Frontal Impact takes place at 64 Km/h, 40% of the width of the car striking a deformable barrier. In the side impact, a mobile deformable barrier impacts the driver's door at 50 km/h. In the pole test, the car tested is propelled sideways at 29km/h into a rigid pole.
Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Revealed
The federal government estimates this new technology will save more lives than the airbag!
ESC is so efficient in keeping your car on the road that Farmers Insurance even gives a discount on your auto policy if it is installed on your vehicle!
Ford Focus Crash Test
FIlmed at Millbrook Proving Ground in their crash test lab using a psc unit and mulitple high speed cameras shooting at 1000fps for the crash.
Euro NCAP | Ford Focus | 2011 | ESC test
Euro NCAP carried out "sine-with-dwell" tests according to the ESC GTR global technical regulation, which is based on the US regulation FMVSS126. For cars that allowed the ESC system to be switched off, tests were carried out with ESC ON and OFF. Cars were tested by undergoing multiple runs, sometimes as much as 60 per car, each time increasing the steering angle and input. The clip shows the 'first ESC off test' where the car span out. The 'ESC on test' is the one with the same steering input.
New Ford Focus vs VW Golf vs Vauxhall Astra - Auto Express
Full group test: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/carreviews/grouptests/262162/new_ford_focus_vs_rivals.html
Ford has sold more than 1.3 million Focuses since the original arrived in 1998, So there is an awful lot resting on the shoulders of this new version. To put it under even more pressure we are going to see how it compares to its main rivals, the Vauxhall Astra and the VW Golf.
2011 Ford Escape Vs. 2011 Ford Focus IIHS Low-Speed Rear Impact
The mismatch problem with the Ford pair was even worse when the Focus struck the back of the Escape. The front bumper on the car underrode the high-riding Escape's rear bumper, which at 25 inches off the ground is the tallest among all the small SUVs evaluated this time around. Damage to the Focus came to $5,203 and included replacing most of the sheet metal plus many parts in front of the engine.
Ford Focus into Ford Escape
Crash test Ford Focus a 190 km/h, Fifth Gear
http://www.sicurauto.it - Cosa succede ad una Ford Focus che va a scontrarsi contro un muro a 190km/h?
Scopriamolo insieme nel crash test di Fifth Gear...
(Fonte video: Five TV UK)
2011 Ford Focus
All you need to know about this car in : http://www.egyspeed.com/blog/?p=4637
2011 Chevrolet Cruze vs 2012 Ford Focus - Comparison
Associate editors Rory Jurnecka and Michael Febbo pit the newest American compact sedans against each other and pick the winner.
Read full story here: http://www.motortrend.com/roadtests/sedans/1104_2012_ford_focus_titanium_2011_chevrolet_cruze_ltz_rs_comparison/index.html
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New Ford Focus review - Auto Express
Full review: http://www.autoexpress.co.uk/videos/featuresvideos/262096/ford_focus_16_ecoBoost_video_review.html#ixzz1BZiNx5yE
We've tried Ford's latest direct-injection EcoBoostturbo engines in the C-MAX, Mondeo and S-MAX -- but this is our first taste of the new 180bhp 1.6-litre, which debuts in the 2011 Focus and goes on sale in November.