Originally Posted by Tigeo
I would avoid MFT and I think your decision to go with a manual is wise. The MFT and the DCT (auto) seem to be the bulk of the complaints about the Focus. I went with an SE manual but got it "loaded" and couldn't be happier.
Is the MFT that bad? I have a buddy who has a Focus and he says that its gotten much better. Yeah the reason I want the manual is because of the problems I read about them (which I test drove and confirmed, its weird), and I dont want to pay 1000 dollars for something I dont even want.