Skip to main content

What's Wrong with the Ford Focus?

The Ford Focus has a total of 4732 complaints. The majority of the complaints involve the interior (23%) followed by the transmission (20%) and the engine (14%).

You should avoid the 3rd generation (2012–2018) Focus because of its overall PainRank™ of 40.49.

How Focus Generations Rank

Generation Model Years Complaints PainRank (?)
3rd Gen Focus 2012–2018 1583 40.49
2nd Gen Focus 2008–2011 470 32.31
1st Gen Focus 2000–2007 2678 38.76

Recent Focus News

See all stories

Trending Focus Complaints

These are the most common complaints submitted to by Focus owners over the last year.

Most Complained About Focus Years

A quick look at which years have the highest complaint volumes. Clicking on the year will take you to their problem pages on