Not bad, not bad at all. The could have lost the round look and went for a little more square. I could not think of a worse place to put it. Yes Review Date: 13th October, 2001 Faults: Nothing, this car left the dealer lot and has never been back. More power with some great fuel efficiency. I haven't had one problem with it. I didn't learn to drive a standard until I purchased the vehicle.
My other nit to pick was the heater fan - at maximum it sounded like a F4 Phantom was taking off inside the cabin. The odometer has 158,000 miles but the engine, water pump and clutch have only 12,000 miles. It has never left her stranded although we did have to replace the Idler pulley once due to squealing. This was an awesome vehicle to learn on and very forgiving. The suspension bushings were not installed at the factory but instead packaged with the car for installation at the dealership. First reason, the side mirrors are two sizes too small.
I often wonder why they havent. We hand calculate her mileage by hand and the car gets between 30 and 32mpg. I did some mods like an intake and udp's, that was easy enough. I have put a serious dent in the arrogance of the Honda owners. Good for driving around town or commuting to college and back. Let's go on a dirt run. The gray exterior and dark gray interior matched my style perfectly.
It is a strong vehile. It has never left her stranded although we did have to replace the Idler pulley once due to squealing. Even though it is only a 1. Routine was all done to keep it going. My only major complaint with the Focus is the appearance of rust. Its reliable, only had to replace brakes and tires, its quick,and great on gas. Feels cheap, but because it is cheap.
Wish Ford had done a little better on the rubber donuts of the motor mounts, but that's about the only thing I can complain about. Shocks are good so far Motor mounts tend to go but mine are fine so far. Handling in my car is very good and I have great fun driving it on the twisty back roads of Ireland. It may be a small vehicle but it can still do work! I liked it much better than the cavaliers we test drove. Factory tires though are not very good.
We go out of our way to carry every major line of Ford Escort Zx2 fluids, so that whether you are looking for Ford Escort Zx2 transmission fluid or brake fluid or power steering fluid or anything in between, we've got it for you. Its quieter than my new Focus. Great Little Car — Love the size. I was planning on keeping the car longer when I had the remanufactured engine put in, but plans change. I know i could get better mpg with a manual tranny,but a couple lady friends borrow the car from time to time and they don't know how to drive a manual.
Roush intake replaced by Iceman, wheels changed to the daisies as found on its contemporary Mercury Tracer, shift knob replaced by a leather one without carbon fiber. Doesn't require a lot of upkeep I've had it used for some time now without having to do anything but oil changes. Just like we need water to survive, your vehicle requires fluids to keep it operating properly and ensure a long and healthy life. All I can say is that those little cars will run and it was awesome on gas, it's not your papa's pinto, thats for sure. The truck is huge; able to fit a few golf bags, suitcases and any random thing you might need! Transmission oil, engine oil, differential oil, brake fluid and power steering fluid are a few of the most important Ford Escort Zx2 fluids; however there are specialized fluids designed to boost performance and maximize the life of your vehicle. Car is very sleek and stylish. Yes Review Date: 17th October, 2002 Faults: I haven't had anything go wrong with this car.
Boldface the company or orgainization that gives out the award, and Italicize the name of the award. This car is however very fun to drive, but the engine can get a bit on the loud growly side. The fold down rear seats have inside buttons which means you do not have to open the trunk to pull a knob. Just the usual maintenence of oil changes and new brakes and tires. Car is never trouble, I just turn the key and go. At 45k the alternator needed replaced and the steering fluids replaced, but it was covered under the extended warranty I purchased, so I didn't have to pay a thing other than labor costs and the usual 45k checkup costs.
The dragstrip was loaded and tough to hookup, but the car still ran 16. Great mileage, low maintenance and pretty easy to drive, it tops off as one of the best economical cars you could get even at 100K+ miles. Not too many normally aspirated 4 bangers can perform at this level, especially at 16k sticker price. Wish Ford would reproduce this car. This car gets in and out of traffic fine, has enough pickup to get on and off ramps and passing. Please include the following line at the bottom of this section.