Compare 2015 Nissan Leaf vs 2014 Ford Focus Electric

2015 Nissan Leaf
2014 Ford Focus Electric
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4-Door HB S
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door HB S N/A N/A $27,486 $29,010
4-Door HB SV N/A N/A $30,313 $32,000
4-Door HB SL N/A N/A $33,265 $35,120
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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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Invoice Price
$27,486
$27,202
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$29,010
$29,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$484 / month
$486 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2015 Nissan Leaf is the best-selling electric car in the world, and while it's a little appliance-like, it's a real car that delivers a quiet, smooth ride for only pennies per mile.
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Fuel Economy
City
- -
Highway
- -
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Mid-Size Cars Compact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.7 53.9
Second Leg Room (in)
33.3 33.2
Front Head Room (in)
41.2 38.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
92.4 90.7
Second Hip Room (in)
50 52.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
54.3 55.6
Second Head Room (in)
37.3 37.9
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 53.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.1 43.7
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.4 59.6
Wheelbase (in)
106.3 104.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
69.7 71.8
Track Width, Front (in)
60.6 60.5
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 -
Length, Overall (in)
175 172.9
Height, Overall (in)
61 58.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
24 14.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
30 -
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)
11.5 10.7
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.1 10.9
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.2 40.7
Tires
Front Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P225/50HR17
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P205/55HR16 P225/50HR17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3256 3640
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6 17 X 7
Front Wheel Material
Steel Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 X 6 17 X 7
Engine
Engine Type
Electric Electric
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
187 184
Engine Order Code
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
107 143
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
101 99
Battery Range (mi)
84 76
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
126 110
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
114 105
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
7.94 7.82
Trans Type
1 1
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
NA 44H
Summary
Vehicle Name
Nissan LEAF Ford Focus Electric
Body Style
Hatchback Hatchback
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Torsion Beam Short And Long Arm
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
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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