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Ford Focus Hatchback 1.0 (125bhp) EcoBoost Zetec 5d (2013/13)

Ford Focus Hatchback 1.0 (125bhp) EcoBoost Zetec 5d (2013/13) - Owner Review

Reasonably roomy.

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Review submitted by
John Jopling on

Ford Focus Hatchback (11-18)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Mid range vehicle for a mid range guy.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Non committal.

Would you buy this car again and why?
Possibly not.

What are you likely to buy next?
Possibly a small Honda or Mazda SUV.

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?
June 2013

Did you get a good deal and why?

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Good press reports.

What was the dealer like?
Friendly. Knowledgeable and fair.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Very good, most times, but suffers from turbo lag when you most do not want it Also stop start is a total pain and is switched off at all times.

What's it like to park?
Like most modern cars, style and design supercede practicality, particularly lack of vision when parking, hence parking is quite a problem in some situations.

Living with it

3 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
Rear door seals both sides came away at bottom.

What's most practical about your car?
Reasonably roomy.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Bluetooth phone system.

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