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Old 04-23-2013, 10:17 PM   #1
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Old lady car?

The last 6 or 7 mk3 hatchbacks I passed on the road were driven by women in the 50-70 age range. I never guessed this to be an old lady car, but it has me wondering now. WTF did I buy?

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Old 04-23-2013, 10:19 PM   #2
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well hell you'd probably see any Focus regardless of what generation being driven by a female... even some manual trans. models (SVT's).
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The focus has always been an old lady car lol.

It just also happens to be really fun to drive.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:21 PM   #4
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Yeah I see old people drive them too. They're great commuter cars, and Ford is a trusted name. I see a couple at school and work of people under 25, though. It's like the old school old people Buicks, I've seen a lot of young people drive them too.
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:23 PM   #5
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The last 6 or 7 mk3 hatchbacks I passed on the road were driven by women in the 50-70 age range. I never guessed this to be an old lady car, but it has me wondering now. WTF did I buy?

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Old 04-23-2013, 10:27 PM   #6
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The last 6 or 7 mk3 hatchbacks I passed on the road were driven by women in the 50-70 age range. I never guessed this to be an old lady car, but it has me wondering now. WTF did I buy?

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Must just be the hatches....
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Old 04-23-2013, 10:29 PM   #7
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The last 6 or 7 mk3 hatchbacks I passed on the road were driven by women in the 50-70 age range. I never guessed this to be an old lady car, but it has me wondering now. WTF did I buy?

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Possible they are rental cars, just look for the barcodes on the windows. Down here I see more Focus rentals on the road than people who actually own or lease them.
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Better than some Jersey Shore-loving Brodude, don't you think?.
I'm not so sure. It was starting to feel like a golden girls fan club convention.

I may have dated myself with that reference.

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I may have dated myself with that reference.

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I saw an old ass lady driving a yellow 06-07 SAP ZX3 SES before. Great looking car though in that color. Had they made that model in the ST back in 06, that would had been the car I bought instead of the sedan.
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