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  Automatic (A1) Automatic (variable gear ratios) Automatic (A1) Automatic (A1)
  MSRP: $59,900 - $105,400 MSRP: $39,200 MSRP: $35,200 - $37,250 MSRP: $29,125 - $31,125
  2012 Tesla Model S 2012 Ford Focus Electric 2012 Nissan Leaf 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
EPA Fuel Economy

1 gallon of gasoline=33.7 kWh

Electricity Electricity Electricity Electricity
Combined MPG:89 MPGe
City MPGe:88 Highway MPGe:90
combined
city/highway
city highway
Combined MPG:105 MPGe
City MPGe:110 Highway MPGe:99
combined
city/highway
city highway
Combined MPG:99 MPGe
City MPGe:106 Highway MPGe:92
combined
city/highway
city highway
Combined MPG:112 MPGe
City MPGe:126 Highway MPGe:99
combined
city/highway
city highway
38 kWh/100 mi 32 kWh/100 mi 34 kWh/100 mi 30 kWh/100 mi
EPA range: 265 miles
265 miles
Total Range
EPA range: 76 miles
76 miles
Total Range
EPA range: 73 miles
73 miles
Total Range
EPA range: 62 miles
62 miles
Total Range
Unofficial MPG Estimates from Vehicle Owners

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Average based on 1 vehicle
85.6 MPG
User MPG estimates are not yet available for this vehicle
Average based on 9 vehicles
128.2 MPG
68

Lo

185

Hi

Average based on 2 vehicles
144.3 MPG
117

Lo

189

Hi

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You save or spend*

Note: The average 2015 vehicle
gets 24 MPG

You SAVE
$4,500
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
You SAVE
$5,000
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
You SAVE
$5,000
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
You SAVE
$5,250
in fuel costs over 5 years
compared to the
average new vehicle
Annual Fuel Cost*$700$600$600$550
Cost to Drive 25 Miles$1.14$0.96$1.02$0.90
Cost to Fill the Tank
Tank Size

*Based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel prices. Personalize.

MSRP and tank size data provided by Edmunds.com, Inc.

Range on a tank and refueling costs assume 100% of fuel in tank will be used before refueling.

  2012 Tesla Model S 2012 Ford Focus Electric 2012 Nissan Leaf 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Energy Impact Score Additional Information

Annual Petroleum Consumption


- U.S. barrel
- Imported barrel


1 barrel = 42 gallons

Electricity Electricity Electricity Electricity
0.2 barrels 0.2 barrels 0.2 barrels 0.2 barrels
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Additional Information





Electricity Electricity Electricity Electricity

0 grams per mile

0 grams per mile

0 grams per mile

0 grams per mile

For model years 2012 and earlier, tailpipe CO2 is estimated using an EPA emissions factor and does not reflect direct test results.

EPA Smog Rating Additional Information
       

*Based on 45% highway, 55% city driving, 15,000 annual miles and current fuel prices. Personalize.

NHTSA Crash Test Results
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Safety Ratings


For more information visit:
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LEAF 
Overall
5 5 star rating
Front
4 4 star rating
Side
5 5 star rating
Rollover
4 4 star rating
IMIEV 
Overall
4 4 star rating
Front
4 4 star rating
Side
3 3 star rating
Rollover
4 4 star rating
Vehicle Specification Data
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EPA Size Class Additional Information Large Cars Compact Cars Midsize Cars Subcompact Cars
Drive Rear-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Front-Wheel Drive Rear-Wheel Drive
Start-Stop Technology No No No No
Gas Guzzler No No No No
Turbocharger No No No No
Supercharger No No No No
Passenger Volume 94 ft3 (Hatchback) 90 ft3 (Hatchback) 90 ft3 (Hatchback) 85 ft3 (Hatchback)
Luggage Volume 26 ft3 (Hatchback) 14 ft3 (Hatchback) 23 ft3 (Hatchback) 13 ft3 (Hatchback)
Engine Descriptor Additional Information
Transmission Descriptor Additional Information
Electric Motor/Battery 260 kW AC Induction 107 kW AC Induction 80 kW DCPM 49 kW DCPM
Time to Charge Battery 12 hrs at 240V 4 hrs at 240V 7 hrs at 240V 7 hrs at 240V

Miles on a tank and refueling cost for gasoline only assumes 90% of fuel in tank will be used before refueling.

Personalized estimates are currently not available for this vehicle.

DISCLAIMER: Average user estimates are based on data from My MPG users rather than official sources. Since the source data cannot be verified, neither DOE nor EPA guarantees the accuracy of these estimates.

This vehicle did not use any gasoline for the first 21 miles in EPA tests. However, depending on how you drive the vehicle, you may use both gasoline and electricity during the first 21 miles following a full charge.

This vehicle did not use any gasoline for the first 21 miles in EPA tests. However, depending on how you drive the vehicle, you may use both gasoline and electricity during the first 21 miles following a full charge.