2012 Ford Focus Electric

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Finally FORD is getting into the act! by Kilibreaux on 06/26/2012. Trim: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Electric.
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Pros: It's 100% electric! That means: No GAS, no OIL, no coolant, no radiator, no filters, no exhaust system, no oil changes. The "engine" (motor) has exactly ONE moving part - compare that to a reciprocating mess that is only "refined" in the sense that we've been stuck with it for so long, it has "evolved" into something usable yet still terribly INeffcient.
Cons: Nothing! Well, the PRICE could be lower because that would put more buyers in the seat earlier. I'm not sure if the pricing schedule is part of the overall "scheme" of the oil-dominated auto industry to "play like" they are seriously marketing alternative vehicles to gasoline, while pricing them just high enough so a year or two down the road when sales are lackluster they can cancel the vehicle and claim, "See, we told you nobody wanted electric cars!" We hear all about how expensive are the batteries for these cars yet everyone seems blissfully ignorant to all the STUFF left out - not needed. Electric motor tech is not new, and neither is any other part of what goes into an electric car.
Overall review: Wonderful execution of a GREAT idea for the future!
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Mister by Abc on 10/07/2012. Trim: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Electric.
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Pros: Much better than expected.
Cons: Pricey.
Overall review: Look, it gets it done and puts the Middle East in a position to be very afraid. We can develop better batteries and will in time.
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If only the price was affordable by Johnnie on 09/27/2012. Trim: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Electric.
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Pros: I like the fact that we are building something that will make us less depended on oil and gas. Ref. to recommendation - we should buy and support this type of car only if they can afford it.
Cons: The price is too high. on one hand the the people who can afford this car is might not have that much of a problem affording the gas their using for the car they have now. The people who might not be able to afford the car, it would help them to keep money in their pocket due to the high gas. Why do we make things that will help people at the gas pump, but would not affect their pocket much, and put it out range in term of price for the people that it would help the most. Solar energy is the same way. Just think how it people who don't have much money.... You see my point..
Overall review: We will never rid our depended of oil and gas at this rate with these high prices.
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ford focus enthu by An MSN Autos Consumer on 06/24/2012. Trim: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Electric.
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Pros: style
Cons: Battery Range is under 200 miles.
Overall review: Nice but not cost effective do to low battery range.
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GREAT ELECTRIC CAR! by FUZZYBEAR From South Hadley, Massachusetts on 11/15/2012. Trim: 2012 Ford Focus Electric Electric, Owned less than 1 year.
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Pros: For a commute of less than 40 miles per day one way, this vehicle is perfect. No gas, no oil & only under car maintenance is another plus. Very solid & good handling car. As far as the pricey complaint, I leased a 2012 Focus Electric with a trade-in of a 2010 Honda Insignt, a $12,000 rebate & a buyout after 3 years of about $18,500 with NO LEASE PAYMENTS DUE AT ALL!!!
Cons: Buy it for what it is intended & plan your trips ahead!!
Overall review: Great & green vehicle.
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