CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2016 Ford Focus & its "Powershift" transmission has a defect trend where the car shudders when accelerating, especially when starting uphill.

Most owners have reported their Ford Focus remains driveable while the vehicle is still at low mileage, but the shuddering is annoying & unpleasant & may reduce the resale value of the vehicle.

However, owners of higher-mileage vehicles from earlier 3rd generation Focus model years report transmission failure & a host of other major & expensive transmission-related problems. Potential buyers beware.

10.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
31,450 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
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2016 Ford Focus steering problems

steering problem

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2016 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 252017

Focus

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,450 miles

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

Ford Focus 2016, purchased vehicle less than a month ago. Power steering has failed twice. Vehicle is in for repair. I will keep you posted.

- dcwlong, Mobile, US

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