2014 Ford Focus Electric  -  $29,995


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $29,995
Base Invoice: $28,027
Destination Charge: $825
Options: $0
Trim: 5dr HB
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: | Hwy:
Body Style: 5dr HB
Transmission: Transmission: 1-Speed Automatic
Engine: Engine: 107kW Electric Motor

Pros

Innovative technology like Active Park Assist and MyFord Touch; handling and poise; fuel-efficient powertrains; sleek, charismatic style; choice of hatchback or sedan; fully electric Focus available; sport-oriented ST model


Model Highlights

The new Focus is offered in 4-door sedan or 5-door hatchback forms in S, SE, SEL, Titanium and ST trims--although hatchbacks aren't offered in base S form and the high-performance ST is hatchback only. S, SE and Titanium models can be had with either a 5-speed manual gearbox or 6-speed PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission, while SEL models only come with the automatic, while the ST is only available with a 6-speed manual.

All but the electric Focus and the Focus ST utilize Ford's 2.0L direct-injection 4-cylinder engine, making 160 horsepower and 146 pound-feet of torque. Ford's Ti-VCT variable valve timing system helps provide stronger response through the rev range while saving fuel at other times. Ford anticipates up to 40 mpg on the highway.

With a 4-wheel independent suspension--combining a semi-isolated front subframe and a control-blade multi-link rear suspension--along with 4-wheel disc brakes in all but the S and SE models, the Focus has stronger performance credentials than most small cars. The suspension is tuned to be quite firm yet has enough give to soak up heaves and potholes; Ford's electric power-steering system provides good steering weighting and responsiveness as well. In addition, a torque vectoring system, included with the standard stability control system, balances torque delivery between the front wheels for better poise out of corners.

Front seats in the Focus are supportive buckets, with even better, firmer bolstered ones provided with the Sport Package. Both the sedan and hatchback have about the same back-seat space--just ample for most adults. Cargo space is quite generous in either model, with a relatively wide trunk opening in the sedan. In either model, the back seat folds forward nearly flat.

The Focus S model is quite basic, but includes air conditioning, a tilt/telescopic steering wheel and CD sound. SE models add fog lamps, larger wheels, cruise control and Ford's MyKey system; SEL trims get SYNC, dual-zone climate control and upgraded trims. A Sport Package, including a stiffer suspension, larger 17-inch wheels, summer performance tires and sport seats, is included with the Titanium and available on the SEL.

All Focus models but the base S come with Sync, which provides voice-command-based connectivity with phones and media players and can perform other actions such as reading texts. MyFord Touch is included in all Titanium models (optional on SEL) and brings a huge, colorful 8-inch touch-screen display, which can also be controlled through steering-wheel buttons. This system includes advanced voice control for climate control, entertainment and other vehicle functions, and can also turn the vehicle into a wireless hotspot with a USB-based cellular data modem. It's also packaged with an upgraded Sony sound system, as well as satellite radio and HD Radio with an iTunes tagging function. Other available features in the Focus include multi-color interior ambient lighting, a rearview camera, push-button start and an Active Park Assist system that steers the car into a parking spot while the driver only modulates the brakes.

The Focus ST is far more aggressive than its siblings. Its standout feature is a turbocharged 2.0L engine producing 252 horsepower and 270 foot-pounds of torque. The ST's suspension has been beefed up and unique 18-inch wheels help to greatly improve the handling of the car, while larger brakes help slow it down. The exterior is also differentiated from standard Focus models with a unique grill, body kit and rear wing, giving the Focus ST a much lower stance and more aggressive look. Available only as a hatchback and with pricing similar to the Titanium model, the Focus ST offers a bit less luxury but a lot more performance.


Model News

Following a 2012 redesign, the Ford Focus sees only superficial changes for 2014. The top-level Focus Titanium is now available with a manual transmission.


Value Writeup

The Ford Focus is a small car that offers a number of features otherwise seen in larger or more luxurious vehicles. For instance, the Focus is the first vehicle in its class to offer Active Park Assist, which can actually guide and steer the car into a parking space if the driver moderates speed with the brake. It's also the first small car to offer Ford's MyFord Touch system, which relies on a sophisticated touch-screen system and has advanced voice-command features and can even provide WiFi for the car and the area surrounding.

