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Old 07-30-2013, 08:45 AM   #1
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Hi All

After owning a 2003 Focus for about 10 years I recently traded that in for a 2013 Focus Sedan SE. I noticed that the date on the sticker is 5/14/13. I assume that is the final assembly date, or close to it.

I also read in a recent post that the MY2014 Focus began production on 7/8/13.

My question is do you think that the standard features (engine, transmission, interior, etc.) of a 2013 Focus Sedan SE built in May would be the same as one built in July since it is only two months apart?

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Old 07-30-2013, 10:09 AM   #2
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If no changes were made then it would be the same, if there were any changes that were made for the 2014MY then you would not get them in a 2013MY car.
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Actually Ford may change anything at any time during production if it was a small improvement.
And, unfortunately delete something sometimes.. Like the 'sport suspension' in the "Sport package" SE
IE the different shocks..
Just as you read cars produced before XX/XX/XXXX need some recall.. Ford started the change when it became needed/ noted and fixed. NOT just at some special period. But at any time during production.
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Actually Ford may change anything at any time during production if it was a small improvement.
And, unfortunately delete something sometimes.. Like the 'sport suspension' in the "Sport package" SE
IE the different shocks..
Just as you read cars produced before XX/XX/XXXX need some recall.. Ford started the change when it became needed/ noted and fixed. NOT just at some special period. But at any time during production.

What he said, I didn't take into account manufacturing/part changes. I was merely thinking feature differences.
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Old 07-30-2013, 10:11 PM   #5
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No but at least u got a job #2 car with the updated sliding visors lol!
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