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2017 Ford Focus

Small car
Crashworthiness

    Child Seat Anchors (LATCH)
    ease of use
    A

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    Model year Small overlap front Moderate overlap front Side Roof strength Head restraints & seats Front crash prevention Headlights LATCH ease of use
    Driver Passenger
    2017
    Crash avoidance rating
    A
    2016
    Crash avoidance rating
    A
    2015
    Crash avoidance rating
    A
    2014
    Crash avoidance rating
    A

    Applies to 2014-17 models

    How this rating is determined

    Overall evaluation

    A
    Vehicle trim SE
    Seat type cloth

    This vehicle has 2 rear seating positions with complete child seat attachment (LATCH) hardware.

    It has 1 additional seating position with a tether anchor and the ability to borrow lower anchors from the other seating positions.

    Note: When anchors are borrowed, they aren't available to use in their designated positions.

    1 2 3


    Good
    Acceptable
    Marginal
    Poor
    Seating positions that rely on borrowed lower anchors or have only a tether anchor available are not rated.
    Tether anchor
    Lower anchors
    Lower anchor(s) can be borrowed from adjacent positions(s)
    No hardware available

    Details by seating position

    1
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    not too much force needed to attach
    easy to maneuver around anchors
    2
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    Can be borrowed from 1 and 3
    3
    Tether anchor
    easy-to-find location
    no other hardware could be confused for anchor
    Lower anchors
    too deep in seat
    not too much force needed to attach
    easy to maneuver around anchors

    Seat position 21

    3
    Lower anchor A
    Open access rated No
    Depth (cm) 2-4
    Force (lbs) 20
    Clearance angle (degrees) 60
    Lower anchor B
    Open access rated No
    Depth (cm) 2-4
    Force (lbs) 18
    Clearance angle (degrees) 59
    Tether anchor
    Location Middle seatback
    Confusing hardware present No
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    No

    Seat position 22

    2
    Lower anchor A
    Lower latch is shared for this seat position
    Lower anchor B
    Lower latch is shared for this seat position
    Tether anchor
    Location Middle seatback
    Confusing hardware present No
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    No

    Seat position 23

    1
    Lower anchor A
    Open access rated No
    Depth (cm) 2-4
    Force (lbs) 23
    Clearance angle (degrees) 62
    Lower anchor B
    Open access rated No
    Depth (cm) 2-4
    Force (lbs) 20
    Clearance angle (degrees) 78
    Tether anchor
    Location Middle seatback
    Confusing hardware present No
    Has contrasting label
    within 3 inches of tether anchor
    No

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