Originally Posted by revhigh
Several .... they were nice cars ... as all 3's are ... I drove them when I was purchasing the Focus this spring, as well as VW TDI Jettas and Golfs ... both with and without the dual clutch trans.
In the end ... I was really impressed ... and I mean ... REALLY .... impressed .... with the Focus's handling and road manners. I had done a fair amount of research on the cars ... which is why I decided on the manual trans over the DCT, and the standard stereo option rather than Sync or MFT.
Unfortunately .... I didn't come across the suspension issues in my research .... my fault, and now I have to live with it unless Ford finally fixes it once and for all, which as of now ... seems unlikely IMO.
At least you have driven both.
They should just replace it with the ST suspension, that doesn't have any issues and is a few hundred in parts.