Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2013 - 2015
In 2017 this car was replaced by: Ford Focus Electric 33 kWh

Trims

Discontinued
23 kWh 33 kWh

Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh

Technical Specifications of Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2013 - 2015
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
Germany USA
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Hatchback Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
76 mi
Range NEDC
Range according to NEDC ratings. NEDC is an old standard, replaced by WLTP after September 2018.
101 mi
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
25.8 kWh 258 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
23 kWh 19.6 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
6.6 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
Type 1 (J1772)
Type 1 (J1772) charge port

Performance

Drive Type
PMSM: Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor. IM: AC Induction Motor
FWD: PMSM
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
107 kW (143 hp) 184 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
11.4 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
84 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
171.6 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
71.8 in 71.8 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
57.7 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
104.3 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
5
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
3624 lb
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
8.4 ft3 39.7 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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How Far Can You Go in Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh

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Charging Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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About Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh

The Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh is an all-electric front-wheel drive hatchback. It came out in 2013. Ford stopped making the 23 kWh in 2015 and replaced it with the Ford Focus Electric 33 kWh.

The Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh has a 23 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 76 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 25.8 kWh per 100 miles (or 258 Wh/mile) — ranked №637 out of 662 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh is equipped with a powertrain that delivers up to 107 kW (143 hp) of power and 184 lb-ft of torque.

This enables a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 11.4 seconds (ranked №574 out of 662 electric vehicles) and a top speed of 84 mph.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh achieves a How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range? of 68–84 miles, placing it at №637 among 662 electric vehicles. However, this range is subject to several influences:

  • Speed: Traveling at higher speeds reduces battery life.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold or hot weather can affect range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous landscapes decrease range.
  • Driving habits: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Feature usage: Climate control and media systems also influence range.

It's important to acknowledge that these are estimations, and your actual driving range may differ. Consider these factors when planning your trip and be ready for potential charging stops.

Utilize the interactive EV Navigation map for trip planning assistance.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

In the USA Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh has a Type 1 (J1772) charge port.

  • You can charge it at home using a standard domestic socket or plug into any public AC charging station using the right cable. Keep in mind that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 6.6 kW, which translates to approximately 23 miles of range added per hour of charging.
  • The car doesn't support DC charging

Estimate charging time, rate and cost using Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Here are the dimensions and weight for the Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh:

  • Length: 171.6 in
  • Width: 71.8 in (including side mirrors) or 71.8 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 57.7 in
  • Wheelbase: 104.3 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: 3624 lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Ford Focus Electric 23 kWh cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 8.4 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №583 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 39.7 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №423 out of 662 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

Ratings

2.9

Design

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3.0

Performance

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3.0

Desirability

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