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Old 08-03-2012, 10:13 AM   #1
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SE Sport owners, sign in!

Now that Ford's changed the model lineup and removed the SE Sport Package, we're officially a rare breed!
(Along with those SEL owners, but the SE can now be configured to SEL levels so whatever)

No more 5-speed with sport cloth seats (and 60/40 split rear), leather steering wheel and upgraded suspension. In fact, our seats are now only available in the ST!

The only way to get rear disc brakes, a leather steering wheel and 60/40 split rear seatbacks is to upgrade to 201A, which also adds leather seats and 17" wheels and bumps the price of the car to $22,525!

I, for one, am glad I picked up my car when I did.


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Old 08-03-2012, 10:17 AM   #2
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ha! me too... this is pretty awesome news then
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:23 AM   #3
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Here! Unfortunately the sedan doesn't have 60/40. However I have not found a need to even put the seat down in the 1 year 1 month I've had mine.
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:29 AM   #4
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I wouldn't have had my Focus any other way but SE Sport, cloth, w/manual. The fabric on the seats grabs and holds so much better than any cloth I've owned before. I'm sooo glad I bought a Job 2 2012 and didn't wait 'til 2013!
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:32 AM   #5
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I got what I consider to be the best value of all.

Sonic Blue SE Sport 5 Spd with moonroof.


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Old 08-03-2012, 10:35 AM   #6
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I am very happy I got the SE I did and it's nice to see there won't be a ton more out there like it and it's one of the few times buying the first model year seems to have paid off plus the candy red is gone too.
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:36 AM   #7
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Hear hear!
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:36 AM   #8
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Interesting, I hadn't seen this.

Well, I guess I'm glad got mine when I did!
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Candy blue, SE Sport Package and 5 speed I wonder how many are out there.
I know of a least one more. I tested one exactly like mine but with the moonroof but I didn't think it was worth the extra money, was trying to get the car as cheap as possible. Now I kind of wish I had got it because of wind buffeting issues when the windows are open. It might have cured the problem.
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Now I kind of wish I had got it because of wind buffeting issues when the windows are open. It might have cured the problem.
It doesn't much, IMO. Actually, that is really the only gripe I have with the car--it seems like the b-pillar is located perfectly to direct wind right into the side of my head. The moonroof helps a little, but not really any more than just opening the rear windows. My '01 ZX3 (with moonroof) had zero buffeting, and the main difference is that the b-pillar was way back behind my head.
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