2014 Ford Focus  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#57 of 2014 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#114 of all 2014 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. The Focus has offered Android Auto and Apple CarPlay since 2017. The Ford Focus packs some potency, exceeding the average horsepower for its class. Ford offers a 3-year, 36,000-mile basic warranty, and a 5-year, 60,000-mile powertrain warranty on its lineup.


The 2014 Ford Focus is below average 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 2014 Ford Focus has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.7% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2014 Ford Focus has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0523% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.9732%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0523% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.9732% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2014 Ford Focus is 9% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2014 Ford Focus is 2% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

7656Toyota Scion tCHyundai VelosterKia RioKia ForteHyundai ElantraChevrolet CruzeFord FocusSubaru ImprezaVolkswagen JettaMazda 3Toyota CorollaChevrolet SonicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2014 Ford Focus with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 56 to 76. The 2014 Ford Focus is safer than the 2014 Toyota Scion tC, the 2014 Hyundai Veloster, the 2014 Kia Rio, the 2014 Kia Forte, the 2014 Hyundai Elantra, the 2014 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2014 Toyota Corolla, the 2014 Mazda 3, and the 2014 Volkswagen Jetta. It is about as safe as the 2014 Subaru Impreza and the 2014 Chevrolet Cruze.

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