2011 Ford Focus  RealSafeCars38Safety Rating

#96 of 2011 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#169 of all 2011 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 2011 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 2011 Ford Focus has a score of 38, implying a 0.097% chance of driver death (8.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2011 Ford Focus has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0967% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 11.043%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0967% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 11.043% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2011 Ford Focus is 102% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2011 Ford Focus is 88% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is less safe than many comparable cars.

8327Ford FocusKia ForteChevrolet HHRHonda CivicToyota CorollaToyota Scion tCChevrolet CruzeVolkswagen JettaHyundai ElantraDodge CaliberMitsubishi LancerNissan SentraComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2011 Ford Focus with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 27 to 83. The 2011 Ford Focus is less safe than the 2011 Kia Forte, the 2011 Chevrolet HHR, the 2011 Honda Civic, the 2011 Toyota Corolla, the 2011 Toyota Scion tC, the 2011 Nissan Sentra, the 2011 Mitsubishi Lancer, the 2011 Dodge Caliber, the 2011 Hyundai Elantra, the 2011 Volkswagen Jetta, and the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze.

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