going to be purchasing new 2013 ford focus st! base or st2? - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Discussions > Ford Focus & General Car Chat

Ford Focus & General Car Chat Discussion Forum relating to nonspecific Ford Focus models, car purchasing, auto industry news and any car talk.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-27-2013, 08:56 PM   #1
2013focus
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Fan#: 104550
Location: oakland, MD
What I Drive: 2004 WRB subaru impreza wrx

Posts: 6
FF Reputation: 1 2013focus Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
going to be purchasing new 2013 ford focus st! base or st2?

im looking to buy a new 2013 ford focus st at the beginning of may. is the st2 worth the extra few grand? i have test drove the st2 and i fit in it surprisingly comfortably with the recaro seats. btw im 6'5 260 lbs. is anyone close to my size that find the seats nice even after sitting in them awhile? and how much better is the sony sound system over the base sound system? i have not been able to test a base st only the st2. thanks for all the help in advance!


2013focus is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-27-2013, 09:26 PM   #2
StingRay
Focus Fanatic
 
StingRay's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Fan#: 67421
Location: Phoenix, AZ
What I Drive: 2013 Ingot Silver ST

Posts: 2,234
Points 1,442, Level 21
Points: 1,442, Level: 21 Points: 1,442, Level: 21 Points: 1,442, Level: 21
Level Up 43% Completed
Level up: 43% Level up: 43% Level up: 43%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 4 StingRay Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
I love my ST2. I had an SE with sync, which is the same sound system and similar seats to the st1, and the Sony sound and recaros are leaps and bounds better IMO. It was worth the extra cost to me.
StingRay is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-27-2013, 09:50 PM   #3
suss6052
Focus Addict
 
suss6052's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Fan#: 95752
Location: ..., MI
What I Drive: 2013 Ford Focus ST2 Ingot Silver

Posts: 12,800
Points 9,876, Level 66
Points: 9,876, Level: 66 Points: 9,876, Level: 66 Points: 9,876, Level: 66
Level Up 57% Completed
Level up: 57% Level up: 57% Level up: 57%
Forum Activity 34%
Activity: 34% Activity: 34% Activity: 34%
FF Reputation: 24 suss6052 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by StingRay View Post
I love my ST2. I had an SE with sync, which is the same sound system and similar seats to the st1, and the Sony sound and recaros are leaps and bounds better IMO. It was worth the extra cost to me.
The ST2 has MFT vs sync with myford, so the ST2 has 10 speakers vs 6, etc. The ST1 is a SE with some titanium features and the blown engine. Woot.
__________________
Moderator for: DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance, ST Performance, MK3 Focus
suss6052 is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-27-2013, 11:07 PM   #4
WhiteTite
Focus Enthusiast
 
WhiteTite's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Fan#: 100660
Location: Ventura, CA
What I Drive: '13 Focus ST2. '12 Focus Ti

Posts: 155
FF Reputation: 2 WhiteTite Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I have a ST2, I was previously driving a '12 Ti, so I was set on getting the MFT/Sony system. We also have a SEL with just Sync, I totally enjoy all the MFT features and think it is worth the extra cash. I'm 6'1 220ish and the seats are great, I don't even notice them anymore, seem to be softening up and very comfy. You will get better support to your questions and no ST bashing over at FocusST.org
WhiteTite is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-27-2013, 11:10 PM   #5
1slofofo
Adam
 
1slofofo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Fan#: 92422
Location: Chicago, IL
What I Drive: Mk3

Posts: 2,151
Points 4,504, Level 42
Points: 4,504, Level: 42 Points: 4,504, Level: 42 Points: 4,504, Level: 42
Level Up 77% Completed
Level up: 77% Level up: 77% Level up: 77%
Forum Activity 2%
Activity: 2% Activity: 2% Activity: 2%
FF Reputation: 6 1slofofo Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
ST2 because the seats rock lol.
__________________
Avant Garde M310 18x8.5 Satin Silver. Engine Cover w/ Sonic Blue Accents. Sonic Blue Door Grabs. KW V1 Coilovers. OEM Titanium Headlights. OEM Replica Spoiler. K&N Air Filter.
1slofofo is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2013, 11:05 AM   #6
SkyPilot
Jetsetter
 
SkyPilot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Fan#: 22350
Location: Rochester, NY
What I Drive: 2004 SE, 2012 Yellow Blaze SE HB

Posts: 6,103
Points 13,561, Level 75
Points: 13,561, Level: 75 Points: 13,561, Level: 75 Points: 13,561, Level: 75
Level Up 78% Completed
Level up: 78% Level up: 78% Level up: 78%
Forum Activity 6%
Activity: 6% Activity: 6% Activity: 6%
FF Reputation: 45 SkyPilot Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (17)
yes it is worth it.
__________________
ZETEC Crew #26 SR #20 YELLOW BLAZE OWNERS GROUP#4
Moderator Pilot, 2 foci Owner! 04 SE Sedan [P RNDL], 12 SE HB ╠╬╝
Ford Focus Discussions, Ford Focus Marketplace, Ford Focus Tech Discussions, Movies & Music Fanatics, Regional Forums
SkyPilot is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-02-2013, 12:08 PM   #7
Deftmetal
Moderator
 
Deftmetal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Fan#: 105884
Location: Pennant sk, Canada
What I Drive: 2014 Mazda 3

Posts: 7,443
Points 6,002, Level 50
Points: 6,002, Level: 50 Points: 6,002, Level: 50 Points: 6,002, Level: 50
Level Up 26% Completed
Level up: 26% Level up: 26% Level up: 26%
Forum Activity 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
FF Reputation: 9 Deftmetal Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Originally Posted by WhiteTite View Post
I have a ST2, I was previously driving a '12 Ti, so I was set on getting the MFT/Sony system. We also have a SEL with just Sync, I totally enjoy all the MFT features and think it is worth the extra cash. I'm 6'1 220ish and the seats are great, I don't even notice them anymore, seem to be softening up and very comfy. You will get better support to your questions and no ST bashing over at FocusST.org
Is st bashing bad around here? I haven't noticed but I don't have an st. More support for the regular mk3 would be nice. I guess some are bitter
__________________
Rally Revolution #14
Josh
Quote:
Originally Posted by dyn085 View Post
Don't hate on an amputee chick that's still playing with lego's.
Deftmetal is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-02-2013, 12:19 PM   #8
felixthecat
w/ my magic bag
 
felixthecat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Fan#: 80663
Location: Renton, WA
What I Drive: '05 Silver Sport Technologies

Posts: 10,852
Points 12,116, Level 72
Points: 12,116, Level: 72 Points: 12,116, Level: 72 Points: 12,116, Level: 72
Level Up 17% Completed
Level up: 17% Level up: 17% Level up: 17%
Forum Activity 99%
Activity: 99% Activity: 99% Activity: 99%
FF Reputation: 65 felixthecat Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Thats a great question. I'd like to know also. Rant & rave.
__________________
Introduce Mr. Torsen to the mixBigger brakes then you- D23 crew- D-Tech- Sedan Revolution= #131
felixthecat is online now  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:10 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Audi S3, Ford Fusion and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. Challenger Hellcat - Charger Hellcat