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2000 Ford Focus

Overall rating:  Product Rating: 4.0

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Best Car on the road

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Jan 14, 2000 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Everything
Cons: None

I recently test drove a Ford Focus and I was really surprised. I expected it to drive like an economy car. You know, like a Toyota, etc. Man was I surprised! The Focus is a pleasure to drive. The seats are as comfortable as the best easy ... read more

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The New Small Car Standard

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Jan 10, 2000 - Updated Mar 2, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Excellent design, execution and build; Fun to drive; Wagon variant is a best buy; No glaring weaknesses
Cons: Strong chassis demands more horsepower; Needs to go upscale; no 5spd available for wagon (until 2001MY)

Typically I don't write about products I haven't owned, but I've felt compelled to write about Ford's new successful product, the Focus. If the Focus represents the current thinking in Dearborn, MI, Ford and American car buyers have a lot to look forward ... read more

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Like Flying a Jet

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Jan 6, 2000 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Lots of safety feature, good gas mileage, very comfortable, easy to maneuver
Cons: none

I am definitely not a Ford girl. Everyone I have ever known who has owned a Ford has called it a nightmarish experience. Then there are the cute acronyms -- "Found On Road Dead" or "Fix Or Repair Daily". This past week, however, I ... read more

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Ford Focus ZX3..Worth the money

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Jan 2, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: great styling, inexpensive, spacious interior
Cons: Ford doesn't make a convertible model

Ford has finally made a car that impresses me in every way. Ford's Focus ZX3 is a work of art! Style and fun are blended together with economy and sensability to create a beautiful car that is uniquely tasteful and destined to be the defining car of ... read more

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focus for space, ride and value

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Jan 2, 2000 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: handling, roominess and ride
Cons: no leather seats in wagon

I purchased a focus wagon with all options, ztec engine and all knew it was car of year in europe, have driven 500 miles and find the handling great, the ztec engine powerful and it handles bumps as if you are in a big car . the size of the ... read more

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The Focus:Clearly Visible

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Dec 26, 1999 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: spacious, sporty look
Cons: cannot see the front end

Over the holidays, I visited my relatives, like many people do. My uncle recently bought a new Ford Focus and I took it for a little test-drive. I was really impressed with the way it drove. For a being a little 4cylinder it really had some power to it. ... read more

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ZX3 for me!

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Dec 24, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Structure, NVH, drivetrain, A/C, fit and finish
Cons: No folding door mirrors, hard to reach 3 point seat belts.

The 2000 Ford Focus ZX3 is an excellent choice for someone looking for a well made affordable and fun car. Forget the KIA, change from the normal Civic, VW Golf/Jetta are too expensive now, Daewoo is nice but it just takes too long to explain (the gas ... read more

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KEEP YOURSELF FOCUSed TO THE NEW MILLENIUM

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Dec 23, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: ECONOMICAL/YET SPORTY
Cons: What Took So Long Ford!!!!

The Ford Focus is awesome!!!!!!! I had seen this car a couple of weeks back and finally had the chance to see it first hand. I was not disappointed. Needing a new car for the new Millenium, I FocusED myself on the Ford Focus. I did some price comparison ... read more

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Wow! Nice car for a Nice Price!

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Dec 23, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Beauty, ease of handling, speed
Cons: None

I did not enter the Ford Dealership in October, 1999, looking for the Ford Focus. It had only recently arrived onto the showroom. My saleslady was too busy helping another customer and I happened to be sitting next to a Ford Focus and another Ford ... read more

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Focus on Ford's Focus

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Dec 22, 1999 - Updated Dec 23, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: handling, room, comfort, price
Cons: new design, a few "bugs" yet

Much had been written in the automotive press about Ford's new replacement for the long-time Escort and the somewhat unsuccessful Contour, the Focus. My spouse and I spent much time reading about the car, as a car which receives so much praise in ... read more

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2000 Ford Focus

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Dec 20, 1999 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: very affordable, handles well, large trunk
Cons: not a lot of space for a larger family

This brand new model by Ford is a very engaging little vehicle. It is similar in design to German engineering and is quite sharp to look at. For a compact car it is extremely roomy and generous on it's included options. The handling of this car is very ... read more

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Focus is a winner

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Dec 18, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Handling, comfort
Cons: Limited inside storage compartments

We set out to buy an Escort or Tracer for our second car replacing a 9 year old Tracer which was a very dependable vehicle. The sales rep at the Ford dealer is a friend of ours and advised us to hold off a few months until the Focus arrived as he had ... read more

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2000 Ford Focus

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Dec 18, 1999 - Updated Dec 21, 1999 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: cabin roominess, styling, fuel economy, great sticker price
Cons: Its a car - it won't last forever

I leased a new 2000 Ford Focus yesterday. My criteria to my salesman was a vehicle that I fit since I am a large guy, (both tall and heavy). I was concerned that what I wanted to pay would put me in a Ford Contour, which I know I have difficulty ... read more

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Focus On This

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Dec 16, 1999 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Great Handling , power, and comfortable
Cons: Handling in heavy rain. No light in glove box.

The 2000 Ford Focus is an excellent car. The handling is exceptional due to Macpherson suspension on the front and independent rear suspension. The telescoping steering column makes it easier to get comfortable. The controls for the cruise control are ... read more

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Geat Car, Winner for Ford!

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Dec 15, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Stylish, good design, excellent features
Cons: slightly underpowered

The new 2000 Focus is a great, fun driving, and stylish car. There are a lot of things I love about this car. Awesome interior and exterior design, very comfortable, the automatic transmission shifts very smoothly, it handles great and you feel like ... read more

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just got a focus and its great

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Dec 13, 1999 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: roominess, gas mileage, looks,fun
Cons: engine noise, road noise

Well we just bought a new focus about a month ago and I think it will be a worth while investment. The car surprised me very much. I will start with the good points and then hit the bad (not many to list). For starters let me tell you I am 6'2" and ... read more

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The Best!

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Dec 13, 1999 (A Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Everything about it
Cons: Ed always wants to drive it

I recently purchased a Ford ZX3 and I am in love! For almost a year I looked for a car to buy. I wanted a smaller car because I mainly do city driving and a lot of parking. I also desired good gas mileage, reasonable price, better than normal resale ... read more

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Better than Expected

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Dec 9, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: economy and room
Cons: oil filter only accessable from below

I bought a Focus after I totaled my 93 Tercel that had 238,000 trouble free miles on it. (Thank God I survived). I had been watching the Focus and when it became necessary to buy a new car I looked at one, test drove it, and was convinced that it was a ... read more

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Focus is well worth looking into.

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Dec 4, 1999 - Updated Jun 30, 2009 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Sound System. Engine Performance. Roominess
Cons: None Noticed.
The Bottom Line: Stay away from the tires.

I recently purchased the 2000 Ford Focus. I am very impressed with the 16-valve 2.0 litre engine. The engine provides lots of power. There is plenty of room in the front and rear seats. My baby car seat fits comfortably in the rear seat. The console is ... read more

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A German designed Ford?

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Nov 10, 1999 (A Very Helpful review)

Author's Product Rating: 50 Recommended: Yes 

Pros: Great total package at a bargain price
Cons: Some road noise, could have better pickup in first.

I have owned a 2000 Ford Focus ZTS for 6 weeks and 1900 miles, and I have nothing but praise for the car. The car I bought is pretty much top of the line, with all options except automatic transmission (I wanted the 5 speed) and the engine ... read more

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