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Old 05-27-2011, 10:31 AM   #1251
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New guy with first Focus.

I am new here. This is my first Focus. I bought to use as a comuter car. I like it so far. Its a 2012 hatch platinum. I got the my touch & nav. Leather seats and sunroof. Here are some pics.
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Old 05-27-2011, 10:59 AM   #1252
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Great-looking hatch. Enjoy!
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Old 05-27-2011, 11:54 AM   #1253
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Old 05-27-2011, 02:09 PM   #1254
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I just googled Focus Forums and found it.I race a 2003 Focus and my better half and myself drive a 2000 on the street daily.How do you download pics. on here?
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Old 05-27-2011, 04:41 PM   #1255
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We got our '12 Focus last weekend! It's an SE hatch in Tuxedo Black with auto. trans., moonroof, sport package, "Rapid Spec 203 A" package with Sirius and 1 or 2 other options. One test drive and my wife, in particular, was sold. I know I'll like it a lot, too.

The powershift auto. trans. is good. Shifts are quick but not too firm. I actually prefer a manual trans. but I have one in my other car (VW GTI) so the auto. is fun and convenient. I like +/- button on the stick. I don't think paddle shifters are a necessity.

We'll take our first little road trip tomorrow. It should be fun. I'll have to remember to vary my speed/rpm on the freeway because of the break-in period.

One think I found kind of odd: there's no cover on the engine. Apparently, only the higher priced models get one. It's no big deal but it seems to me like a silly thing to omit from the SE. I'll check with the dealer to see if I can buy one.
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Old 05-27-2011, 05:43 PM   #1256
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We pick up our 2012 SE auto sedan tomorrow morning. The interior of the Civic turned my wife off - we never even bothered to drive it - but my wife and daughter said the Focus was just so easy to drive, seats four at least, with great visibility and a useable trunk, and good on gas.

The Sport Pkg was a must, though; I won't buy another car with drum brakes, especially in a stability-controlled world. Discs are self-adjusting, and I've spent enough time messing around with rusting "non"-adjusting mechanisms on Honda rear drums.

I have great hopes for the torque-vectoring traction control in snow, and pulling-into-traffic-from-a-side-street-in-the-rain: I was impressed enough with the car's suspension.
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Old 05-27-2011, 05:52 PM   #1257
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Old 05-27-2011, 08:22 PM   #1258
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Thank you and welcome to the other newcomers.
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Old 05-27-2011, 08:38 PM   #1259
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I joined today .... I love this place!
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Old 05-27-2011, 09:31 PM   #1260
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hello

just googled focus forums and you guys popped up first

I drive an 02 silver SE
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