Originally Posted by e30og
As for an example review of the DCT in '12 Focus, I believe that is February 2011:
- On the DCT "...but the technology might have been yanked out of the oven a few minutes early."
- "There were other problems, too. With 3000 miles on our test car, the clutches were already a little glazed and chattery, with vibrations working up the steering column when we rolled off under light throttle. "
Statements like the above -- the words "yanked out of the oven a few minutes early" -- just don't convey the right sense of impending doom. Consumer Reports tends to be more blunt in their assessments.