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Ford Focus 1.4

Ford present the Focus Studio 1.4 3dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

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ProBad design

ConsWorst design

The tailgate went rusty and despite attempts by the dealer to rectify the problem, there is still rust seeping through. The handle for the backrest has failed to operate the seat since the car was first delivered. 8 attempts by the dealer have failed to rectify this fault. The first 6 months saw...

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“focus 1.4 16v”

published 10/11/2006

Procheap to run low insurance

Consvery slow very common

I brought my ford focus 1.4 16 valve in 2005, it was Y reg (2001) with 39000 miles on the clock it cost me £5295 with 6 months warenty. I found it very spacious and quite responsive the only problem was it was very slow 0-60 mph took about 14 seconds but I was getting about 44 miles to the gallon...

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Not for me

“not recommend”

published 25/09/2003

Proabsolutely none

Conseverything i will not recommend this car to no-one

I bought my 2002 brand new off the lot and one week later i had a transmission leak. I was called in a week after that because they said i needed a co-signer, well when they did the new paperwork, the put it as a used car because the miles i put on it and i did not realize this. My brakes have...

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“No room to focus”

published 07/08/2003

ProNice drive

ConsLack of space

I have to drive a Focus as it is the designated company car. I like the look of the Focus and was happy to change from the Escort which I had been driving for almost 10 years. That was until I actually got in it. I'm only 5'6'' but have to have the driver's seat as far back as it will go, leaving...

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“Ford Focus LX 1.4”

published 20/06/2008

ProCheap, economical, large number available

Conslow residual values, common

The Ford Focus was the first car I brought, I wanted a car which is reliable, economical (25% increase in petrol price in the past few month !) , low on insurance cost and enough room for 4 people. After much deliberation I found that 4 different cars fit my categories. (Ford Focus, Toyota...

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Good

ProGood handling cheap to maintain

ConsPoor pick up and only average economy

I bought my silver 2002 focus 2.5 years ago, mainly because of the low milage(less than 1000) it was the basic model no air con or alloys or cd player but tidy inside. There is enough room for 4 adults, (3 in the back would be a bit of a squash), the boot is fairly spacious enough room for a lot...

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Excellent

“I love my Focus”

published 25/08/2003

ProSeems to be good value for the money i paid

ConsI have yet to find any

I bought my Ford Focus 1.4 in December 2002, when i first took a focus for a test drive, it felt really spacious and comfortable, i knew i just had to buy it. It was the first car i looked at and fell in love with it right away, i looked at loads more cars but none impressed me as much as the...

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Excellent

ProGood looking, large interior, large boot, cheap re...

ConsThree door version makes accessing rear car seats ...

I have had my 1.4 ford focus zetec 51 plate car for 12 years. This car is absolutely, hands down, the most reliable car that I am come into contact with. It has outlived many of my husbands and parents cars and still starts every time as if it were the first time. When polished, it could easily...

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“WORTH FOCUSING ON”

published 18/01/2003

ProGOOD VALUE FOR MONEY

ConsPOOR CUSTOMER CARE

I bought a Ford Focus 1.4 (import, 5-door hatch-back, petrol} in Sept 2002 and would heartily recommend them to any prospective buyer. The first service was completed recently by my local Ford dealer and i was quite suprised to learn that replacement parts and servicing costs were lower than for...

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published 13/11/2009

timing belt replacement my son has just bought a focus 1.4 lx we have not got a service history and would like to the milage for a ...
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published 02/12/2009

Hi there just wondering if this was bought as a first car and if you think they would be good as first cars and also which insurance group this one that you have is? Thanks

Product Information : Ford Focus 1.4

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Ford present the Focus Studio 1.4 3dr Hatchback with 5 Speed Manual Gearbox, Front (FWD) running on Unleaded Petrol

Product Details

Body Type: Hatchback

Fuel Type: Petrol

Available Trims: LX; Studio, LX

Range: Ford Focus

Range + Engine Type: Focus 1.4, Focus 1.4 1.4i 16V Duratec, Focus CL 1.4i 16V Duratec

Manufacturer: Ford

Fuel Capacity (litres): 55

Torque: 91@3500 lb/ft

Driven Wheels: Front (FWD)

Release Date: 01.01.2005

Type: Car

Power: 80

Insurance Group: 4

Engine Size (cc): 1388

Towing Limit (kg): 700

Boot Capacity (litres): 1177

Transmission type: 5 Speed Manual Gearbox

Classification: Economy Car

Country of Origin: USA

CO2 Emissions: 159 g/km - (Man)

Emissions Class: EU4

Number of Doors: 3, 5

NCAP Rating: NCAP 5 Star Rating

Acceleration (0 - 62 mph): 14.1 seconds - (Man)

Maximum Speed (mph): 102

Warranty: 3 years / 60000 miles

Cylinders: 4

Height: 1497

Width: 1840

Length: 4342

Weight: 1245, 1263, 1247, 1229

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