Compare 2013 Ford Focus Electric vs 2013 Chevrolet Volt

2013 Ford Focus Electric
2013 Chevrolet Volt
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5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB N/A N/A $36,554 $39,200
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5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB 35 40 $37,579 $39,145
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,554
$37,579
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,200
$39,145
Monthly Payment Estimate
$653 / month
$652 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
If you can afford it, the 2013 Chevrolet Volt is one of only a handful of plug-in hybrids on the market, and among the best.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 35 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 40 mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 4
EPA Classification
Compact Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.900 53.73
Second Leg Room (in)
33.200 34.10
Front Head Room (in)
38.300 37.80
Passenger Capacity
5 4
Second Hip Room (in)
52.700 51.21
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.600 56.52
Second Head Room (in)
37.900 36.02
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.700 53.90
Front Leg Room (in)
43.700 42.05
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.700 90.0
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.600 62.10
Wheelbase (in)
104.300 105.70
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.800 70.40
Track Width, Front (in)
60.500 61.20
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
172.900 177.10
Height, Overall (in)
58.200 56.64
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.500 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 10.6
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Regenerative
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.600 x - TBD - 11.80 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.000 x - TBD - 11.50 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA 9.3
Steering
Steering Type
Electric Rack-&-Pinion Electric Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - 2.80
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.000 15.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.700 36.00
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P215/55R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA 5GN
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P215/55R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA 5GN
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3640 3781
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x 7.0
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I4
Fuel System
NA Electronic Fuel Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ - TBD - 273
Engine Order Code
994 LUU
Displacement
NA 1.4L/85
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ - TBD - 149
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
99 93
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA 37
Battery Range (mi)
76 38
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA 40
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
110 101
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
105 98
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA 35
Transmission
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44H MKA
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front wheel drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Type
1 1
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Electric Chevrolet Volt
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.630 NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.004 NA
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Compound Crank
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA 5.0
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA -
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
Rollover Rating

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