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View Poll Results: What should be done next?
Six speed manual/manual on all trims 37 49.33%
More exterior options between trim levels (HID's etc...) 39 52.00%
More wheel options like in Europe 13 17.33%
More tech options (city assist, sign recog, more MPG calcs) 15 20.00%
Interior changes (colors, configurations, design) 13 17.33%
More engine options 35 46.67%
I posted my own! 6 8.00%
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Old 02-26-2012, 12:38 AM   #1
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What should Ford include on the first mid-cylce refresh?

So, the Focus is in the garage, or soon will be, and I'm sure we are all thinking of something we want Ford to add on the next mid-cycle refresh.

What would YOU like to see them do??

BTW, I did not include a "new automatic/DCT" option, as its pretty clear all we want there is a smooth, quick shifting, responsive transmission...


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Before adding anything else- FIX WHAT IS BROKEN. More features=more problems.
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New exterior/interior options and features, giving us more OEM parts to play with.
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You should've included "new automatic". It would be interesting to see if anybody votes for it. Not sure your assumption is correct.

Why can't I vote in this poll??
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Can't vote either, but would like more exterior options/upgrades... HIDs, euro bumper or maybe even dual exhaust, also more cubbies for the front seats
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If they swapped the DCT out for a torque converter, I'm not sure I'd have gone for a Focus. (e.g. Golf GTI)

Polarizing though it may be, DCT is the most fun I've had out of any automatic.
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Diesel! Except I already bought a Focus Ti so I can't get rid of it for at least another 4 years lol..
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You should've included "new automatic". It would be interesting to see if anybody votes for it. Not sure your assumption is correct.

Why can't I vote in this poll??
I'll keep my DCT!
Kam, you have to be a member for a set amount of days or # of posts before voting privileges, don't remember what it is but it is to filter out spammers. When you have passed that date you can go back and vote.
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You should've included "new automatic". It would be interesting to see if anybody votes for it. Not sure your assumption is correct.

Why can't I vote in this poll??
I guess I assumed we all would like to have a DCT (those who bought one), but one without glitches...I think Ford is pretty committed to the DCT, and any changes to the DCT will likely be evolutionary and for the better...I know, voting in a poll requires some number of posts/amount of time registered, to prevent poll sabotage...lame...Who's gonna sabotage a poll on here?

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If they swapped the DCT out for a torque converter, I'm not sure I'd have gone for a Focus. (e.g. Golf GTI)

Polarizing though it may be, DCT is the most fun I've had out of any automatic.
Agreed, I wanted the DCT for their quick response and manual-like application of power...mine has never had a glitch (many have tho), but it does have areas of improvemnt to deal with (slow initial response to throttle from a stop)

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Can't vote either, but would like more exterior options/upgrades... HIDs, euro bumper or maybe even dual exhaust, also more cubbies for the front seats
Agreed on the exhaust issue. As others have stated, why did Ford not at least finish the exhaust properly in the Ti or even SE, SEL levels...I can understand the S trim not getting an exhaust tip or cutout for a level finish, but the more expensice trims? I think its funny that a last gen camaro V6 muffler/tips work so well on the Focus...
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I'll keep my DCT!
Kam, you have to be a member for a set amount of days or # of posts before voting privileges, don't remember what it is but it is to filter out spammers. When you have passed that date you can go back and vote.
Jeeze, I would've thought my 300+ posts would've qualified me, though I have only been a member less than a month. Maybe that's the problem...
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