2016 Ford Focus Electric
The Focus Electric is a 5-door hatchback electric car produced by Ford Motor Company. It was originally released for the U.S. market in 2011, while in Europe came one year later. It is the company’s first full production, all-electric passenger vehicle. It is based on the standard, third generation of Focus. These two cars share glider, so we can say that except powertrain, everything else is almost identical. After three years of production, company plans to make some modifications, in order to keep model fresh. The 2016 Ford Focus Electric will come with several changes, both outside and inside the car, while powertrain will remain pretty much unchanged.
2016 Ford Focus Electric redesign
The 2016 Ford Focus Electric will come with some modifications, when it is about exterior. Most of the changes will be made at the front. New model will feature slightly different front fascia, with modified headlights and grille without squashed-like variation. The rear end will also come slightly modified, but those changes will be barely notable on the first sight. When it is about interior, 2016 Ford Focus Electric will come with center-mounted eight-inch touchscreen with updated MyFord Touch infotainment system, which features upgraded Bluetooth connectivity and several new applications. It comes with traction and stability control systems and also with a tire tension tracking system as standard features. Compared to standard model, 2016 Ford Focus Electric will feature less payload because of batteries and other powertrain components.
2016 Ford Focus Electric powertrain
When it is about powertrain, 2016 Ford Focus will come pretty much unchanged. It will feature the same electric motor rated at 100 kilowatts (130 hp) and 23 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, which together deliver 92 kW (125 PS; 123 bhp) and 181 lb·ft (245 N·m) of torque. This car has top speed around 85 mph, while overall fuel economy is equivalent to 105 mpg. Car’s EPA certified all-electric range is 76 miles.
2016 Ford Focus Electric price
One of the biggest selling points of this car will be price. The 2016 Focus Electric will come with significant 6000 dollars price cut, so base price should be around 29.000 dollars, which is even less than best-selling Nissan LEAF. New model is expected to come by the end of year.
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