Ford Focus Electric EPA Rating: 105 MPGe and 76-Mile Range
The Ford Focus Electric has now received its EPA rating and things are looking great for the green compact, as its 105 MPGe (miles per gallon equivalent) and 76 mile range make it the most efficient five-seater on the US market.
To be more specific, the electron-driven focus gets and EPA rating of 110MPG3 on urban roads and 99 MPG3 on the highway. To get an idea of what that means, we’ll tell you that the 2012 Chevy VOlt gets 94 MPGe, the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid offeres 95 MPGe, the Mitsubishi sits at 112 MPGe, the Nissan Leaf retursn 99 MPGe, while the Tesla Roadster offers 119 MPGe.
Ford highlights the fact that the Focus Electric beats the Nissan Leaf both in terms of efficiency and range, but we also have to keep in mind that while the Blue Oval’s vehicle will set you back $39,200, the Leaf can be yours for $35,200.
By Andrei Tutu