CarComplaints.com Notes: Even though the first model year of a major redesign should typically be avoided, Ford did a good job & the 2008 Ford Focus doesn't appear to have any major defects.

That said, the following model years of this 2nd generation Focus (2009-2011) do appear to be slightly better.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2008 Ford Focus accessories - interior problems

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2008 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 122015

Focus

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Focus. While driving various speeds, the rear driver side door opened without warning and the instrument panel failed to illuminate. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The VIN and failure mileage were unknown. Updated 04/06/16

- Belle Plaine, MN, USA

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