2015 Ford Focus  RealSafeCars72Safety Rating

#59 of 2015 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#114 of all 2015 vehicles


Pictured: 2017 Ford Focus
The Focus, a mainstay of Ford's lineup since 2000, is a small sedan/hatchback/wagon with seating up to 5. The Ford Focus has some real zest, surpassing typical horsepower for its class. The Focus 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 2015 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 2015 Ford Focus has a score of 72, implying a 0.052% chance of driver death (4.6% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2015 Ford Focus has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.052% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 5.9405%, meaning the average driver has a 0.052% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 5.9405% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2015 Ford Focus is 8% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2015 Ford Focus is 1% more likely to result in a fatal accident.


But it is safer than many comparable models.

8357Hyundai VelosterKia RioKia ForteHyundai ElantraChevrolet SonicVolkswagen JettaVolkswagen GolfVolkswagen BeetleSubaru ImprezaFord FocusChevrolet CruzeFord FiestaComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2015 Ford Focus with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 57 to 83. The 2015 Ford Focus is safer than the 2015 Hyundai Veloster, the 2015 Kia Rio, the 2015 Kia Forte, the 2015 Hyundai Elantra, the 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, and the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and less safe than the 2015 Volkswagen Golf. It is about as safe as the 2015 Chevrolet Cruze and the 2015 Subaru Impreza.

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