Users' questions

Do 2012 Ford Focus have problems?

Do 2012 Ford Focus have problems?

The most-reported problem with the 2012 Ford Focus has to do with the vehicle’s transmission with a total of 110 complaints. Transmission’s problems ranged from some shudder to shifting issues to a complete engine failure.

How long will a 2012 Ford Focus last?

How long does a Ford Focus last? Based on customer reports, the Ford Focus can last up to 200,000 to 250,000 miles. If you drive 15,000 miles per year, you will get between 13 to 16 years of service life from the average Ford Focus car.

Is the Ford Focus reliable?

The Ford Focus Reliability Rating is 4.0 out of 5.0, which ranks it 27th out of 36 for compact cars. The average annual repair cost is $569 which means it has average ownership costs. The frequency and severity of repairs are both fairly average when compared with all other vehicles.

Which is the best review of a 2012 Ford Focus?

Edmunds’ expert review of the Used 2012 Ford Focus provides the latest look at trim-level features and specs, performance, safety, and comfort. At Edmunds we drive every car we review, performing road tests and competitor comparisons to help you find your perfect car. Read the full in-depth review of the Used 2012 Focus at Edmunds.

What makes a Ford Focus a reliable car?

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2012 Ford Focus owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle. Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

How many times has the Ford Focus been recalled?

The 2012 Ford Focus has been recalled 6 times by NHTSA. View Recalls Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers.

How is the reliability of a Ford car?

If you are considering buying a Ford, or any vehicle, one of the most important questions is how reliable is it? Are Fords reliable? How good is Ford reliability? According to, among 32 car brands, consumers ranked Ford #21, with a reliability rating of 3.5 out of 5.0.