really awful
Crashes / Fires:
21 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
12 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,630 miles

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problem #9

Jun 262015


  • 17,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Ford Focus. While driving approximately 20 mph, the vehicle stalled, jumped a curb, and crashed into a sign. The air bags did not deploy and the safety belt failed to latch without warning. The vehicle had to be towed to a body shop. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 15V005000 (electrical system). The vehicle was taken to a dealer, but it was not diagnosed due to not being authorized by the legal department to remedy the recall. The vehicle was not repaired. The contact sustained two black eyes and currently has an umbilical hernia. The contact did not require medical attention. A police report was filed. The approximate failure mileage was 17,000.

- Indianapolis, IN, USA

problem #8

May 012015

Focus 4-cyl

  • 9,400 miles
While I was stopped in traffic my 2014 Ford Focus was struck from behind with enough force to curl the trunk up to behind the back seat, exposing the spare tire located under the trunk. The impact drove my car into the car ahead of me. Through all of this not a single air bag in the car deployed.

- Columbus, GA, USA

problem #7

Nov 252014


  • miles
The contact owns a 2014 Ford Focus. The contact stated that while traveling 30 mph, the driver side air bag deployed and caused the contact to crash into the side of a bridge. The contact mentioned that it felt as if the brakes failed as well. The contact sustained minor injuries and a police report was filed. The vehicle was deemed destroyed. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was unknown.

- Manchester, TN, USA

problem #6

Jan 302015

Focus 4-cyl

  • 15,000 miles
I was traveling at approx 42 mph when another vehicle failed to yield and turned left into my lane. The front of my vehicle struck the passenger side of other vehicle. My vehicle continued on an struck curb, coming to rest on sidewalk. My vehicle was a total loss. No airbags deployed in my vehicle during accident.

- Duluth, GA, USA

problem #5

Jan 142015

Focus 4-cyl

  • 5,500 miles
I backed out of a parking spot. When I put the car in drive, the car accelerated with out me pushing the gas pedal, I attempted to stop by applying the brake and struck another car. The brakes could not stop my car.

- Saint Louis, MO, USA

problem #4

Dec 062014


  • 51 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Ford Focus. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 10 mph, a flat bed truck crashed into the rear of the contact's vehicle. The air bags did not deploy. As a result, the contact stated there was an abnormal noise coming from the rear of the vehicle. The contact discovered that the front bumper detached from the vehicle. A police report was filed and there were no injuries reported. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 51.

- Southold, NY, USA

problem #3

Jul 312014


  • 4,000 miles
On 7/31/14, my Ford Focus hatchback accelerated while parking and crashed into a high chain-link fence. Significant front end damage to the vehicle was repaired. The airbags never deployed when I hit the fence and small tree and I was lucky that no one was near the car when it malfunctioned.subsequently, the car has been parked! I have tried to communicate with Ford Motor Co. By fax, letter and phone over the last 2 months.the dealership wants nothing to do with this car. We are reluctant to sell and want this car off the market. We have no voice. I continue to read all complaints on your site. When are you going to do anything about it! I can't put my grandkids in this car and I don't want anyone's child in this car.please call me. We need to get this car off the market before someone is injured or worse!

- Plainville, CT, USA

problem #2

Aug 152014

Focus 4-cyl

  • 5,800 miles
Young lady turned left in front of me and I had no time to stop-head-on collision. Steering wheel air bag did not deploy. Knee air bag did deploy.

- Sparta, WI, USA

problem #1

Feb 232014

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 2,000 miles
The contact owns a 2014 Ford Focus. While driving 30 mph, the contact drove onto black ice and the vehicle spun out of control. The vehicle flipped and crashed into a ditch. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed and the vehicle was destroyed. The manufacturer was notified. The contact sustained unknown injuries. The failure mileage was 2,000. Updated 08/14/14 updated 8/28/2017

- Fairmount, MD, USA