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Old 02-23-2014, 03:33 PM   #41
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6 spd manual?
No.

It's no secret that different markets have different options, including (of course) the engine and transmission.

European Focuses have had the 6 speed manual from the start.
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Old 02-23-2014, 03:34 PM   #42
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Yeah Europe has had a 6 speed manual standard or available on the 1.6 L EcoBoost and the 1.0 L EcoBoost i3, as well as on various diesel power train options, where as a 6 speed is only available with the Focus ST.
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Old 02-23-2014, 03:40 PM   #43
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Look at the location of the USB connectors.
Now you can keep your iPod and your USB flash drive sitting out in the open instead of being tucked away in the center console.

The trapezoidal grill is no surprise. Clearly that was going to happen.
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Old 02-23-2014, 03:47 PM   #44
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For the love of Sweet Baby Jesus, Ford. Bring the wagon to the USA. Checkbook awaits.
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:03 PM   #45
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I'd like to see what the ST model will look like with the new front end
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:05 PM   #46
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Just noticed, no arm rest?? How do the Euros live?
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It's called the Escape here and it's taller. The proper estate is not available and likely won't be for some foreseeable time into the future.
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Old 02-23-2014, 06:17 PM   #48
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Just noticed, no arm rest?? How do the Euros live?
You can't see where the arm rest would be in those interior photos. The cup holders are at the edge of the frame. They seem to have covers for the cup holders though which is nice
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New Autoblog article states that the 1.0 Ecoboost will be available in the US with manual only. I drove that motor in the Fiesta and loved it, but the Focus is pretty big for US roads and the 1.0...
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New Autoblog article states that the 1.0 Ecoboost will be available in the US with manual only. I drove that motor in the Fiesta and loved it, but the Focus is pretty big for US roads and the 1.0...
LOL. Read some of the comments below the article. There are going in on the DCT!
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