Ford’s first actual try at an electrical car has been fairly successful with critics.
The Mustang Mach-E changed the Tesla Mannequin 3 as Shopper Experiences’ Prime Choose in February 2022. It was named the Prime Automobile within the Vehicle Affiliation of America (AAA) Automobile Information in Could. Automobile and Driver awarded it the journal’s first EV of the Yr award in June 2021.
It was named the Utility of the Yr on the 2021 North American Automobile and Truck of the Yr awards — some of the prestigious awards within the automotive trade.
All of the reward helps Ford tackle Tesla, the largest model in EV’s within the U.S. when it comes to gross sales.
Ford’s determination to name its first EV a Mustang drew some criticism from purists, with some arguing the car is not an actual Mustang. However Ford wished to place its first EV as a brash and enjoyable automotive that pulls on its heritage.
The very best-end Mach-E is the GT, which may journey from 0-60 mph in as quick as 3.5 seconds. Tesla’s Mannequin Y Efficiency, which prices about $7,000 greater than the GT, claims the identical acceleration time and has an extended vary.
However reviewers have stated the Mach-E has some options in its favor, aside from its cheaper price, such an in-vehicle leisure system that is simpler to make use of, superior driver-assistance options and higher reliability.
Watch the video to see CNBC’s Rob Ferris take the automotive out for a check drive.