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Old 02-02-2013, 01:31 PM   #26
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Originally Posted by 06_infrared_zx4 View Post
This. If you want the manual it is.

Sounds like you would much rather have the DCT and cushy seats. I don't see any reason you're even contemplating the ST for your purposes. Get the Titanium and be happy with your purchase.

The DCT is the one thing keeping me away from all the 2012+ Foci. Just not a fan of the operation of the contraption. Not a fan of automatics at all really. Got an auto because i was in need of a car, quickly and couldn't be choosy. The next one will certainly be a true to form manual trans.
The DCT was one of the things that would cause me to buy a 2012+ Focus over the competition, the 5MT suffered from having the same gear ratios for years, and having been matched by my old car. I was tired of running at 3000 rpm at 70 mph.

I do like the 6MT in the ST though, and given the choice I may have waited and gone with the ST, but I needed a car by May 2012 as my old car was getting too rusty, as well as having had over 235,000 miles on it.
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