really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
6 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,800 miles

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problem #5

Nov 162014


  • 179,000 miles
The contact owned a 2000 Ford Escort. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 40 mph, the contact attempted to change lanes and crashed into a van. The air bags deployed with such an extreme force that the contact sustained injuries to the face, chest, and right arm that required medical attention. The vehicle was destroyed and towed to an unknown location where it was not diagnosed or repaired. A police report was filed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 179,000. The VIN was not available.

- Glendale, AZ, USA

problem #4

Aug 082006

Escort 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 75,000 miles
: the contact stated the airbags did not deploy in an accident causing the driver to hit and fracture the windshield at 35 mph. The accident was a rear end collision. The driver was wearing a seatbelt. The airbag warning light was not on prior to the crash. Pictures were available and a police report was taken.

- Stockton, CA, USA

problem #3

Feb 282006

Escort 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • miles
I had an accident in East grand forks, Minnesota on 02/28/06 I was going North on 5th ave N.E. and T-boned the other vehicle traveling westbound on 10th St N.E. they failed to stop at a stop sign. My air bags did not deploy all the way out they popped out of the steering wheel and dash on the passenger side but the air bag layed in my lap after the accident and vehicles came to a rest I still heard the air bags trying to inflate on impact my drivers door also flew open and my seat belt on the drivers side did not lock I was the only person in the vehicle.

- Grand Forks, ND, USA

problem #2

Apr 072005

Escort 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Caller's son was in as accident. Upon impact, rear air bags did not deploy. The car was hit from behind at the speed of 30 mph. Car was thrown 150 feet with no skid marks. Caller's son was severely injured, and has been in rehabilitation. Dealer has never called them back. Manufacturer has been called many times, and did not return calls.

- Des Moines, IA, USA

problem #1

May 252002


  • miles
No summary listed for above vehicle.

- Silverthorne, CO, USA