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Dealer Asking For Nearly $60k For 2016 Ford Focus RS: eBay Find

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Strictly speaking, there’s nothing illegal about dealers charging well over MSRP for a new vehicle, but it sure is a bummer for potential customers. Unfortunately, when demand far exceeds supply – as is the case with Ford’s all-new Focus RS hot hatch – it’s practically assured that some amount of dealer overcharging is going to occur.

Today, we found a 2016 Ford Focus RS for sale by a California dealer on eBay with a seriously bloated asking price: $57,820. That’s nearly $21k over the base MSRP with destination.

Granted, the example in-question isn’t a base car; it’s been optioned with forged 19-inch wheels ($1,395), a power moonroof ($895), and the RS2 Package, which tosses in leather/Miko-suede seats from Recaro with built-in heating, a heated steering wheel, 8-way power adjustability on the drivers seat, and voice-activated navigation ($2,785). The exterior color is Shadow Black.

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Even with all that equipment, this Ford Focus RS is still valued far below the amount that this dealership is asking for. Will someone pay it? Maybe, but we have a hard time imagining how anyone could justify more than $50k for any Focus – even one as capable as this.

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Written by Aaron Brzozowski

Aaron Brzozowski is a writer and motoring enthusiast from Detroit with an affinity for '80s German steel. He is not active on the Twitter these days, but you may send him a courier pigeon.

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