Compare 2014 Ford Focus Electric vs 2014 Honda Insight

2014 Ford Focus Electric
2014 Honda Insight
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5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB N/A N/A $27,202 $29,170
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5-Door CVT PZEV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door CVT 41 44 $17,842 $18,725
5-Door CVT PZEV 41 44 $17,842 $18,725
5-Door CVT LX 41 44 $19,526 $20,500
5-Door CVT PZEV LX 41 44 $19,526 $20,500
5-Door CVT EX 41 44 $21,130 $22,190
5-Door CVT PZEV EX 41 44 $21,130 $22,190
5-Door CVT w/Navi EX 41 44 $22,767 $23,915
5-Door CVT w/Navi PZEV EX 41 44 $22,767 $23,915
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,202
$17,842
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,170
$18,725
Monthly Payment Estimate
$486 / month
$312 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2014 Honda Insight is one of the better-handling small hybrids, but it faces tough competitors who beat it on gas mileage, interior space, and features.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg 41 mpg
Highway
N/A mpg 44 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 50.4
Front Leg Room (in)
43.7 42.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.7 85
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 51.6
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 33
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.4
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 48.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 52.7
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 36.4
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 56.2
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 58
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 100.4
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 66.7
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 58.3
Length, Overall (in)
172.9 172.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.5 15.9
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 31.5
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 10.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.7 7.9
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 7.9
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 36.1
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P185/60TR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P185/60TR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3640 2747
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 15 X 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA Compact
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 123 @ 1000
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 98 @ 5800
Engine Type
Electric Gas/Electric I-4
Displacement
- 1.3 L/82
Fuel System
- Sequential MPI
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
99 -
Battery Range (mi)
76 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
110 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
105 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- 42 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- 44 (Est)
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- 41 (Est)
Transmission
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.82 4.20
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44H NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic CVT w/OD
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 3.17 - 0.53
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 4.51
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Electric Honda Insight
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- 10.6
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- 332
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- 4.4 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
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Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
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Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
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Side Barrier Rating Driver
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Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
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Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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