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Compare 2016 Ford Focus Electric vs 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

2016 Ford Focus Electric
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
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5-Door HB
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Focus Electric 5-Door HB N/A N/A $27,858 $29,170
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4-Door HB SE
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
e-Golf 4-Door HB SE N/A N/A $27,835 $28,995
e-Golf 4-Door HB SEL Premium N/A N/A $34,171 $35,595
Pricing
Invoice Price
$27,858
$27,835
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,170
$28,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$486 / month
$483 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
8.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2016 Ford Focus Electric is fun to drive, though its range is lower than the Nissan Leaf and others; its "regular car" looks may appeal to some, but it's sold only in small numbers in a handful of markets. The 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf is a competent electric car, but its specs are less competitive than before.
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Fuel Economy
City
0 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
0 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Compact Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Shoulder Room (in)
53.7 53.9
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.2
Front Hip Room (in)
53.9 -
Second Leg Room (in)
33.2 35.6
Front Head Room (in)
38.3 38.4
Passenger Volume (ft³)
90.7 93.5
Second Hip Room (in)
52.7 -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
55.6 55.9
Second Head Room (in)
37.9 38.1
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Exterior Dimensions
Height, Overall (in)
58.2 57.1
Track Width, Rear (in)
59.6 59.5
Wheelbase (in)
104.3 103.6
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.8 70.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.5 60.8
Length, Overall (in)
172.9 168.1
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- 5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
14.5 22.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 52.7
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.9 11.3
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)
10.7 10.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.7 35.8
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P205/55HR16
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/50HR17 P205/55HR16
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3640 3380
Wheels
Front Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17 X 7 16 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Electric
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
184 199
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 115
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
99 105
Battery Range (mi)
76 83
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
110 126
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
105 116
Transmission
Trans Order Code
44H NA
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.82 3.61
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
- 2.70
First Gear Ratio (:1)
- 2.70
Summary
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Vehicle Name
Ford Focus Electric Volkswagen e-Golf
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Short And Long Arm Multi-Link

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