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Ford Focus Hatchback 1998

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  • Economy

    Value

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Excellent value for money - a better car than a Golf and £3,000 cheaper second-hand for comparable models.

    Costs

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Ford Rapid Fit 10,000-mile service was £70 inc synthetic oil. Front tyres wear quickly - less than 20,000 miles.

  • On the road

    Driving

    5 out of 5 5.0

    Still enjoyable after one year's ownership and 16,000 miles.

    Performance

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Keep it spinning between 3,000 and 4,500 revs and it flies.

  • Living with it

    Reliability

    4 out of 5 4.0

    Two faults - rear wheel bearing and faulty fuel gauge sender unit - both replaced under warranty.

  • Problems and Ownership

    Problems

    Engine

    Other

    Wheel bearing and fuel gauge sender unit both replaced.

    Ownership

    Did you buy the car new?

    Used

    Would you buy the same model again?

    Yes

    Did you buy from the same manufacturer again?

    Yes