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#1 of 1316 2012 Ford Focus
Dec 02, 2010 (10:56 pm)
So I'm a little baffled as to why there isn't already a 2012 Ford Focus discussion. In fact, all I see are a handful of postings about the new Focus in the general Focus board.
Is there not much interest in the upcoming Focus? Am I the only one who was excited about the new Focus?
#2 of 1316 Re: 2012 Ford Focus [gambit293]
by kirstie_h HOST
Dec 03, 2010 (8:50 am)
Glad you created the discussion - someone has to start it!
You might find others talking about it the sedan version in Midsize Sedans 2.0.
#3 of 1316 Re: 2012 Ford Focus [gambit293]
Dec 03, 2010 (8:59 am)
Somebody had to be first so there it is, you are it. However, It is sort of curious that there has been very little activity on the board. If there is to be availability of this vehicle in early 2011, then "Job 1" should be upon us, and, it seems to me that some years ago there were some postings on this board from readers who claimed to have contacts with "insiders" at Ford.
#4 of 1316 Re: 2012 Ford Focus [markus5]
Dec 03, 2010 (9:15 pm)
I haven't been on Edmunds townhall very much lately, so I wasn't not sure if it was simply less active.
Anyway, I'm thinking about the new Focus, probably not in 2011 but maybe 2012. It looks like a great car, and I can't believe domestic makers are finally mulling over the concept of premium small cars. I really do hope the Focus is successful enough to establish the segment here.
Dec 06, 2010 (2:26 pm)
I hope they give us the wagon or at the very least the 4 door hatch.
#6 of 1316 Re: 2012 Ford Focus [kirstie_h]
Dec 07, 2010 (4:13 pm)
Not so much in "midsize sedans". If there is a compact sedans forum there may be some discussion there. Midsize sedans has gone quite silent lately.
#7 of 1316 Re: - [dudleyr]
Dec 07, 2010 (4:14 pm)
It's a 5 door hatch and it is coming. That has been widely reported in just about every auto centered website out there. The wagon is Euro only. Ford has their configurator up so you can price the new Focus in either sedan or hatch version.
#8 of 1316 "Early 2011" availability...
Jan 01, 2011 (12:26 am)
Everything I can find online just says the 2012 Focus will be available in early 2011....
A more specific launch date would really be helpful to prospective buyers! =) I was planning to buy a 2011 Mazda3 5-door (to replace my 2006 Mazda3 s 5-door) but I'm holding off until I see/drive the 2012 Focus 5-door.
If the Focus Titanium 5-door drives half as good as it looks, I'll be buying my first Ford instead of another Mazda! I want mine in Kona Blue with the Titanium Handling Package and Winter Package and that's it...so I'll probably have to order one. I'm sure most will come with the Titanium Premium Package, Navigation, and/or Moonroof, none of which interest me.
As a side note, I'm glad to see that Ford is offering heated seats with cloth interior and not just on the optional leather!
#9 of 1316 Re: "Early 2011" availability... [igozoomzoom]
Jan 01, 2011 (11:16 am)
I'm waiting too. However, not looking to go as high on option packages as you do. I have found that the larger wheels & tires usually result in more NVH and become quite expensive.. BTW, my 2004 ZTS Focus has heated cloth seats. they worked out pretty well. I was never big on leather.
#10 of 1316 Re: "Early 2011" availability... [igozoomzoom]
Jan 01, 2011 (11:51 am)
All the Ford website says is 5 door available srping 2011.