Ford Focus takes five stars from NHTSA

Ford Focus takes five stars from NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an entity that manages issues relating to transit in the United States, announced on Thursday (13) that the Ford Focus won five stars in their safety tests.

The maximum score is valid for all model variants: hatchback, sedan and electric. According to NTHSA, the system AdvanceTrac stability control and side airbags Focus were instrumental in the positive evaluation.

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