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Old 07-10-2013, 12:32 PM   #11
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The Focus Ti is great! My wife and I really enjoy our 2012 hatch (no issues). I would recommend you ensure the sport package gets you rear disc brakes - I've noticed Ford is trying to cut costs by doing rear drums on higher trim levels.
Um...wut?

The Ti handling pack will get you disc brakes. No doubt about it.
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Old 07-10-2013, 12:42 PM   #12
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Um...wut?

The Ti handling pack will get you disc brakes. No doubt about it.
My interpretation of the 2014 brochure implies that the Ti level itself, does not include disc brakes.
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Old 07-10-2013, 12:44 PM   #13
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You've misinterpreted the option list.

The SE "Sport" package includes discs as does the "SE Appearance" package.

Ti levels include discs standard.
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you've misinterpreted the option list.

The se "sport" package includes discs as does the "se appearance" package.

Ti levels include discs standard.
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Old 07-15-2013, 06:15 PM   #15
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The Focus Ti is great! My wife and I really enjoy our 2012 hatch (no issues). I would recommend you ensure the sport package gets you rear disc brakes - I've noticed Ford is trying to cut costs by doing rear drums on higher trim levels.
I suppose that if you are not going to put many miles on your Focus the automatic would be okay . I have just replaced mine after travelling 160,000 km . The driving I do is all highway and as of now I haven't even done the brakes yet .
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Old 07-17-2013, 08:11 AM   #16
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Veejay, sorry to hear about your medical problems affecting you driving. Did you think about an Acura ILX as an alternative to a Civic auto? Honestly, the only reason I considered the Focus was because it was available with the manual. My Zipcar Focuses experiences weren't as positive- lots of clunks and jerks, but it was a great chassis and handled well.
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Acura ILX is a huge waste of money, IMO.

"Luxury Compact" is an oxymoron.
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Old 07-19-2013, 01:08 PM   #18
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Acura ILX is a huge waste of money, IMO.

"Luxury Compact" is an oxymoron.
Considering the OP is coming from a Civic Si, I think the ILX would make a good option since it's more powerful than the Civic and around the similar price.

Also, I'm not sure what you're driving, but I'd consider a Focus Titanium a luxurious compact . (No offense meant)
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