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Ford Focus RS 2.5 RS 3d (2010/59)

Ford Focus RS 2.5 RS 3d (2010/59) - Owner Review

Decent size boot, can get 2 kids in the back (for a treat!). Lots of toys and gadgets.
5

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Review submitted by
Lewis Holbrook on

Ford Focus RS (09-10)

Summary

5 out of 5

What does this car say about you?
I appreciate decent, fast cars without having to 'conform' to the german or japaneese norm. Not affraid to be a bit different

What do your friends / family / neighbours think of the car?
Every one absolutly loves it, even the green colour. Whats not to like about it?

Would you buy this car again and why?
To be honest, I dont think the'll ever make another RS like this with all the 'eco regulations' taking over. I plan on keeping this one for a long time.

What are you likely to buy next?
Dont know. This has to be the best thing in its class. Cant think of anything else I would have rather spent my money on, and I looked/test drove VXR8's, impreza's EVO 9/10s. Audi S4's. This is the best car by far.

Buying experience

5 out of 5

Type of dealer you bought from?
Franchise

Did you buy this car new?
Used

What price did you pay?
£25,300

When did you buy the car?
May 2010

Did you get a good deal and why?
Yes, car only 4 months old with 4000 miles, yet £5000 of the list price. Pretty good considering there is very little, if no discount when new.

Is there any special reason why you bought this car?
Performance, Looks, Practicality, Reasonable running costs, Rave reviews.

What was the dealer like?
Very helpfull, smooth transaction.

Driving it

5 out of 5

What's it like to drive?
Absolutly AWESOME! so much in-gear acceleration. Handels like the wheels are glued to the ground. So much grip. Dont worry about the FWD issues - Ford have done a cracking job.

What's it like to park?
Easy. tight turning circle, reversing sensors and reversing camera.

Living with it

5 out of 5

Have you had any problems with the car?
No. Reliable and well built. Feels very solid indeed.

What's most practical about your car?
Decent size boot, can get 2 kids in the back (for a treat!). Lots of toys and gadgets.

Favourite gadget, option or accessory?
Mrs likes the reversing camera, and the sat nav is very easy to use. USB music option is good to. Fill up a memory stick with a few thousand songs and just plug it in. eaiser than CD's.

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