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Jun-10-2014

2014 Ford Focus Electric: The Plugin with Much Road Flair

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Despite being a plugin compact, you won’t feel any hesitations for the 2014 Ford Focus Electric. Based heavily on the 2014 Focus Titanium, the Focus Electric offers a plush interior with much style and appeal. Many of the optional features on the regular Focus come standard in the Focus Electric. Although the Focus Electric is limited in cargo capacity because of its rechargeable battery, the nice cabin with its high quality materials pretty much makes up for it. You are sure to like the interior features offered by the 2014 Ford Focus Electric. Inside, you’ll find heated seats, eco-friendly cloth upholstery, power locks and windows, a leather-wrapped steering wheel, a tilt-telescoping steering wheel, push-button start, cruise control, dual zone climate control, an adjustable driver seat.

For its dashboard, the Focus Electric has electronic features that include Ford Sync, an 8” screen with MyFord Touch interface, a navigation system, a 9-speaker Sony audio system with CD player, HD and satellite radio, and Sirius XM Traffic and Travel Link.

For its engine, the 2014 Ford Focus Electric uses a 107KW electric motor connected to a lithium ion battery at its trunk. This setup generates an output of 143 horsepower and 181 lbs. of torque. This engine has a front drivetrain. It is estimated that the Focus Electric can go up to 76 miles on a full charge with a top speed of 84 mph. It will take about four hours to fully charge the battery if plugged in a 240V outlet. On a 120V outlet, it takes longer which is about 18 hours.

According to critics, the 2014 Ford Focus Electric delivers a ride experience that is smooth but pretty sharp. Its acceleration is pretty good and it handles well enough to maneuver through traffic, something which you normally don’t expect in a plugin car.


Mar-24-2014

2014 Ford Focus Electric: For Thrilling Efficiency on the Road

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When talking about how your car is likely to affect your day, the most common response among those who are driving cars that they do not like is that their days gets absolutely ruined. The cost for gas ruins their day, the slow speed ruins their day, and the clunky handling ruins their day. Basically, if the car is not ideal for effective driving, the car is likely to ruin their day. This is why the 2014 Ford Focus Electric is definitely the car for those who do not want their day to be ruined since it has features that can make any day satisfying. The details found here are only among some of the most important that you will want to know about.

Based on how people react to cars they see on the road, the exterior features of the 2014 Ford Focus Electric were carefully crafted to provide customers with the utmost satisfaction. The carved style of the body insures that drag is reduced while also giving it a nice presence. The grille, bumper and everything else give it its attitude. The balance due to the materials and frame then make handling smooth.

Of course, it is when you get into the car that you can really get a feel for how satisfied you will be. With the 2014 Ford Focus Electric and the dimensional benefits that it offers along with the materials and the amenities, satisfaction is practically guaranteed. On top of that, there is the design for cozy driving.

On top of everything else, the suspension and electric motor of the 2014 Ford Focus Electric insures that you have plenty of controllable power that will guarantee fast, effective driving. No longer will the handling give you problems nor will the cost of fuel be an issue.


Feb-06-2014

2014 Ford Focus Electric: High-Tech Features and Impressive Driving Experience

Highly-ranked as one of the most dependable electric vehicles (EV) that offers strong acceleration and snug interior, the 2014 Ford Focus Electric surely has what it takes to survive upscale small cars competition in the market today. Test drivers are even well-pleased by the conventional styling, comfort driving experience and precise steering this EV offers. The 2014 Ford Focus Electric provides everything a normal gas-powered vehicle can offer. Gained an impressive ranking in the selection of the highly regarded hybrid cars by auto reviewers, the Focus Electric is powered by an electric motor linked to a single-speed transmission that delivers a strong eco-friendly power to generate 143-horsepower. The Focus Electric has an EPA-rate of 110 MPGe city and 99 MPGe highway on a fully-charged battery while delivering accurate steering and strong brakes.

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Fully-charged Ford Focus Electric has the capability to reach 76 miles. Using 120-volt home power outlet, the Focus Electric’s battery charging time takes 20 hours but when you utilize the optional 240-volt power in quick charging stations available the standard charging time at home is reduced to about four hours.

For interior styling, the 2014 Ford Focus Electric has premium materials with leather upholstered seats. It also has the comfortable power-adjustable seat for the driver. Impressive tech features are also present like the MyFord touch-screen Infotainment system with Bluetooth capability for smartphones and audio navigation, SYNC, HD/Satellite Radio, 9-speaker Premium Sony sound, navigation system, dual-zone automatic climate control and a control panel which is customizable.

For reliability and safety standard, standard features of the Focus Electric include dedicated airbags system for driver/passengers, traction control, turn signal mirrors, 4-wheel disc brakes, brake assist, electronic stability control, child safety locks and 4-wheel anti-lock brake system.