2013 Ford FocusRichard Bowen - Zanesville, OH09/29/2016
We have had our car into the dealer 4 separate times now and the transmission is still messed up. The dealer has told us that it will always be bad and now the car only has 40,000 miles and the air conditioner stopped working. We have tried contacting Ford for help and they told us too bad.
Hate this car!
2014 Ford FocusColleen Miller - Poolesville, MD06/28/2016
Powershift 6-speed transmission has marked slippage and doesn't shift at appropriate times. Purchased in December with 11,000 miles on it. Manufacturer recall for transmission slippage reset--it had enough slippage to warrant a reset in February. After first reset, having increasing problems with the transmission slippage, another reset in June. Slipping again, but told that car has to fail by at least 350 rpm as recorded by the IDS Ride-Along System. So, I have to wait until the transmission fails beyond threshold to warrant a mechanical repair (rebuild transmission) instead of being constantly without my car while they keep doing an electronic system reset!
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2013 Ford FocusBill - Sebastian, FL04/14/2015
Owned this car over 1 year now and still love it! Stylish design, 5 door practicality, awesome power for a 2 liter engine, smooth shifting Getrag 6 speed. Comfortable for long trips and decent mpg (28+). I compared to a Mazdaspeed3 and found the Focus not as quick, but much more refined. European design influences are apparent in the handling department.
Not too thrilled with the SYNC. Glitchy with iOS.
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