2013 Ford Focus Earns Top Safety Pick+ Distinction

The 2013 Ford Focus recently earned a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The new Focus is of six small cars to achieve the highest possible rating from the IIHS. This award can go up on the Focus’ mantle right next to its 5-star Overall Vehicle Score award from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The rating of Top Safety Pick+ is a new category in the ratings system. In order to achieve this highest of high ratings, a vehicle must achieve a “good” score in four safety evaluations. Those being overlap frontal crash, side impact, rollover, and seats/head restraints. The scoring is either “good”, “acceptable”, “marginal” or “poor.” Also, the vehicle must achieve a “good” or “acceptable” in the small overlap frontal crash 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.”

The highly protective body structure of the Focus, along with its advanced safety technologies was designed to make families feel safe and comfortable.

The Top Safety Pick+ winning 2013 Ford Focus is available at Friendly Ford, located in Roselle, IL.

Friendly Ford Offers Zero Percent Financing

Right now at Friendly Ford we’re offering some bonus cash back and 0% financing on the purchase of many of your favorite Ford vehicles. These deals going on right now are simply too good to pass up.

Now when you purchase the powerful, new 2013 Ford Escape, receive $500 cash back and 0% financing for up to 60 months.  The same deal goes for the stylish and fuel efficient, new 2013 Ford Fiesta. Also, get $500 cash back and 0% financing when purchasing the world’s best-selling car, the Ford Focus.

We’re also offering $1,750 cash back on the purchase of a new 2013 Ford Taurus. The classic and dependable Ford Taurus has been around for quite some time but still continues to improve every year.

Get 0% finance offers for up to 60 months are also good for the spacious 2013 Ford Explorer. America’s favorite pickup truck, the Ford F-150 is also available with 0% financing for up to 60 months. The same offer applies to the vehicle that has been racking up award after award, the new 2013 Ford Fusion.

Be sure to come out to Friendly Ford and take advantage of these amazing 0% financing offers while they still last.

Ford Focus: The Best-Selling Car in the World

According to the latest Polk data that was recently released, the Ford Focus is officially the best-selling vehicle in the entire world. It actually topped the one million mark in 2012 as 1,020,410 cars were sold world-wide.

The Ford Fiesta also turned out to be the best-selling sub-compact car in the world and sixth overall in sales for 2012.

“Focus and Fiesta represent the culmination of our One Ford global product strategy,” said Jim Farley, Ford executive vice president, Global Marketing, Sales and Service and Lincoln. “Our global products are resonating with consumers – especially in the best-selling, most competitive segments – with their unique combination of fuel efficiency, high quality, rich content and fun-to-drive personalities. Through One Ford, we’re able to bring economies of scale and fantastic value to customers all around the world.”

Ford Focus sales really picked up in Europe last year as it was the first Ford to be offered with the new innovative 1.0-liter EcoBoost petrol engine, which actually won an award for engine of the year.

Sales for the Ford Focus continued to grow in China over the past year. It is now ranked as the best-selling passenger car for 2012 in China for the first time ever.

Friendly Ford is proud to say they offer “the best-selling car in the world.” Come in to Friendly Ford today and see for yourself why so many around the world are picking the Focus.