I swapped a non armrest console into our focus. The latch for the compartment was busted and I could not find a replacement. It order to stop the rattling, I got one from the junkyard without an arm rest. I am sure you can do the same in reverse.
Current Vehicles: 2015 Volkswagen Golf Sportwagen S MTX, 2007 Mazda 3 Grand Touring Sedan MTX
Retired Vehicles: 2003 Ford Focus ZX5 MTX, 1996 Ford Probe GT