Ford Focus Electric gets repriced in the U.S. image

The North American based automaker Ford has officially announced a price drop for the Focus Electric on its local auto market.

According to the car manufacturer, the Ford Focus Electric has just become more affordable to its future customers as the model is now 6,500 USD cheaper, from 32,500 USD to 28,800 USD. Ford has managed to sell just 1,534 units of the Focus EV by the end of September 2014 and 1,335 units of the model have been sold in the first nine months of 2013. In a quick comparison, Nissan has managed to sell 3,000 units a month in the U.S. of the Leaf, as the model is starting in at 29,010 USD.

As you probably remember, the Ford Focus Electric has been in production since 2011 and the model is being assembled at the Michigan Assembly Plant, being offered in a single body style, a 5-door hatchback. The vehicle is taking its power from an electric synchronous motor, which is producing a total output of 143 HP (107 kW), taking its juice from the 23 kWh lithium-ion battery. The Focus EV has a total range of 122 km (76 miles) and it stands at 4,359 mm long, 2,060 mm wide and 1,466 mm tall.