Originally Posted by dyn085
Not hard to validate, you just have to find the ones running on compressed unicorn farts. Those are the really evil ones.
Edit: Sorry, that wasn't productive. I think that we can all agree that the Focus has some problems, and while they are getting better they are surely not in the clear. The price for innovating? Some. First model year issues? Some. QA issues? Probably some of that as well.
Ultimately, a person can't believe everything they read. In all fairness, though, there will be people that use the information as part of their decision-making process. That is something that must be considered, biased or not.
Being serious, I understand the issues. I can sympathize. That's about it.
After the shenanigans of vwvortex I will NEVER take the words of a forum seriously. Good, bad; doesn't matter.
Until I see hardcore stats on issues and validated information that doesn't come from disgruntled or overly satisfied owners.
Which is why I'll take my time and let the NHTSA throw out valid numbers that aren't marred by the extremes on either side of the spectrum.