Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Loving 2nd Generation Focus
View Single Post
Old 01-20-2013, 10:11 AM   #9
Focus Fanatic
RonMaiden's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 99230
Location: Littleton, CO
What I Drive: 2012 Red Candy Metallic Hatch SE

Posts: 4,152
Points 4,216, Level 41
Points: 4,216, Level: 41 Points: 4,216, Level: 41 Points: 4,216, Level: 41
Level Up 33% Completed
Level up: 33% Level up: 33% Level up: 33%
Forum Activity 11%
Activity: 11% Activity: 11% Activity: 11%
FF Reputation: 6 RonMaiden Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by Miller88 View Post
I wouldn't have any of the common problems with a '12 or '13 as I'd only get the S model with 5 speed ... it has everything I need in a car.

The S is extremely spartan and no rear discs which is a must in my book. The '12 SE 5 speed with the sport package (sport seats,discs,alloys,leather wrapped wheel/shifter for $810) was the one to get if you wanted to avoid the majority of the issues but still had plenty of goodies to keep up with the Jonses.
I looked at and drove a couple SELS and Ti models and the only big diffs on the higher models were just stuff like softer dash meterials,a little silver trim on the inside and out and a selection of colored LED choices.
'12 Focus Red Candy SE Sport 5 spd
'99 Toyota 4Runner Sport
'11 Subaru WRX STI Hatch
RonMaiden is offline  
    Reply With Quote