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Old 08-23-2009, 06:54 PM   #1
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2003 Focus w/201k + miles

Today I checked out a 2003 Ford Focus SE sedan automatic with 2.0 SPI engine with 201,400 miles on it. Original factory engine and tranny. It had obviously been well taken care of because there were no dents or scratches. The interior was in good shape also. I drove it on the freeway and down several side streets and it performed flawlessly. No squeaks, rattles, buzzes, or vibrations. No odd noises that I could detect. The engine was very sound. Transmission shifted perfectly. Great job Ford and kudos to the previous owner who obviously serviced and maintained this Focus regularly.

I completely regret not having bought one of these Focus's brand new during the 2000-2007 model years. Great cars! The Focus is the anti-Corolla. It has a lot of character unlike the Toyota.

I promise to not miss the boat again and that's why I for sure plan on buying the all new 2011 Focus.


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Old 08-23-2009, 07:01 PM   #2
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Old 08-24-2009, 01:13 AM   #3
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ya, if ur not gonna go used, what till the new model comes out!! it will be sooo nice!
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Old 08-24-2009, 04:27 AM   #4
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Man... I'm shooting for a Fiesta ST........ I don't know about you guys..... but almost 200 hp in a car that weights about as much as a go cart sounds good to me........
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Old 08-24-2009, 10:08 AM   #5
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Old 08-24-2009, 12:36 PM   #6
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Man... I'm shooting for a Fiesta ST........ I don't know about you guys..... but almost 200 hp in a car that weights about as much as a go cart sounds good to me........
I'm debating one of these as well...the wife is up for a new car next year. Yep, I could very well seeing the "wife" getting one of these...
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Definitely cant wait to see the 2011 Focus.
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I cant wait to see the next focus as well.... but I dont want to get excited, because I dont want it to look like a bigger fiesta, and i won't be happy without an ecoboost version with at least 220 horse..we need a new one with the svt moniker, or st
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