Originally Posted by FrostedG
bozo089, do yourself a huge favor. Go to Hertz or Budget and rent a 2012 Focus for 2 or 3 days. Take it out on your normal routine. If you go to work, drive it to work. If you have to go to the store, take it to the store. I've done this with the last 2 vehicles I've bought, and it's really helped me weed out the ones that I like vs. the ones I don't. If you're going to plop down tens of thousands of dollars on a car, a couple hundred to know if you like it beforehand is money well spent. Every car will have one quirk or another. Only you'll know if a specific quirk does or doesn't bother you.
A 10 minute test drive with a (potential) overly talkative sales person isn't going to give you a good feel for a car - period.
... It's the nicest riding, smoothest handling, and quietest compact car I've ever had.
+1 to this ^
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