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Ford Focus Hatchback 1.6 TDCi (115bhp) Zetec 5d (2013/13)

Ford Focus Hatchback 1.6 TDCi (115bhp) Zetec 5d (2013/13) - Owner Review

5 doors folding rear seats. electronic boot release. Bluetooth with ford sync system.

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Review submitted by
John Battams on

Ford Focus Hatchback (11-18)


4 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
Likes a new car at a sensible price. Appreciates eco friendly ownership costs.

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Its very comfortable and quiet. The design appears to be popular especially the interior which is light and airy with good quality plastics.

Would you buy this car again and why?
NO, this model is frugal but lacks punch from the engine. The engine feels sluggish on hard acceleration but at other occasions it feels adequate.

What are you likely to buy next?
BMW 1 Series BMW 3 series SEAT LEON MK 3 FR.

Buying experience

3 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?
August 2014

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes a good deal. the car was only a yr old with 9000 miles been serviced. Car supplied with 3 years servicing, floor mats, fuel and taxed.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Cheap tax Cheap insurance good safety and ride quality.

What was the dealer like?
Dealer was friendly- not pushy at all. Any questions were answered and the deal was done very quickly.

Driving it

4 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Great ride and steering feedback. Seat comfort is excellent, gearbox is accurate with a simple throw between gears.

What's it like to park?
Easy to park with rear park sensors and good turning circle.

Living with it

4 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?

What's most practical about your car?
5 doors folding rear seats. electronic boot release. Bluetooth with ford sync system.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Bluetooth and ford Sync.

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