2004 Ford Focus Flight 1.6 Zetec from UK and Ireland
Bag of wet smelly sticky stuff!!
2 weeks old - passenger airbag popped when stopping normally at traffic lights.
4 weeks old - rust spots all over the car.
2 months old - rust spots reappeared.
Would never fire up first time from cold.
6,500 miles - speedo reached 60 mph, and would not change, even when switched off.
10,000 miles - knocking from front wheels when turning hard left.
CD Player started smoking and ceased to be.
13,000 miles - clutch burned out going up a hill.
13,200 miles - clutch cable snapped.
14,000 miles - Car sent back to Ford, never did get full paid amount back!!
A very smooth, rapid and quiet car - when it worked and wasn't on the back of a tow truck.
Most people with the Focus are more than happy with it, I think I must have had the Joker of the pack. It has put me off Fords for life though!!
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 7th July, 2008