Let us know what you think about it with the Driver Power Survey. Little of substance has changed with this year's model. The changes include a large mesh lower grille, a gray two-bar grille and headlamps with black accents. Talking about the interior, the backseat is a tight squeeze. It can be had with either a 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmission, with the stick offering slightly better fuel economy along with a more-satisfying driving experience. Grip is plentiful, but all that power going through the front wheels means the Focus can feel a little skittish under initial acceleration. While I liked the Fiesta, it felt a little too cramped.
A more sluggish 4 cylander would have caused an accident. Leasing is also a good way to save money because the payments will be lower, alowing you to get a fully loaded, brand new car. Despite its age, the platform has proven to be a capable performer in the past for Ford, although there have been some complaints that the car could be sportier. Interested in buying a Ford Focus? While the Focus may have been extensively refreshed in 2008, the 2010 model is still sitting on the same platform introduced back in 1999. So why can I only give it a partial thumbs-up? Buyers can opt for either a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed auto shifter.
Ford made no major changes to the Focus between the 2017 and 2018 model years. We found the Focus handles well. My pet peeve about the 2010 ford focus is the manual day time running lights. It has cloth seats, a nine-speaker Sony sound system, navigation, and many of the same interior features as the Titanium trim. Like the Focus, the Hyundai Elantra works best as a daily driver. Although it hasn't exactly caused the motoring press to swoon, there are some redeeming features of the 2010 Focus' styling.
Editor's note: This review was written in September 2009 about the 2009 Ford Focus. I have a moon roof and all the extra's. Sync includes turn-by-turn directions and Bluetooth. . So why can I only give it a partial thumbs-up? For additional safety feature information, visit the page.
To see what's new for 2010, click , or check out a of the two model years. It feels solid and well-built overall, as have most Fords I have driven since 2000 or so. At the same time, not everything is perfect in the interior. The rear window is large enough, but the driver's-side C-pillar limits your visibility on that side of the car. Focus Interior How Many People Does the Focus Seat? That road feel can make the ride a bit harder than some might prefer, but it isn't harsh and we appreciated the handling response.
My only complaint really is the back seat. Those looking for a dependable daily driver may want to consider the Corolla. There may be minor changes to current model you are looking at. Being 6ft 1in there are quite a few cars in this class that I have issues fitting in, but not the focus the interiors are quite spacious and confortable. Ford's Sync entertainment and communications system is available on the Focus.
Powering the 2010 Ford Focus are the same engines as last year's model, including the 2. It feels stable, and that's thanks in large part to the car's steering. Check out our for great savings at your local Ford dealer. Why You Can Trust Us U. It is roomy but I don't know if you would want kids in the back. We Did the Research for You: 88 Reviews Analyzed We analyzed 88 Ford Focus reviews — along with safety and reliability ratings, fuel economy estimates, and more — to help you decide if the 2018 Focus is the right new car for you.
As appealing as it is, Ford's 2017 Focus can't match the low price and content of the Kia Forte, Nissan Sentra or Chevy Cruze. While this was an improvement on the styling front, the Focus Coupe still wasn't the prettiest compact car on the block, and this remains the case for the 2010 model. The coupe's trunk measures 13. The Focus sedan and coupe have room for five, but reviewers found that, even in the sedan, some passengers may want more legroom. One problem though is that it will redline pretty easy. Like last year's model, the 2010 Ford Focus is fairly average in terms of utility. One oft-overlooked safety characteristic is driver visibility, but reviews read by TheCarConnection.
It is obvious that the engineers that designed this vehicle were looking for economy, reliability, while not sacrificing luxury found in other vehicles at triple the price. The 2010 is offered with just one engine, a 2. I originally wanted a Fusion but the dealer insisted that I test drive this car and I'm glad I did. Sync sets the Focus apart from the competition, but some reviewers also thought it was hard to use. I cannot even enter or exit the car without twisting my feet every which way so i can fit between the front and back seat. This is only available as a sedan, with a 2. That said, the vehicle provides a lot of traction and there are a lot of hills in San Francisco, sometimes quite wet.