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CARFAX Risk Factor Statistics for Ford (US imports)

1.
Recalls
 
33.275
2.
Accident
 
20.829
3.
Salvage Title
 
16.945
4.
Damage
 
14.127
5.
Total loss
 
9.372
6.
Airbag deployed
 
2.926
7.
Flood
 
1.438
8.
Mileage inconsistency
 
438
9.
Stolen
 
427

Since 1992, there are 199,737 used Ford vehicles that have made their way to Europe in such a fashion. The greatest aficionados of Ford vehicles in Europe are the people of Germany, who have imported almost 50% of all U.S. Ford exports, according to export statistics.

There are cars on the road that still have an outstanding recall status. In terms of Ford’s exported from the U.S., there are 33.275 vehicles exported to Europe with a recall history. Such cars pose a risk not only for the driver, but for his entire environment. Recalls are a serious deal with which used car drivers should also deal with in a serious manner. Not knowing that a car has a recall status can affect a used car buyer both financially as also in terms of safety.

Presently, 20.829 Ford vehicles imported from the US have been identified as having any form of accidents in their vehicle history.  A vehicle with accidents on its CV may be worth questioning in case of purchase.

Mileage inconsistency usually refers to a vehicle whose mileage has been proven to be inconsistent over several intervals. Such cars could be the subject of fraud such as mileage rollback. In essence, it means that used car buyers should look out so that they don’t purchase a car that has a higher mileage reading than what it actually is. In Europe, there are currently 438 Ford’s imported from the US that carry such mileage inconsistency. Check with CARFAX to be sure about your vehicle.