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MSRP: $16,810 - $24,115
Invoice: $15,843 - $22,486
MPG: 26 City / 36 Hwy
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Ford Focus Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There have been 2 safety recalls issued from NHTSA.

STEERINGRecall Date: 08/21/2014
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014 Focus and C-Max vehicles manufactured August 8, 2014, to August 15, 2014. The affected vehicles may have steering gears that were incorrectly assembled.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 508
  • Consequence: The incorrectly manufactured steering gears may cause impaired steering, including the loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gears, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 8, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S18.
  • Dates of Manufacture AUG 07, 2014 to AUG 14, 2014
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 14S18
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V514000
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRINGRecall Date: 08/10/2014
  • Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Escape vehicles manufactured October 5, 2011, to April 1, 2013, and equipped with 2.0 liter engines and Focus ST vehicles manufactured February 14, 2012, to October 14, 2013, and equipped with 2.0 liter engines. Insufficient compression in the engine wiring harness splices to the Manifold Absolute Pressure (MAP) sensor may provide incorrect signals to the powertrain control module (PCM).
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 133227
  • Consequence: The incorrect signals could cause the vehicle to hesitate or the engine to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
  • Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the current crimped splices with new splices, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 29, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14S17.
  • Dates of Manufacture FEB 13, 2012 to OCT 13, 2013
  • Manufacturer Recall Number: 14S17
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V495000

Reliability

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Warranty

 

The 2014 Ford Focus comes with a three-year/36,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty and a five-year/60,000-mile powertrain warranty.

 

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