2013-14 Ford Focus Earns Highest Possible Safety Rating

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BOURBONNAIS, IL – The 2013-14 Ford Focus recently earned a Top Safety Pick+ Rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The Focus is only one of six vehicles given this rating. The 2013-14 Ford Focus Earns the Highest possible safety rating, demonstrating Ford’s commitment to vehicle safety.

Top Safety Pick+ is a new rating for the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Each vehicle is tested in 4 categories: Moderate overlap front test, Side impact test, Rear crash protection/head restraint test, Roof Strength test and Small overlap front test. For each category the vehicle can be given a score of Good, Acceptable, Marginal and Poor. In order to be given the Top Safety Pick+ rating the 2013-14 Focus had to have a “good” score in the first four categories and a “good or acceptable” score in the fifth category.

“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.”fcs14_pg_020_ext_sm

Many safety features are included on the Ford Focus making it understandable on why the 2013-14 Ford Focus was given the highest possible safety rating. Boron steel in the structure of the vehicle redirects and absorbs crash forces to protect occupants in the event of a crash. Another feature available on the Focus is Ford’s industry exclusive MyKey technology. With MyKey parents can limit audio sound, top vehicle speed, set alerts if safety belts are not fastened and even mute the radio until front row safety belts are secured.

If you are interested in getting more information on the 2013-14 Ford Focus make sure to stop into you local Bourbonnais Ford Dealership. Our sales staff will answer any questions that you may have on any of our New Ford Inventory as well as our pre-owned inventory.

Court Street Ford, located at 558 William Latham Drive, is a multi-year president’s award winning dealership. We are committed to exceptional customer service! Stop by or give us a call at (815) 939-9600, our knowledgeable sales team will be happy to help!

Source: IIHS.org | Media.Ford.Com

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