Quote Originally Posted by noonwitch View Post
Faced with an expensive repair, I chose to buy a new 2012 Ford Focus!

It's a 5 door hatchback, candy-apple red. I'm happy with it. It drives well and gets good mileage.
I like the station wagon they made, which was of course their signal to stop making it.

But I have to say, this impressed me:

AM/FM Radio With Speed Sensitive Volume and 4 Speakers Total; CD Player; MP3 Player

Ford is finally giving up on being uber cheap on the base model it seems. The most offensive thing about Ford has been their insistence on making the base model something you wish you hadn't bought. It was the thing that pushed me into the arms of Toyota. Maybe I'll give Ford another chance.