It has been very popular for Ford; there are few changes for 2001. Cruise control, which was not available last year, has been added to the options list. My father, who is 60, always buys station ford, whatever the model. This European-developed car offers ride comfort and agility on par with respectable sport sedans. Also, most Volvos very thin padding, very upright seating, no real footwell.
A third seat, fairly rare these days, is standard. I was lucky to have this as my first car. Also has a dummy shift light that drives me crazy if your off even by the slightest mile per hour. But, at the same time it keeps me getting from Point A to B. Inspired by the European Focus, the American version offered cool styling in a youthful package with great fuel economy, an affordable entry price and a wide range of models and body styles. When it first debuted in 2000, the was hailed as the first American small car that could go head to head with the Japanese small wonders from , and.
InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. It handles very well on the roads and good on snow as well. The new Ford Focus is the world's first vehicle based on the new Ford C2 platform, designed to enhance impact performance. It emphasizes value for the money, with a low price combined with a long list of standard features. I changed the stereo with Iphone dock and the Pioneer speakers installed makes great stereo sensurround while I am driving. Surprisingly, it continues to outsell the Ford Taurus wagon by a great margin, so don't underestimate its popularity.
It is outfitted luxuriously, with almost everything standard. So what about the cars? It also appeals to me more than the new style focuses. The hot S4 wagon, with the same 250hp twin-turbo V6 as the S4 sedan, is finally available. But the way the Focus loves curved road surfaces easily compensates for these minor nitpicks. Great car for anyone looking for affordability, style, and gas mileage. Very usefull also for sports, you have a lot of space. Maybe it will go missing for a year? Great car for everyday use.
It arrives with a more sport-oriented rear-wheel drive vs. The V40 is intended to appeal to buyers who have been priced out of buying a V70, and looks like it is aimed squarely at the Audi A4 Avant. I'll post some pics when I can Primary Use: Utility towing boats, transporting cargo, etc. This Ford Focus has done so well for us - considering the age of the car! Thanks to Kia for providing a very affordable wagon for everyone. In wagon form, the Focus can be a great family hauler, while the two-door hatchback holds strong appeal for younger buyers.
For more information about our privacy practices, please read our. The overall design of the car was inspired by the Ka, but the interior was more American, inspired by the Mondeo. You can beat the crap out of it and it keeps on going. So the A4 moves into 2001 almost unchanged. A newly re-designed Passat became available in the early summer confusingly, it is also labeled a 2001 model.
I gave it only 4 stars for performance - wish you could get it with a V6, but that would add a chunk to the price tag and the gas mileage would suffer. All Rights Reserved Information in this document is subject to change without notice. It was my parents car before they gave it to me. Your choice, and Subaru gives you a lot of them when it comes to wagons! Unfortunately for and the countless consumers who bought the Focus , the story didn't have a fairy tale ending. All in all, it's been a great car. Why buy it instead of a Taurus? It all comes down to a minor styling and option availability decisions. As you can tell I really like the car.
Unfortunately, the same cannot be said of its seats, which are oddly formed and not very comfortable on long trips. She lost control on a wet road and the car went into the ditch and nose first into a fence post and creek bed. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. Sounds like the E320 wagon description, doesn't it? Your dealer can check to see if the repairs were performed and if not, he'll fix the car at no charge to you. Thank you, Subaru, for finally providing some more substance to the Impreza rather than just another L. Overall, a great everyday driver 4 out of 5 stars by I'd buy another from from Western Mass.
The entire front end was destroyed, but thanks to the airbags and other safety features, she walked away with some bruising and that was it. The Focus continues to produce rave reviews for Ford for its dynamic driving characteristics. Bean Edition Third seat available? The car is a little workhorse. The new Ford Focus looks amazing! Since we've had the car i have only had to change a 150 dollar belt, and new brake pad. Very much a bigger brother to the A4 Avant, it boasts more room and more luxury features.
When I bought it the rockers were completely gone so I found some trim from a Taurus and cut it down and it looks great. Remember, this is the first Saturn that is not new from the ground up it is based on the Opel Vectra ,. My experience with this car has not been the best. We can still wish for a smaller price and a bigger engine, though, can't we? DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. I enjoy driving it and the maintenance is minor and easy to keep up with. Great on gas, handles well in the winter - which really was surprising! I have had very little problem with the car other than the usual upkeep. On-Star is standard for 2001, but nothing else much has changed we're not sure what happened to the Gary Fisher version.