Technology aside, the new Focus stands out from the class for its excellent handling and poise, sporty driving feel and impressive fuel economy.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

Engine Type
Electric

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184

Trans Order Code
44H

Trans Type
1

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.82

EPA MPG Equivalent - City
110

EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
99

EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
105

Battery Range
76 mi

EPA Classification
Compact Cars

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
90.7 ft³

Front Head Room
38.3 in

Front Leg Room
43.7 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.6 in

Front Hip Room
53.9 in

Second Head Room
37.9 in

Second Leg Room
33.2 in

Second Shoulder Room
53.7 in

Second Hip Room
52.7 in

Wheelbase
104.3 in

Length, Overall
172.9 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.8 in

Height, Overall
58.2 in

Track Width, Front
60.5 in

Track Width, Rear
59.6 in

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
14.5 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3640 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm

Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17

Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17

Front Wheel Size
17 X 7 in

Rear Wheel Size
17 X 7 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Rack-Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
40.7 ft

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.9 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.7 in

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

Hybrid/Electric Components Years
8

Hybrid/Electric Components Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
60,000

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
13V523000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 29, 2013

Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Potential Number of Units Affected
2456

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Focus Electric vehicles manufactured September 15, 2011, through August 23, 2013. In the affected vehicles, a powertrain control module software problem may result in a stall-like condition.

Consequence
An unexpected loss of power while driving increases the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the power control module, free of charge. The recall beganon November 22, 2013. Ford's recall campaign number is 13S09. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332.

Dates of Manufacture
SEP 14, 2011 to AUG 22, 2013

Manufacturer Recall No.
13S09

Overall Rating

Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver

Overall Side Crash Rating

Side Barrier Rating

Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat

Male/Female Dummy Note
Male: Average sized adult male dummy in 35-MPH crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs. Female: Small-sized adult female dummy in 35-mph crash into fixed barrier. Rating is evaluation of injury to head, neck, chest, legs.

Combined Side Rating Rear Seat

Rollover Rating

Rollover Rating Dynamic Test Result
No Tip

Risk of Rollover
11.6%

Side Barrier Rating Driver

Rollover Note
Dynamic (moving) test results (Tip or No Tip) and measured rollover-related properties determine vehicle's risk of rollover in single vehicle crash and its rollover rating. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is.

Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger

Combined Side Rating Front Seat

Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat

Engine: 107kW Electric Motor -inc: 23 kWh liquid-cooled lithium ion battery

Transmission: 1-Speed Automatic

50-State Emissions System -inc: Standard on all units

Front-Wheel Drive

7.82 Axle Ratio

Battery w/Run Down Protection

Gas-Pressurized Shock Absorbers

Front And Rear Anti-Roll Bars

Electric Power-Assist Steering

Strut Front Suspension w/Coil Springs

Short And Long Arm Rear Suspension w/Coil Springs

Regenerative 4-Wheel Disc Brakes w/4-Wheel ABS, Front Vented Discs and Brake Assist

Lithium Ion Traction Battery w/6.6 kW Onboard Charger, 20 Hrs Charge Time @ 110/120V and 3.5 Hrs Charge Time @ 220/240V

Wheels: Unique 17" Aluminum Painted

Tires: P225/50R17

Spare Tire Mobility Kit

Clearcoat Paint w/Badging

Body-Colored Front Bumper

Body-Colored Rear Bumper

Black Side Windows Trim and Black Front Windshield Trim

Body-Colored Door Handles

Body-Colored Power Heated Side Mirrors w/Convex Spotter, Manual Folding and Turn Signal Indicator

Fixed Rear Window w/Fixed Interval Wiper, Heated Wiper Park and Defroster

Light Tinted Glass

Variable Intermittent Wipers

Fully Galvanized Steel Panels

Lip Spoiler

Chrome Grille

Liftgate Rear Cargo Access

Tailgate/Rear Door Lock Included w/Power Door Locks

Fully Automatic Projector Beam High Intensity Low Beam Headlamps w/Delay-Off

Perimeter/Approach Lights

LED Brakelights

Radio: AM/FM/CD/MP3 HD Sony Branded Audio -inc: 9 speakers, satellite radio and auxiliary input jack

