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.

4.4

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
25,000 miles

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2008 Ford Focus seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2008 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Feb 032009

Focus

  • 25,000 miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Focus. The driver-side seat belt buckle does not secure the seat belt after insertion. In the event of a vehicle crash, the seats belt is more likely to unlatch from the buckle. The vehicle has not been taken to a dealer. The current mileage was 56,000.the failure mileage was 25,000.

- Pineville, LA, USA

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