Published on September 29, 2020 |
By Zachary Shahan
September 29, 2020 by Zachari Shahan
The Ford Mustang Mach-E is one of the few vehicles today that really excited me. It is a compelling vehicle that keeps my neck down. The good news is that it was only slightly cheaper.
Ford cut the price of one of the two versions of the Ford Mustang Mach-E earlier today. The Mustang Mach-E premium has been reduced by $ 3,000 and is now $ 47,000 (before the $ 7,500 federal EV tax credit). The Mustang Much-E First Edition, some of the more spicy versions of the Mach-e Premium, instead saw a $ 1,000 price cut – or, as some have explained it, the base price is still under $ 3,000 but The first edition package has increased from $ 2,000. (Understood?)
What is the reason for the price drop? According to Ford, it is in a “segment that is witnessing dynamic pricing changes.” Some have taken that means there are some consumer demand concerns. Some fans on a Mustang Much-E forum thread have commented on the reason behind the price drop, however, see it as a direct answer to the yet-to-be-revealed price of the Volkswagen ID4, which many expected was lower . The ID.4, which has a very similar body type and design, starts at $ 39,995, while its first edition trim starts at $ 43,995.
One commenter noted that the ID.4 reservation sold out in a day, reflecting the high demand for the new, cheaper electric crossover / SUV.
Regarding the limit on a full charge, what is one of the most important matters for electric vehicle buyers? Well, ID.4 does quite well there too. It has a reported range of 250 miles, while these are the range provided for different Mustang Mach-E trims:
- Standard Range (SR) RWD: Select 230 mi
- Standard Range (SR) AWD: Select 210 mi
- Premium SR RWD: 230 mi
- Premium SR AWD: 210 mi
- Premium Standard Range (SR) RWD: 300 mi
- Premium Standard Range (SR) AWD: 270 mi
- First Edition (ER AWD): 270 mi
- California Route 1 (ER RWD): 300 mi
- GT (ER AWD): 235 mi
One is the places where the Mustang Mach-E wins, however, it should have a bigger touchscreen and I think the overall interior. Additionally, it is quick.
Something else slipped out with price reductions – specific numbers for acceleration of vehicles from 0 mph to 60 mph. Here are 0-60 mph glasses:
- Choose: 5.8 seconds (RWD), 5.2 seconds (AWD)
- Route 1: 6.1 seconds (RWD)
- Premium: 6.1 seconds (ER RWD), 4.8 seconds (ER AWD), 5.8 seconds (SR RWD), 5.2 seconds (SR AWD)
Fay: 4.8 seconds (ER AWD)
The ID.4’s 0-60 mph time is reportedly between 7 and 8 seconds.
However, I think both vehicles are more likely to drive customers away from gasoline vehicles of their respective brands. The Mustang Mach-E should be left to many typical Ford Escape buyers, and perhaps to general Mustang buyers as well. Although Mustang Mach-E costs more, it can easily happen Escape In terms of total cost of ownership.
The new pricing will need to adjust my calculations a bit, but the general story is the same as it was before – the Mustang Mach-E is a much better vehicle than a Ford Escape at a lower total cost of ownership.
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