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Old 09-22-2012, 04:20 PM   #71
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I know I'm biased a little but I'm glad I got the candy red while they had it since I'm not so crazy about the Ruby replacement. And that sticker was over $4000 more than mine. ($26,800)
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Old 09-22-2012, 04:50 PM   #72
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Are you sure its a regular bulb attached to the PCB that you removed and not say a more yellowish/ lower powered LED vs the whiter ones from 2012? It doesn't quite make sense that if it was a halogen bulb or something that it would still be attached to a circuit board and non replaceable.
It is attached to the circuit board Suss. See pic:



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It doesn't look LED-ish for sure.
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Old 09-22-2012, 11:20 PM   #73
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I went to get a 2013 today and was told the best financing in western Canada is 3.99% for 60 months and under, and 4.99% for 72 months. :\

This is after being told 2 weeks ago I could get 0% on 60 or .99% on 72, which was actually for the 2012s, but he assured me I could get it for the 2013s as well. Great salesman, not using him again. And having that interest tacks on about $4,000.

Unfortunately a Focus in Canada is about $2,000-$4,000 more than the same model in the US, but it's basically impossible to cross the border and get one since Ford (not just ford, but all car companies) dealers have a "refuse to serve" policy for Canadians in the US. It's really annoying and anti-competitive, and price-fixing. But not much I can do about it except not buy from a dealer. :(
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Old 09-23-2012, 04:51 AM   #74
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Lame. That was one thing that really impressed me with a feeling of luxury when I sat in a 2012 SE Sport one evening...

Has the inevitable dumbing down of the US Focus already begun?
shameful.......... accountants are taking over Ford USA again.

It is hard to believe Ford is going down this road again, when those South Korean dudes are pulling out all the stops and jamming more and more features.

One should make a list (sticky) of the disappearing feature act just for a historical reference.

So what have you guys lost so far in 1 year.
1.Rain sensing wipers.
2.Auto dimming rearview mirror
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:27 AM   #75
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Wait LED lighting is gone for all models? Well tbh I prefer my 12 SE's halogen dome lights to my mother's 12 SEL's harsh LEDs, but I guess a lot of people prefer leds

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Old 09-23-2012, 06:50 PM   #76
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shameful.......... accountants are taking over Ford USA again.

It is hard to believe Ford is going down this road again, when those South Korean dudes are pulling out all the stops and jamming more and more features.

One should make a list (sticky) of the disappearing feature act just for a historical reference.

So what have you guys lost so far in 1 year.
1.Rain sensing wipers.
2.Auto dimming rearview mirror
3.LED interior roof lighting
4.Home link / garage opening ?
- Fog lights on the SE (unless one buys the nearly $3k appearance package)
- SE Sport package
- SEL model
- Ti now comes std with leather and remote start...no more cloth Ti
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Old 09-23-2012, 07:29 PM   #77
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do they still have the LED license plate light?
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do they still have the LED license plate light?
Yes.
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Old 09-23-2012, 10:38 PM   #79
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Wait LED lighting is gone for all models? Well tbh I prefer my 12 SE's halogen dome lights to my mother's 12 SEL's harsh LEDs, but I guess a lot of people prefer leds

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Well, that's something new. I had previously thought all '12 Foci came with LED dome lights.

My SE has LED dome & map lights. I love them.
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- Fog lights on the SE (unless one buys the nearly $3k appearance package)
- SE Sport package
- SEL model
- Ti now comes std with leather and remote start...no more cloth Ti
I've complained a lot this too, but I just found out that on Ford Canada's site the SE package is only $1600 on the hatch and does NOT come with leather, but the sport cloth.

It also includes the piano black grills, 17' rims, ambient lighting, "touring suspension" and everything that the old SE sport package came with as far as I can see...

So there's one good thing about living in Canada! :D
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