Compare 2013 Ford Focus Electric vs 2013 Nissan Leaf

2013 Ford Focus Electric
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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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4-Door HB S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB S N/A N/A $26,986 $28,800
4-Door HB SV N/A N/A $29,810 $31,820
4-Door HB SL N/A N/A $32,635 $34,840
Pricing
Invoice Price
$36,554
$26,986
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$39,200
$28,800
Monthly Payment Estimate
$653 / month
$480 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2013 is the greenest car you can buy--if you can live with between 70 and 100 miles of driving range on a full battery charge.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
Number of Passenger Doors
4 -
EPA Classification
Compact Midsize
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
53.900 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
33.200 33.3
Front Head Room (in)
38.300 41.2
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.700 50.0
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.600 54.3
Second Head Room (in)
37.900 37.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.700 52.5
Front Leg Room (in)
43.700 42.1
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.700 92.4
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.800 69.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.500 60.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 6.3
Length, Overall (in)
172.900 175.0
Height, Overall (in)
58.200 61.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.600 60.4
Wheelbase (in)
104.300 106.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- TBD - 30.0
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.500 24.0
Brakes
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 - 11.14 x 1.1
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 - 11.5 x 0.63
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - 36.1
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
17.000 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.700 34.1
Steering Type
Electric Rack-&-Pinion Electric Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P225/50R17 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50R17 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
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 3256
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 16 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
NA - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
NA NA
Engine
Fuel System
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
181 @ - TBD - 187 @ - TBD -
Engine Order Code
994 EM61
Displacement
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ - TBD - 107 @ - TBD -
Engine Type
Electric Electric
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
99 102
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
NA NA
Battery Range (mi)
76 75
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
NA NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
110 129
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
105 115
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
NA NA
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
NA 7.9377
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
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
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44H RE1F61A
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback 4 Door Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Electric Nissan LEAF
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.630 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
N/A - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.004 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA w/Coil Springs
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
NA NA
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
NA NA
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
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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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