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by Juniper49
Tue May 30, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?
Replies: 13
Views: 12083

Re: Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?

Seems like a no brainer to me - the FFE. Sorry for the rant below. I'll never understand hybrids of any kind. I vaguely understand the Rex unit on a BMW i3 - but that's only because it is a super small engine that runs a generator and is really more an emergency thing than those complex things in t...
by Juniper49
Mon May 29, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: Buy or lease 2017 Focus Electric
Replies: 5
Views: 5893

Buy or lease 2017 Focus Electric

I will be making a decision in the next day or two about how to best acquire a new FFE. Can't decide on lease vs purchase? I have the cash for a purchase and can get up to $12,500 tax credits, so if its $28k, less $12,500, I am really paying $16,000 net. But I then have to sell it at some point in t...
by Juniper49
Mon May 29, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?
Replies: 13
Views: 12083

Re: Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?

The big question is how much distance are we talking about? In the winter the old FFE (pre2017) could get around 30 miles a charge on those really cold days but since its a 3rd car why is this even a question? Just take one of the other cars (for that reason alone I'd go with the FFE). Note that al...
by Juniper49
Mon May 29, 2017 6:20 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?
Replies: 13
Views: 12083

Buy Focus Electric or C Max Energi?

I would appreciate any feedback from others about which one is a better choice for me? It would be a third (around town car) and I am retired with Solar panels on my home's roof. It seems that the Energi has so little battery use and the Focus Electric may not give me the distance in a high altitude...

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