Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Who Traded Down?
View Single Post
Old 01-31-2013, 11:57 PM   #102
FordFan1265
Focus Enthusiast
 
FordFan1265's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 86017
Location: Fort Worth, TX
What I Drive: Ingot Silver 2014 Focus SE (w/201A)

Posts: 190
Points 1,469, Level 21
Points: 1,469, Level: 21 Points: 1,469, Level: 21 Points: 1,469, Level: 21
Level Up 69% Completed
Level up: 69% Level up: 69% Level up: 69%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 2 FordFan1265 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I went from a 1965 Ford Galaxie with a 390ci big block putting out almost 200 more horsepower and 200 more pound ft of torque than my Focus. Also weighed nearly 1000 pounds more and measured nearly four feet longer I'd wager too... But the Focus is a big winner in comparison thanks to MPG (averaging about 29/38 with a combined of around 34 as opposed to 7/9 and ageraging 8 before). And the Focus wins the overall comfort trophy. The Galaxie was sans tint and a/c and had vinyl seats(not fun in Texas summers) but did ride like a Cadillac (could go over speed bumps at like 40 without feeling it. Lol). So definitely a trade-off fest and by no means a trade up or trade down as a whole...
__________________
Rip V.

Hatch Nation #131

FordFan1265 is offline  
    Reply With Quote