This reminds me however that when I purchased the car the caveat was a new thermostat needed. Skip to details on the: Exterior At 168. Oil leak from axle shaft seal. Granted, a large part of having a lasting car is taking good care of it and this I have done. Over all we are pleased with our purchase and the reasonable price we paid.
Shocks are not very robust and need replacement at 92K. We have 3 dogs that we like to travel with and this wagon handled all the dogs as well as a luggage rack on its roof. Visit Broadway Auto Mall online at broadwayautomallky. The 136-hp four-cylinder is standard. A new Street Appearance package includes unique fascias, a spoiler and a bright-finish exhaust tip. It was a good value for the money, maybe not as good a car as a Honda, but then again it didn't command the higher price.
A symmetrical instrument panel greets the driver. Only 26000 miles on tires from the dealer. So far the car has been very reliable. Ford says the Focus not only seats five comfortably, but it's also roomier than key rivals. Much noisier than my Honda, but most of that is road noise and wagons are just noisier than sedans. Obviously, it had already been around the block a few times. Judging from all the other posts this is not a good situation.
Front tires still have close to half life left. To think the insurance company wrote this little baby off because of some hail damage. Regular Focus models use a 2. In my case, several other parts had to be removed to get to the thermostat adding to the labor costs. We are located right off of The New York State. Our reason not to keep it was finalized by two things. Informed dealer would need to dis-assemble dash to maybe fix problem.
Muffler noise is getting into the cabin. The cargo space is ample, and got even more so once I realized that the backseats fold all the way down after lifting up the bottom of the seat first. Powertrains and Performance The standard drivetrain in the 2006 Ford Focus is a refined 2. The headlamps have clear lenses, and the grille displays a diamond pattern. It was a lease car. I drove into a parking lot to shop and heard hissing noise. Hatchback models look sharper than the sedans.
I have had some repair work done, but the noises are still there. I did the brakes and rotors myself I'm no mechanic and it's the first fix I've ever done, but this car is pretty simple this past year and it now drives like a gem. Some complain they find the car uncomfortable, but as the driver I don't. It drives better than a 2007 Focus I had in 2017 with only 11k miles on it. This thing's been put through the wringer and still runs strong. The vehicle was taken to the dealer and the tires were replaced because they were worn.
I am concerned that the tires are wearing out faster than expected for the good quality tires that I put on to replace the factory originals which wore out early. Just like the old defected Aries K cars. Gas mileage has been better than advertised despite most of my day to day driving being inner city driving. I contacted Goodyear customer service today and they told me the tires are not under recall. All mechanical operations are kept in excellent condition and have been recently checked and new brakes were installed spring 2013. But I also only have 75K so we'll see. Sometimes you hear a thumping noise and the car drives heavy in wet conditions.
Another thing is that I believe all standard trans vehicles should be equipped with a tachometer. The mileage is all highway supposedly , they tell me the lady who traded it in lives about 40 miles away and commutes to the city and back every day. Driving Impressions Regardless of trim, the 2006 Ford Focus offers a smooth ride and above-average handling. Not having children and rarely carrying more than two adults, this hasn't been an issue for me. Skip to details on the: Exterior At 168. This Station Wagon, was certainly roomy.
Maybe other owners who have had bad experiences haven't?? Even highway driving with no weight in the back, the vehicle would begin. This was the first year for the Station Wagon, as it was suppose to replace the Escort Station Wagon. I have enjoyed driving this car and used it primarily for business in Eastern Ontario. Car has been good for me. I expect that the Ford Motor Company is well aware of this problem and hopefully have some sort of repair that could remedy the problem before there are accidents. Round fog lamps are installed, and the fascia has a wide, low air intake. Build quality hasn't improved, either.
Heat shielding needed reattachment more than once due to corroded fasteners. My brakes started squealing after only 5k miles. I'm approaching 90K now, and I couldn't be happier! The lcd display in the radio fades out after it's on awhile. If you take care of it, it will take care of you. The reviewer certified that no compensation was received from the reviewed item producer, trademark owner or any other institution, related with the item reviewed.