January 16, 2013, 8:07 am
The current shape focus came out in early 2011, some on 60 plates but most 11 onwards.
Personally, I love mine. It was an upgrade from a fiesta for me and is a very comfortable, quiet and composed cruiser. I have the diesel, but would have gone for the ecoboost if it was out when I bought mine.
It's also a good drive on the twisty bits, you know exactly what's going on and it's capable of taking bends pretty rapidly!
There has been a few niggles on mine, been through a few window motors, an auxiliary belt and tensioner and there is an annoying rattle from the dash, but these are minor inconveniences. Overall it feels very well built, the thud when you shut the door is still solid sounding nearly two years on.
You'll be very pleased with it, especially with the extra toys on a titanium