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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-25-2012, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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How can Ford not see a market for this car stateside? I think its far better looking then the sedan version, and in the ST version is downright sexy! Is it a fear that it'll cut into Escape sales? That is the only possible explanation I could believe.





Personally I think the lines are better on the wagon then on any other variation of the Focus, am I the only one?
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That is a hot looking wagon

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Is it a fear that it'll cut into Escape sales?
Personally I think the lines are better on the wagon then on any other variation of the Focus, am I the only one?
Yes, hard to ween Ford off those big profit margins on the SUV line.
And agree the Focus wagon design is in total SYNC, very well balanced.
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Personally I think the lines are better on the wagon then on any other variation of the Focus, am I the only one?
I couldn't agree more! This car would sell well here if given the chance. Thanks for the post SP1966.
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Re: Focus Estate

As of now US buyers still prefer SUVs/CUVs over estate/shooting brake/wagons. Even in Europe it varies greatly by region/country, from 10-40% of sales. Wagons were are niche vehicles since the advent of minivans et al.
We got a 4 door sedan Focus that is our exclusive (I prefer BTW).
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As of now US buyers still prefer SUVs/CUVs...
I've always preferred sporty hatches and have never had a SuvCuv
but
it seems like most cars have less room & open-ness (not specifically visibility) for their size
to the point that I'll be looking at small Suvs/Cuvs/MPVs/C-Max in the future as well
...cargo-volume is still down my list but access to whatever room there is will surely keep me getting a 5th-door of some kind
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post #7 of 11 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 07:13 AM
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Re: Focus Estate

It would sell, and many to non SUV buyers. One customer I see, the cleaning lady crews. They have been using Escort wagons for years. They are due for a replacement vehicle, and this would be perfect, A bit more room & mileage, and still easy to park anywhere.

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I was fitting new tyres to one of these the other day, great car
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post #9 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-08-2013, 10:46 AM
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Well Focus estate is looking quite big car capacity wise. because its long back have enough space for keep more things. I think its 5 seater car and I like the body design of this car. Thanks for sharing the car does anyone have some price idea of this car?
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post #10 of 11 (permalink) Old 03-16-2013, 10:51 PM
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Re: Focus Estate

There are a lot of sedans that they do not release in the US. And why is that so?
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