Radio w/Seek-Scan, Clock, Speed Compensated Volume Control and Radio Data System

Regular Amplifier

Wireless Streaming

Integrated Roof Antenna

3 LCD Monitors In The Front

Real-Time Traffic Display

Cloth Front Seats w/Cloth Back Material

6-Way Driver Seat

4-Way Passenger Seat

60-40 Folding Bench Front Facing Flip Forward Cushion/Seatback Cloth Rear Seat

Manual Tilt/Telescoping Steering Column

Gauges -inc: Speedometer, Odometer, Traction Battery Level, Power/Regen, Traction Battery Temperature, Trip Odometer and Trip Computer

Power Rear Windows

Leather/Metal-Look Steering Wheel

Front Cupholder

Rear Cupholder

Compass

Proximity Key For Doors And Push Button Start

Remote Keyless Entry w/Integrated Key Transmitter, Illuminated Entry and Panic Button

Remote Releases -Inc: Mechanical Charge Port Door

Cruise Control w/Steering Wheel Controls

Dual Zone Front Automatic Air Conditioning

HVAC -inc: Underseat Ducts

Glove Box

Driver Foot Rest

Cloth Trimmed Heated Bucket Seats -inc: 100% sustainable seat fabric, 4-way manual driver seat, 2-way manual passenger seat and 4-way adjustable front headrests

Interior Trim -inc: Metal-Look Interior Accents

Full Cloth Headliner

Cloth Door Trim Insert

Leather/Metal-Look Gear Shift Knob

Day-Night Rearview Mirror

Driver And Passenger Visor Vanity Mirrors w/Driver And Passenger Illumination

Full Floor Console w/Covered Storage and 2 12V DC Power Outlets

Front Map Lights

Fade-To-Off Interior Lighting

Full Carpet Floor Covering -inc: Carpet Front And Rear Floor Mats

Carpet Floor Trim

Cargo Area Concealed Storage

Rigid Cargo Cover

Cargo Features -inc: Cargo Tray/Organizer and Spare Tire Mobility Kit

Cargo Space Lights

SYNC Communications & Entertainment System -inc: 911 Assist, VHR, SYNC Services, AppLink, Bluetooth, steering wheel controls, USB port and auxiliary input jack

FOB Controls -inc: Trunk/Hatch/Tailgate

Integrated Navigation System w/Voice Activation

Instrument Panel Bin, Driver / Passenger And Rear Door Bins

Power 1st Row Windows w/Front And Rear 1-Touch Up/Down

Delayed Accessory Power

Power Door Locks w/Autolock Feature

Systems Monitor

Trip Computer

Outside Temp Gauge

Digital/Analog Display

Manual Adjustable Rear Head Restraints

Front Center Armrest

1 Seatback Storage Pocket

Perimeter Alarm

Engine Immobilizer

2 12V DC Power Outlets

Air Filtration

Electronic Stability Control (ESC)

ABS Traction Control

Side Impact Beams

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags

Rear Parking Sensors

Tire Specific Low Tire Pressure Warning

Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags

Curtain 1st And 2nd Row Airbags

Airbag Occupancy Sensor

Driver Knee Airbag

Mykey System -inc: Top Speed Limiter, Audio Volume Limiter, Early Low Fuel Warning, Programmable Sound Chimes and Beltminder w/Audio Mute

Rear Child Safety Locks

Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Rear Center 3 Point, Height Adjusters and Pretensioners

Back-Up Camera

 
ENGINE: 107KW ELECTRIC MOTOR
$0

 
TRANSMISSION: 1-SPEED AUTOMATIC
$0

 
EQUIPMENT GROUP 300A
$0

 
TUXEDO BLACK METALLIC
$0

 
INGOT SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
ICE STORM METALLIC
$0

 
OXFORD WHITE
$0

 
BLUE CANDY METALLIC TINTED CLEARCOAT
$395

 
WHITE PLATINUM METALLIC TRI-COAT
$595

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
MEDIUM LIGHT STONE, CLOTH TRIMMED HEATED BUCKET SEATS
$0

 
LIGHT STONE, LEATHER-TRIMMED BUCKET SEATS
$995

 
EXTERIOR PROTECTION PACKAGE
$245

 
FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET
$0

 
CHARGE PORT DOOR GRAPHICS (DEALER INSTALLED)
$60

 
CAR COVER (DEALER INSTALLED)
$375

 
CHARGE CORD BAG (DEALER INSTALLED)
$60


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