I've got a bad feeling about this. The most irksome of those is the PowerShift automatic transmission, which stumbles at low speeds. A rear-view camera is available on upper trims. Exterior The 2013 Ford Focus boasts an elegant exterior design, ever vibrant with variable metallic paint options. I had to pay for alignment and tires and now tire noise is back. Ford's recall number is 13C04.
The suspension uses MacPherson struts in front, multi-link in rear. In the affected vehicles, there is no audible chime when the vehicle is operational and the driver's door is opened. The folks are nice and seemingly understanding but how many bandaids can a transmission take? We have felt one jerk since then. That's close to the best in this class, but not quite; the Chevrolet Cruze Eco manages 42 mpg highway, for example. The Focus sedan has 13. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ah, everything is clear now.
All other controls and electronics died. I took the car in for a lock recall, and they kept it to do a clutch recall that I hadn't been informed about. I think it would be easier on the service tech if these transmissions were installed with Velcro. The dashboard is an intricate arrangement of shapes, knobs and switches. It's only painted rather than galvanized. MyFord Touch takes effort to learn to operate well.
Skip to details on the: Exterior The Focus is an exceptionally stylish vehicle in this historically conservative class. A friend who is a Ford mechanic indicates the 6 speed auto is junk. Our most significant complaint concerns the instrument panel design, which seemingly cuts into front passenger knee space especially. Pairing of phones is sketchy. The side window outline is shaped like a picture of smoke traveling over a sleek car in a wind tunnel. Rear legroom is a key feature for a compact car, but Ford appears to have discounted it in the Focus.
Vast improvements in fuel economy, safety and handling should help win over skeptical consumers, as will the Focus model's impressive interior appointments. The handling on curves is great. However, the 2013 will have to go through much critique and analysis before speeding ahead of the more established names. Dealer says this is normal! Certain combined Q-Tower and Q128 Clip rooftop rack systems, part numbers 8000124 and 8000728, do not fully contact the door frame. The rear seat is scaled for two mid-sized adults but decently padded for three kids.
The Ford Focus Titanium adds an 8-inch touchscreen, a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, leather upholstery, heated front seats, dual-zone automatic climate control, keyless entry with push-button start, and satellite radio. There's excellent legroom in front, but the current generation Focus is shy on rear legroom at 33. Used 2013 Ford Focus Performance and Interior The 2013 Ford Focus has a four-cylinder engine with 160 horsepower. The 2013 Ford Focus Electric continues unchanged from the 2012 model. Active grille shutters block airflow to the radiator when it's not required, which improves aerodynamics and fuel mileage. Taillamps are huge and form much of the rear corners on both vehicles.
Josh was very helpful and very nice. Road noise is typical for the compact class, although the Focus does well in sealing engine noise out. The system may slide off the vehicle when loaded with accessories, possibly becoming a road hazard to other vehicles or causing injury to pedestrians. Our most significant complaint concerns the instrument panel design, which cuts into front passenger knee space. MyFord Touch, with text-to-voice capability and WiFi capability, is also available.
The aftermarket for this vehicle has blossomed in the last couple years, so if the already very capable engine, suspension, etc. The long thin trapezoidish headlamps wrap forward and downward from the cheeks of the car. Add the upgraded sport seats of the Titanium model and you'll find even better support than the already impressive base front seats. Other Cars to Consider - The Civic has a well-earned reputation for quality and strong resale value, but this latest generation is not as solid or quiet as previous Civic models, and it doesn't offer nearly as many high-tech features as the Focus. Outward visibility is quite good compared to in some other small cars, although rearward vision can be tough in some instances. There was a leak of oil going into the automatic clutch.