Image source The Ford Focus remains a favorite for those looking for a sporty compact car. These-budget friendly vehicles offer practical benefits while being easy to drive. While popular among the masses, these vehicles aren’t without their issues. Similar to other Ford products of the era, the 2018 Ford Focus commonly has transmission problems. Among the most common issues with the Focus are transmission troubles that range from shifting to tremors that may affect the way your car drives and could leave you on the side of the road.