Ford Focus Electric, more expensive than the Nissan Leaf! (BEV)

02/11/2011
Ford has unofficially revealed the price of its Focus BEV in the United States with the opening of reservations.

A very important event as the Focus is the first 100% electric vehicle for the brand ...

With a starting price of $ 39,995, this positioning places the Focus closer to a Chevrolet Volt (which features a range extender) than a Nissan Leaf, a compact vehicle similar in size offered from $ 35,000 in the United States.

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This reveal gives an indication of the European price which is likely to be aligned to the US one with €39,000 to € 40,000 ...

Therefore, the Focus Electric is one of the most expensive compact electric on the market (from big manufacturers), and for now its specs sheet does not justify the price difference... Compared to a Leaf, the battery is nearly similar (1kWh less on the focus) on the other hand, it offers 16hp more but 34Nm less of torque ...

The detailled specs of the Focus BEV will be announced soon, in the meantime here's a comparison based on the information available for the moement between the Leaf, the Focus the Reanult Fluence...

Via Ford
Par Technologic Vehicles
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