02 Mar '12, 3pm

Ford Focus Electric: 110 MPGe & Most Fuel-Efficient Car in U.S.

Ford Focus Electric: 110 MPGe & Most Fuel-Efficient Car in U.S.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has certified the 2012 Ford Focus Electric as the most fuel-efficient 5-passenger car in the U.S. now, with a fuel efficiency of 110 MPGe (in the city). The 2012 Ford Focus Electric is now on sale for $39,995. Ford Focus Electric beats Nissan Leaf (a little) in performance metrics : The Ford Focus Electric’s combined fuel efficiency is 105 MPGe, 6 better than the Nissan Leaf’s 99 MPGe. Also, it reportedly offers “more motor power, passenger room and standard features.” (I still prefer the Leaf, though.) “Customers can make more use of this efficiency with Ford’s faster charging technology that can recharge Focus Electric in about half the time of Nissan Leaf,” a news release today said. Hmm,.. it’s growing on me. Ford Focus Electric would save you money : Even today (and you know gas prices are only going to continue rising), the Fo...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/03/02/ford-focus-electric-1...

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