2012 Ford Focus Electric will do 100 MPGe
The Blue Oval automaker has announced this week that the upcoming 2012 Focus Electric will be the first all-electric vehicle that has seating for five people that will be able to have a fuel efficiency rating of 100 miles per gallon equivalent (100 MPGe), which is 1 MPGe more than the Nissan Leaf and 7 MPGe more than the Chevrolet Volt.
To understand how economical the car will be, it will cost you about $2.10 to use it for 80 miles. This figure is based on the amount of energy it takes and on the U.S. national average cost of a kilowatt-hour. Travelling with a traditional gasoline-powered car that returns 30 mpg will cost you $8.80, with a price per gallon of $3.30.
The 2012 Ford Focus Electric is already available on order in California, New York and New Jersey, and next year its availability will be increased to an additional number of 15 states thanks to the fact that Ford will increase the production rate.
Source: Ford via WCF
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