2010 Ford Focus  RealSafeCars38Safety Rating

#93 of 2010 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#163 of all 2010 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Ford Focus
The Focus, part of Ford's lineup since 2000, is a small sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2010 Ford Focus is very unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2010 Ford Focus has a score of 38, implying a 0.097% chance of driver death (8.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2010 Ford Focus has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0972% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 11.0976%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0972% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 11.0976% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2010 Ford Focus is 103% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2010 Ford Focus is 89% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8322Chevrolet CobaltFord FocusKia ForteChevrolet HHRHonda CivicHyundai ElantraVolkswagen JettaMazda 3Dodge CaliberMitsubishi LancerToyota CorollaNissan SentraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2010 Ford Focus with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 22 to 83. The 2010 Ford Focus is safer than the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt and less safe than the 2010 Kia Forte, the 2010 Chevrolet HHR, the 2010 Honda Civic, the 2010 Hyundai Elantra, the 2010 Nissan Sentra, the 2010 Toyota Corolla, the 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2010 Dodge Caliber, the 2010 Mazda 3, and the 2010 Volkswagen Jetta.

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