"This car is an outstanding car for a low price yet super fuel efficient. Back when I bought it new, it had 50mi on the odometer and a gas mileage of 45mi/highway and 38mi/city. I was one of those guys that had to travel a lot for work and I must say that the gas mileage kicked some serious butt! After 205,000 and 5years later, it still gets a better fuel efficiency then most cars on the market today! Right now (as of 12/18/13) I am getting close to 36mi/highway and 32mi/city! If you look at how many miles are on this car and what the MPG is, you just know that this car is SWEET!
the gas mileage is not the only thing that kicks butt... I have not had a single problem with this car yet and have had not paid a cent on engine problems! Of course you have your normal routine checkups and replace tires and such, but to have not a single problem with the car is outstanding! remember 205,000mi!!!
I have had no problem with this car and would recommend it to anyone! EVEN THE PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN BAD WINTER CONDITIONS! I live in north eastern Minnesota where the conditions are really bad and this car has kept me safe and alive this whole time!
I will be selling this car soon and getting the new Ford Focus ST 2014, so if you read this and seem interested to buy, go ahead and check out other reviews of this car and post a comment on this review.
ALSO! I have upgraded this car with new 17inch wheels and tires and I must admit that it looks like a sports car with black rims!"
"Driving in San Antonio traffic, I have had to speed up quickly to get around another car or just get out of a bad spot. My Focus has never stumbled or fell on its face when I put the pedal down! It's a five speed coupe and very fun to drive! With all this driving and zooming around town, I still get 27-28 mpg! On the highway I get 36 mpg."
"I bought this car new and drive it 106 miles a day to work. I have had to do practically nothing to it other than routine maintanance. I had to replace drivers door latch due to the dome light staying on and one engine mount."
Pros: "40 to 46 mpg on the road...handles great...."
Likely to recommend this car? (1-10): 10
"Bought this car 3 1/2 years ago and it has been excellent. Only had to make oil changes. I easily get 40 to 46 mpg on the road with this vehicle. Just depends if you driving into the wind or not. It still looks like it just came off the showroom floor. I would highly recommend a Ford Focus."