Milam
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Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:48 am

I have a new 2016 FFE.

It got down to 3 degrees here.

Worked great. Mileage suffered of course.

The mileage dropped to 45 fully charged.

But the car did great in the cold and snow.

Very pleased with the car.

Looking to lease or purchase a 2017 FFE.
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Tom Milam
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2016 Ford Focus Electric
2012 VW TDI Touareg
2014 CNG Honda
2012 CNG Honda
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Dual Fuel - CNG
2007 Cirrus SR22 TN

fbitz777
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Location: Wexford, PA

Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:51 pm

Milam wrote:I have a new 2016 FFE.

It got down to 3 degrees here.

Worked great. Mileage suffered of course.

The mileage dropped to 35 fully charged.

But the car did great in the cold and snow.

Very pleased with the car.

Looking to lease or purchase a 2017 FFE.
I am confused, Did you buy your 2016 new very recently or used, seems like the 2017 is only a few months out.
My 2016 has over 16,000 miles so I feel like at 2017 will be worth (assuming I can get some on the trade)
2014 FFE ..replaced with a 2016 FFE by Ford. Loved it...sold early 2017
2017 Tesla X75 2017 Bolt EV Premier

Milam
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Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Wed Jan 11, 2017 12:57 pm

Mine was a California Buy Back.
It had 826 miles on it.
I paid roughly 50% of the sticker price.
Came with Leather.

I bought this car as a play toy.
I have found, that it is actually not only fun to drive, but works great.

Yes, I may order a 2017.
The extra range would be nice.

Pleasantly surprised.

Someone on the Forum suggested that larger battery packs may be possible.
But I have called several dealers, looking for a 2017.

Have the 2017 been put into production yet?
Tom Milam
milam@inglesrud.com
2016 Ford Focus Electric
2012 VW TDI Touareg
2014 CNG Honda
2012 CNG Honda
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Dual Fuel - CNG
2007 Cirrus SR22 TN

fbitz777
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Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:41 pm

My dealer has a confirmed order on a 2017FFE as of last week and I'd assume we are less than 90 days out.

I'd be slightly under 20k after the fed tax credit. Not sure I can get 10k for my used one though (16,000 miles).
2014 FFE ..replaced with a 2016 FFE by Ford. Loved it...sold early 2017
2017 Tesla X75 2017 Bolt EV Premier

Milam
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Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Wed Jan 11, 2017 1:54 pm

fbitz777


I agree with you.

The car is much nicer than expected.

Purchased it from Zech Ford in Kansas City, Kansas.

Pleasant experience. Would recommend them easily.
Tom Milam
milam@inglesrud.com
2016 Ford Focus Electric
2012 VW TDI Touareg
2014 CNG Honda
2012 CNG Honda
2011 Chevrolet Tahoe Dual Fuel - CNG
2007 Cirrus SR22 TN

Robert123
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Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:38 pm

Same dealer I bought my buyback orphan from. Same experience too with customer service. Nice folks.

FYI.. I think they move a lot of the CA FFE buybacks. They had two when I got mine.
2015 FFE "Orphan"
Adopted October 2016 w/ 3k miles

CWD
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Location: Northern Illinois

Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:40 pm

Last June I purchased a used 2013 FFE from a local independent dealer. They buy at various auction lots. Mine was originally shipped to a dealer in Roswell, NM and leased by a individual in Wichata, KS. I have to Maroney label which shows the original destination and the previous owner neglected to clear out his info from the navigation and phone book. I contacted him thru Facebook so he had the option of ignoring me but he did respond and gave me some info about his time with the car. 2 year lease and only put on 15300 miles. I've had it 6 months and have already put on 10K. I'm going to replace the 12 volt battery soon. what about an Optima deep cycle?
2013 Focus Electric in Platinum White, 2003 PT Cruiser GT (gas guzzler), 1946 Farmall A ;-)

Jamez
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Location: Toronto, Ontario

Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:08 am

The 2017's started production in late November, and last I checked in December, the first to Canada were completed and waiting.
It should be any day now that I get the call to come and see it (I have first right of refusal on what I believe is the first to Canada).

I'll report back when I have more info.
Jamez

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Robert123
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Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Thu Jan 26, 2017 12:10 pm

Service updates done. Dealer put in a new battery (it was toast). Life is good :)
2015 FFE "Orphan"
Adopted October 2016 w/ 3k miles

la3ux
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Re: Interesting Cold Weather Event

Sat Oct 26, 2019 2:16 pm

I have a 2013 FFE and live in cold climate in Norway (same winter temperature as Alaska). Since I bought it 5 years ago the car refuse to charge at temp's below 0 C (freezing). It gives a yellow key sign and it runs normal, but can't charge even if it is always plugged into my home AC supply. Has been delivered to dealer but they have no suggestion for solution except replace the charger port. However, charger port is 100% OK when temp is above 0 C. I have charged and used the car for 5 years, only problem is sub-zero temperature.
I have given up this car for winter use, I have reliable Dodge cars for winter use. Next BEV will not be a Ford.

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