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Old 05-15-2011, 01:35 AM   #1
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Thumbs up CarandDriver Focus SE Sport manual review

Pardon if this is a repost, but I didn't see it anywhere..

http://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/...take_road_test


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Old 05-15-2011, 11:24 AM   #2
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Good to hear somebody finally talk about something other than the 6 speed auto. I ordered a manual and it's good to hear that everything feels real good, I was a little worried how well the tranny would turn out since Ford anticipated a very low interest in the 5 speed.
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Old 05-15-2011, 11:41 AM   #3
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yay awesome

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Old 05-15-2011, 03:38 PM   #4
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My SE hatchback with manual and sport package justification is here! haha thanks man didn't see this review!

It had been hard choosing between the sync package and sport package, but I guess I chose right!
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Old 05-16-2011, 08:48 AM   #5
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My SE hatchback with manual and sport package justification is here! haha thanks man didn't see this review!

It had been hard choosing between the sync package and sport package, but I guess I chose right!
We basically loaded our SE because the Titanium only comes with the automatic.
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After reading through this it seems to be that the best deal is the SE with the sport package. If I wasn't holding out for the ST, I would have placed my order after reading this article.
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Old 05-16-2011, 09:38 AM   #7
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Nice numbers

C/D TEST RESULTS:
Zero to 60 mph: 7.3 sec
Zero to 100 mph: 21.6 sec
Zero to 110 mph: 28.1 sec
Street start, 560 mph: 8.1 sec
Standing -mile: 15.9 sec @ 89 mph
Top speed (governor limited): 119 mph
Braking, 700 mph: 179 ft
Roadholding, 300-ft-dia skidpad*: 0.88 g
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Old 05-16-2011, 10:49 AM   #8
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That is exactly the car I have on order, I also added the protection package. However I was told Friday- No Kona Blue for You! It is no longer available along wtih the black and red colors. So it's another silver car for me.
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