Ford to Spend Millions to Settle Fiesta and Focus Transmission Lawsuit

Ford will pay millions in a proposed settlement over failing transmissions.

According to the Detroit Free Press, the automaker will payout at least $30-million to customers.

This is to settle a class-action lawsuit over the Focus and the Fiesta.

Models of these cars built in the last ten years are known for bad DPS6 dual-clutch transmissions

According to the Free Press, internal Ford documents show the company knew of the defects but continued to build and sell the vehicles.

A Ford official says they believe the settlement is “fair and reasonable.”

It is expected to be approved during a hearing next month.