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:

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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 windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2008 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 192008

Focus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Focus. While driving 50 mph with the windshield wipers activated, the wipers suddenly stopped working. The motor was still making noise, but no movement occurred. The contact pulled the vehicle over and attempted to repair the wipers, but was unsuccessful. The VIN, engine size, number of cylinders, and mileages were unknown.

- Cincinnati, OH, USA

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