Speaking of snow, this little front wheel drive car does incredibly well. The steering system is surprisingly quick and responsive, always providing plenty of feedback from the road surface. Much noisier than my Honda, but most of that is road noise and wagons are just noisier than sedans. I intend to keep it around for a while. Rear driver wheel bearing go out at 100,000 and every 50,000 after that.
This Ford Focus delivers a Gas I4 2. This allowed for the family to travel safely as well as comfortably. I plan to drive mine for many more miles. The rear floor of the cargo area should have been a little more than a thin sheet of plywood with a layer of carpet. I bought this Focus new and have had to put very little money into it.
Radiator replaced at 60,000 because screws came loose on the fan which then cut into the radiator, possibly from the rebuilt front end from the wreck. SeatingFilter selectedSeatingList, null ; seatingFilter. Overall, I'm very happy with this car and hope I continue to be as it ages. Keep in mind that my review is based on the fact that this is an entry level Ford, not a Lexus. Ford focus met our needs by J.
With four distinct body styles, the 2006 Ford Focus has a configuration to fit just about any buyer's needs. A new Street Appearance package includes unique fascias, a spoiler and a bright-finish exhaust tip. It may not have the refinement that some economy car buyers are looking for, but for those who want an inexpensive car that doesn't look or drive like every other economy car on the road, the 2006 Ford Focus is a worthwhile alternative. Headlights needed replacing at 3 years. Good power and good reliability.
The control layout is simple, but materials quality is unimpressive. Also, the air deflector switch gets stuck. We'd purchase this car again in a heartbeat. Focus seats are chair-height and padded to the point you'd think the seams would burst from all the stuffing. My only major complaint is that mileage is below expectations. Original engine and transmission although the engine has been making a idle ticking noise for the past 100,000 miles.
SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. When you choose McLarty Nissan of Little Rock, you'll benefit from one of the largest inventories in the state. Advise to anyone thinking about buying one, check and see under the rubber boot that houses the harness to see if the wires have already been replaced. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager. Unlike many compact cars, it doesn't feel cheap from behind the wheel as there's plenty of road feel through its sharp steering and tight suspension. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Colour', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. Had to have a new transmission around 34000 miles under warranty.
Variable-intermittent windshield wipers, Trip odometer, Solar tinted glass. I have also seen in many of these that the coating and labeling on the interior knobs wears off. Center console broke but repaired broken plastic stops with epoxy putty. We would be happy to answer any questions or send you photos, a video or whatever. We weren't happy with the limited choices of paint colors offered. Plastic gears for the arm rest break easily. But the engine and drive train have held up well.
The switch seems to be a common issue so watch for that issue. Air conditioning Interval Wipers Power Windows Child Safety. Powertrains and Performance The standard drivetrain in the 2006 Ford Focus is a refined 2. NewUsedFilter selectedNewUsedList, null ; newUsedFilter. I average between 28mpg winter and 31mpg summer.
This reminds me however that when I purchased the car the caveat was a new thermostat needed. SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557243122201 ; listingsSearchManager. Easy to replace but it will break again if you don't fix the sticky flap. The Focus impressively earned Edmunds' Most Wanted awards in 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2003. BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter.
We are located right off of The New York State. I can tow a 450 lb. The standard four-cylinder engine also feels more powerful than its numbers would suggest, a trait that makes the Focus a great car for stop-and-go city driving. But it's amazing how well the car takes those upgrades. We weren't certain at first if this 4 cylinder engine would have the power to haul all of us everywhere but it sure has; we are pleased. Ford's designers did some work on the interior for 2005, replacing the car's quirky angular dash with a more refined, symmetrical layout. My car has had more problems than my friend's 2006 Focus hatchback.