2006 Ford Focus Consumer Review: Unsafe
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2006 Ford Focus - Consumer Review

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ZX4 S Sedan (2.0L 4-cyl. 5-speed Manual)

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By Dorf on

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2006 Ford Focus ZX4 S 4dr Sedan (2.0L 4cyl 5M)

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I absolutely loved driving this vehicle. The quick acceleration, smooth ride, and exceptional sound system made my hour long commute to work enjoyable. Unfortunately, the car was totaled when I hydroplaned in a heavy storm and went off the road. My concern is that the air bag did not deploy. I dropped six feet off the road and slammed into a group of trees at approximately 45 mph. The engine was pushed up off the engine block, both tires were out of the wheel wells, and the hood nearly crashed through the windshield. The crumple zones worked as designed, but I seriously question the alignment of the impact points in this vehicle. Current owners, please have your air bags checked!

Favorite Features

Quick acceleration, 6 CD changer with sub-woofer in trunk, and heated seats.

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