Ford Focus 2008 Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Focus 2008 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Used Ford Focus review: 2005-2011
So focused was Ford on selling the Falcon that it lost sight of the Focus after its initial launch in 2002. With minimal marketing the LR Focus failed to excite the market, so there was plenty riding ...Read More
Used small cars review: 2007-2010
You can save a motza on a late-model used car, because the first owner has already taken the biggest hit... usually 30-50 percent, in depreciation. Ideally, you want to be the second owner, and hang ...Read More
Used Ford Focus reviews: 2002-2015
Ewan Kennedy reviews the Ford Focus as a used buy.Read More
Ford Focus 2008: Lack of manual cars
More than 80 per cent of cars sold in Australia are now automatics and that share is still rising, fast. When companies are looking to cut cost and complications from their line-ups, it's easy to drop a manual that few people want. Between X-Trail and CR-V I give The Tick to the Honda.
Ford Focus Cabriolet: Does it have problems?
The folding hard top roof is a great idea, but it's also quite a complex and difficult thing to make work reliably. Classic Ford fans will be aware that the company had a folding hard top in its '57 model in America, and getting that roof to work the way it was designed is very hard. Obviously they have made considerable progress in the last 50 or so years, but it is still a very complex piece of gear to get it to raise and lower smoothly, and seal properly. Anyone thinking of buying a car with such a roof should look carefully at the operation of the roof before they buy.
Used Ford Focus review: 2003-2013
Despite being a huge success in Europe the Ford Focus hasn't enjoyed the sales success it deserved in Australia. Ford Focus finally first reached Australia in September 2002, several years after its ...Read More
Used Ford Focus review: 2002-2011
Ford Focus finally reached Australia in September 2002, several years after its European launch. The local importer blamed the delay on the huge success of Focus overseas, but the slow start meant ...Read More
Ask Smithy Xtra Non-dealer service for Ford
Yes, that is a good reason to stick with the dealer, as it’s most unlikely that those upgrades and “fixes” would have been done by a non-factory service outlet.
Ford Focus brake light
Good info that could be the thing that solves the problem with Alex's car and the sort of thing that's hard to trace.