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Old 08-22-2012, 10:32 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by hotleadsingerguy View Post
lol and people still call the Focus a "World Car". The cars are completely different from Europe to America.
It is a world car. It's the same car, but features will vary. This is to be expected. But it's not a different body style or a different name, it's still the same Focus.

International wants/needs vary from our own. They have more incentive to buy cars with more bells and whistles like I stated, because most countries don't want to drive boats around and don't need to, not to mention don't have the room to. Only in America do people want cars so big.

So why don't we have collision avoidance, lane change assist, adaptive cruise control, etc? Because this is a Focus in the USA and American buyers aren't going to spend the money on a compact sedan with all of those features when they can spend the same money on a bigger car. That's just the typical American mindset, bigger is better. Several years from now you may just see features like that, because Americans are finally getting the point that smaller is more efficient and efficiency is a big deal when gas fluctuates between $3-4 a gallon.

It's most certainly a world car, and different features doesn't change that fact.
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