Compare 2012 Toyota RAV4 EV vs 2012 Ford Focus Electric

2012 Toyota RAV4 EV
2012 Ford Focus Electric
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FWD 4-Door
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
FWD 4-Door N/A N/A $47,808 $49,800
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5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
5-Door HB N/A N/A $36,127 $39,200
Pricing
Invoice Price
$47,808
$36,127
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,800
$39,200
Monthly Payment Estimate
$830 / month
$653 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
8.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The unlikely Toyota-Tesla partnership has produced what may just be the best battery-electric vehicle below Tesla's own Model S luxury sedan. Its power, 100 miles of real-world range, and interior space add up to a very appealing electric crossover. The 2012 Ford Focus Electric is fun to drive, matches the Nissan Leaf for range and efficiency, and looks just like a "regular" car, which may appeal to some buyers. It's available only in very limited markets, however, and its $40,000 price will likely turn off some potential customers.
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Fuel Economy
City
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Highway
N/A mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sport Utility Vehicle - 2WD Compact
Number of Passenger Doors
- 4
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
52.4 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
39.7 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.3 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.8 43.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
38.3 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.8 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
108.2 90.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
61.4 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.9 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
180.1 172.9
Rear Door Opening Width (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
66.3 58.2
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Track Width, Rear (in)
61.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
104.7 104.3
Rear Door Opening Height (in)
- TBD - -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.5 71.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
73.0 -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 3 (in)
NA -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
NA -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 2 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
37.2 -
Cargo Area Width @ Beltline (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Length @ Floor to Seat 1 (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 44.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 14.5
Brakes
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)
- TBD - 11.0 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 12.6 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
- TBD - 17.0
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 40.7
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Electric Rack-&-Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
- TBD - - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/50R17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Order Code
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/65R17 P225/50R17
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4032 3640
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 x - TBD - 17 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
NA NA
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - NA
Engine
Displacement
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
154 @ 2800 143 @ - TBD -
Engine Type
Electric Electric
Fuel System
NA NA
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
273 181 @ - TBD -
Engine Order Code
NA - TBD -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
- TBD - NA
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
- TBD - NA
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
- TBD - NA
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 99
Battery Range (mi)
- - TBD -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 110
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 105
Transmission
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Four Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA 44H
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.73 NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- TBD - - TBD -
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
- NA
Summary
Body Style
Sport Utility Vehicle Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Toyota RAV4 EV Ford Focus Electric
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - 1.00
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 1.00
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-wishbone Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.63
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
- TBD - NA
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
- TBD - NA

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