My wife has a 2007 Ford Focus and I have a 1997 Toyota Corolla. The reviews I read of the 2007 (and similar years) Focus say that it's actually pretty fun to drive, but personally I hate it. It just feels so top-heavy. Going around a curve feels like driving an SUV, like I'm worried it's going to roll over (body roll isn't particularly bad, it just feels bad). Driving around in my boring old Corolla is much more fun and feels so much better. I can take a turn in my Corolla that would make me feel like I was going to slide right off the road in the Focus. (I've never lost grip going around a turn, it just feels like I will.)
Are the reviews right and this a symptom of something wrong with the suspension? Worn shocks/struts maybe? Is there anything I can do to fix it? Or is everything fine and it's just that I'm used to sitting a couple inches closer to the ground in the Corolla?