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Ford Focus owner reviews

“The Ford Focus is as great to drive as ever, plus it’s spacious, well-equipped and comfortable”

Carbuyer Rating

4.1 out of 5

Owners Rating

4.3 out of 5

Price
£29,300 - £40,555

Reviews

Owner Reviews

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  • 1 out of 5
thumbs up83%of people would recommend this car to a friend

Common Problems

  • Other (2 cases)
  • Engine, Gearbox / clutch, Other (1 case)

Review 1 of 6

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

2.0 titaniumx

Year

2012

Avg annual mileage

5,000 – 9,999

Owned

3 - 5 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

45
Tell us what you think about your car?
Excellent for comfort and mpg even though its automatic. Hasn't had many problems until recently when cruise control packed up 4 hrs ago I had new battery fitted. When car is serviced annually the dealer never cleared computer so it came up on diagnostic check 11 faults since that was cleared and new battery fitted no problems. My only gripe is that dealer should check computer at annual service and M.O T.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Titanium 1L 125PS

Year

2018

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used

Typical MPG

45
Tell us what you think about your car?
I've only had this car a couple of weeks and am very impressed with how much better than its predecessor it is. It's more responsive, more economical and far more technically advanced than the previous Focus. The only thing I don't like is the rear wiper switch that is rather fiddly on the end of the instrument stalk. Even the electric handbrake is a doddle to use in conjunction with the hill start assist.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Petrol

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

29
Tell us what you think about your car?
One of the best hatchbacks I ever owned, the car handles very well in motorways and in country roads. I've owned the car for 4 months, and it's been very reliable. Only having to replace was auxiliary belt and water pump, which is normal wear and tear for a 10 year old car. The build quality is good as a VW golf, and is as posh in Titanium spec. I would definitely buy another Ford.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

st line 140 navigation

Year

2018

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

Used
Tell us what you think about your car?
Very nippy car for 1.0 engine. ST line version goes round corners like its on rails. Good for short trips or just as good cruising on motorway, and I love the look of car.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

5 out of 5

Car Details

Model

Petrol

Year

2010

Avg annual mileage

10,000 – 14,999

Owned

Less than a year

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

25
Tell us what you think about your car?
The Focus has been very reliable and it handles really well. The only thing I had to replace was the auxiliary belt and water pump.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

1 out of 5

Car Details

Model

1.0 Ecoboost

Year

2013

Avg annual mileage

0 – 4,999

Owned

1 - 2 years

Bought Car

New

Typical MPG

30
Tell us what you think about your car?
With only 39k miles on the clock, it's had two clutches and a new gearbox. It looks good, drives well until of course you're in the mechanics workshop handing over money. Shoddy build quality, overheating engine, even the door seal is glued on and easily comes off. Thankfully got rid of it today, after it boiled its water and started leaking oil.
Would you recommend the car to a friend?

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