Originally Posted by hotleadsingerguy
Ya...except that's not quite true with recent models. My $28k Focus Titanium had a trade-in value of $16k a year after I purchased it. Bummed it up to $16.5k, but that was still above bluebook and blackbook.
Imagine what you would have gotten if you had a stripped focus S. The biggest reason anyone gets such a lowball amount on the MK3 focus is the DCT. They know it's a piece of crap and it reflects on the trade in value. So far mine is flawless, but I only have 8K on it right now.