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Old 01-09-2013, 04:56 PM   #17
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Originally Posted by Kevastator View Post
So, browsing through craigslist, one of my ways of passing time I guess haha, I have noticed that almost all of the used 2012 focuses on there all have right at 29 or 30,000 miles, and I can't figure out why

Are people just not happy with the trans, or is there another reason people are trading them in right at that mileage? Not an urgent issue, I just find it strange
As others have said, fleet rentals. Even the early pre-orders have only been out for around 20 months now (I got mine in early April, which was way before most got theirs).

And as others have said, I'd stay away from an automatic. If you know how to drive stick, get one of those. If you don't, learn how. I don't know what the percentages are, but there are many complaints about the transmission both in the Focus and Fiesta forums. Stick with a stick.
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