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Old 03-14-2011, 09:45 PM   #1
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2009 Si vs. 2009 focus

Hey guys I wanted to know what you guys think on this topic. Is there any point in putting any money into my 09 focus or just buy an Si?


If I stay with my focus is it worth the money to make it as fast as the Si. Any help is needed I just want to know opinion.


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i drove an 07 si , i prefer my 05 zx3 handsdown.
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If you go w/boost u'll be far ahead of an SI. I love my focus but I say wait for the new 2012 si w/the 2.4L. Roughly the Same hp but lots more tq make it a different animal!
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2.4 in the new si? :O finally. something not anemic.
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i believe the newer SI's do have quite a bit more power but from what I hear there torque is awful. Your focus most likely has more low end torque then the SI. That being said you will have to spend a little money to get the power of an SI. but it all depends on what you want to do. your best option would be a little engine work and boost, but again it's all up to what you are willing to do and spend your money on
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See then I was thinking about a fusion sport and I know the focus can't compete even with it horsepower wise so I might want to look into those and just pay the extra money
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fusion's are nice. i've always found them really good looking, and the 3.5 v6 is a nice engine
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Most people are so blind with haterad towards Hondas. You will get a keep the focus 80% of the time. After seeing what the SI can do on the track I say screw the focus and get an SI. Its a big improvement in handing and Power. (Yes its down on torque but still faster then the focus)
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Most people are so blind with haterad towards Hondas. You will get a keep the focus 80% of the time. After seeing what the SI can do on the track I say screw the focus and get an SI. Its a big improvement in handing and Power. (Yes its down on torque but still faster then the focus)
This. You guys can spout numbers all you want, saying that the Focus has more low end torque...yeah, what, 12 more? The SI's up roughly 65HP. And they're geared like monsters - that's why they're fast.

OP: Drive an SI. If you like it, screw the Focus. Get the SI.
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Put money in the car you have. If you get the SI, you will still want to mod it eventually. Unless your car is an auto, then get rid of it for a manual.
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