Electric Vehicles

Ford Opens Reservations for 2012 Focus Electric

November 07, 2011

SEATTLE, WA – Ford Motor Co. on Nov. 2 launched a new dedicated website that lets potential car buyers configure the 2012 model-year Ford Focus Electric online and locate a local certified dealer to place a single order. The base MSRP for the vehicle is $39,995, and the federal tax credit is $7,500.

2012 Ford Focus Electric
2012 Ford Focus Electric

 Prospective buyers can view detailed product specs and virtually build and price the vehicle here

 Focus Electric comes standard with: 

  • MyFord Touch with 8-inch touchscreen
  • Two driver-configurable 4.2-inch color LCD displays in cluster for EV driving screens
  • MyFord Mobile App (for remotely monitoring and scheduling battery charging with owners’ smartphone as well as remote start)
  • HID Headlamps
  • 17-inch aluminum wheels, ambient lighting, seats made from 100-percent recycled material
  • Rear camera with rear parking sensor
  • Intelligent Access with push-button start
  • MyKey
  • Voice-activated navigation system
  • Particulate air filter
  • Hands-free SYNC Bluetooth telephone connectivity with traffic, direction and information services
  • Electronic traction control
  • Sony-branded audio with nine speakers
  • Sirius satellite radio and HD Radio.

The Focus Electric’s battery can be recharged in just over three hours using a 240-volt charging station. Drivers also can top off the battery with any standard 120-volt outlet using the included charging cord.
 
A limited number of Focus Electrics will first be available in California and the New York/New Jersey regions. Ford said availability of the Focus Electric will expand next year as production ramps up. The retail launch markets include: Atlanta, Austin and Houston, Texas; Boston, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, New York, Orlando, Fla.; Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; Portland, Ore.; Raleigh and Durham, N.C.; Richmond, Va.; Seattle, and Washington, D.C.

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