Ford Focus Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Rating

The 2013 Ford Focus has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The 2013 Ford Focus has been named an IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus.

The Ford Focus has earned the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus rating, making it one of the best of the best for a car’s safety.

The Focus is just one of 6 small cars to earn this designation. Ford has some of the best vehicle technology today, but they use that technology for more than just entertainment. It’s no wonder the Focus has earned IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus Rating.

“Ford is committed to designing vehicles that help keep people safe,” said Steve Kenner, global director of Ford’s Automotive Safety Office. “We are constantly seeking innovative ways to help drivers avoid accidents and keep occupants safe when an incident does occur.”

Here’s How Ford Did:

  • In moderate overlap front test results, Ford earned a top pick of good
  • In side impact, the Focus earned a top pick of good
  • In roof strength, The Focus received a top pick of good.
  • In the new small overlap frontal crash, the Focus received the second highest rating of acceptable. As IIHS points out, only 6 small vehicles scored ratings of acceptable or higher.

Report Card: Ford Focus

Review: Ford Focus

Earlier this year, the Ford Focus received a 5-star crash rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Compare that to the Chevy Cruze, which didn’t earn the IIHS Top Safety Pick Plus rating. 

 

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