Originally Posted by kam327
Yeah Focus has the handling down pat but you're right, there's more to a car than any one thing. I've read complimentary things about the Dart's handling. May not be as sharp, but it seems to be in the general ballpark of the Focus. And the 24 more hp could more than make up for the slightly duller handling, in my book anyway.
The dart may have 24 more hp in the 2.4 but the turbo 1.6 in it is faster from what I've read on it and both are slower than the focus. The extra hp is negated by the extra 301 lbs the dart has on the focus.