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Ford Focus Hatchback 1.6 TDCi (115bhp) Zetec 5d (2011/61)

Ford Focus Hatchback 1.6 TDCi (115bhp) Zetec 5d (2011/61) - Owner Review

The comfortable ride and the way the seats fold flat and leaves no ledge.

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Matthew Kirk on

Ford Focus Hatchback 1.6 TDCi (115bhp) Zetec 5d (2011/61)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Well, I'm not sure, I suppose people think I was playing it safe purchasing a diesel Focus.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
They haven't really commented on the car. I assume they quietly like it, or they are being polite.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Well, yes, I would purchase the car again due to the high levels of equipment.

What are you likely to buy next?
Probably the new C-Max or the soon to be launched B-Max. We will have to see...

Buying experience

4 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?

Did you buy this car new?

What price did you pay?

When did you buy the car?
September 2011

Did you get a good deal and why?
Motability vehicle. The deposit for the vehicle was reasonable.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
We previously had a C-Max which we liked. The heated windscreen and torquey diesel appealed to us aswell.

What was the dealer like?
The dealership was good. The dealership is run by surveys alone, so the staff seem to be more interested in what you write on the survey, than anything else. The dealership is Evans Halshaw.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very nice overall. Smooth, relaxing, very quiet and good to drive. Very capable on bends with good steering-feel.

What's it like to park?
Quite easy with the parking sensors. The large C-pillars do obscure the rear view.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Nothing has gone wrong with the vehicle. Although, some trim doesn't fit properly.

What's most practical about your car?
The comfortable ride and the way the seats fold flat and leaves no ledge.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
DAB radio, parking sensors (part of an offer), heated windscreen.

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