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Old 09-29-2011, 05:01 PM   #31
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Now i have a quiet car. I can't hear the wheels grinding the bearing away, I got to like the sound howling down the freeway all the time... Now, just plain boring silence!
Lmao. Actually, in my old car I could tell if I was speeding on the highway just by the frequency of my bad wheel bearing - it was convenient. Now I have to look at the speedometer... ugh.
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Old 09-29-2011, 05:07 PM   #32
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I traded my 09' SRT Charger for my Focus and it has been the best decision I have made. All the problems listed above, sound like the problems I had with the Charger i.e transmission, brakes, paint, navigation that car was a piece.....Anyway my focus has been perfect and am glad I made the move to come back to Ford!
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Old 09-29-2011, 05:43 PM   #33
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No regrets so far. I came out of Audi A3 to this car, and I honestly think it's 90% of the A3 for 60% of the money. My plan was to buy the car over 3 years, and turn it over to the kids when it's paid for, but right now, I don't want to give it to them! In three years I'll want something new though (know thyself).
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Old 09-29-2011, 05:48 PM   #34
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We'll see what regrets I have in 5 years. I don't have a ton of faith in the DI motor. We'll see how it holds up.
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Old 09-29-2011, 05:59 PM   #35
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Love mine got 5700miles on it at this point and all is well. No leaks for me in the sunroof and just had a hard day of rain. think its all good and would recomend one to my friends.
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Old 09-29-2011, 06:36 PM   #36
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Old 09-29-2011, 06:46 PM   #37
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No regrets at all. Despite having a no start one morning and being without my car for a few days. I absolutley love it.
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Old 09-29-2011, 07:17 PM   #38
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Bugs will be bugs, and they will be worked out! No regrets in buying it. Just glad I am replacing my falling apart '01 focus se 4dr....
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:33 PM   #39
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have regrets !!!!!!!!!! crappy paint on blue candy (ford rep will look at it) sport select mode slips and shifts up on its own, MFT freezes.... Handles great but need to get the bugs out, should have waited till RS comes out.....
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Old 09-29-2011, 08:51 PM   #40
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Love the car. Transmission is slowly breaking in. Worst part about it is starting out in reverse since it's still a bit touchy.

My only regret is not finding an SE model with the Winter Package. I have a feeling I'll be needing the heated side mirrors this winter.

The car handles and rides great, and my fuel economy in the 2012 is about two MPG better than my 2009 Focus. The car has a real solid feel to it.
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