Ford F-150 Lightning Gets Price Bump, Range Boost

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The all-electric Ford F-150 Lightning pickup drives down a forest trailA brand new spherical of customers who reserved a Ford F-150 Lightning electrical truck can place their orders beginning Thursday. However they’ll pay greater than the final group did.

Ford’s first electrical model of its best-selling F-150 pickup proved so common that the automaker bought a number of years’ price of reservations inside a number of months. It shut down the reservation line quickly after opening it, and has allowed clients to put orders in waves.

Wave two will begin Thursday, Ford introduced this morning.

Patrons within the second wave get a barely improved truck. Lightnings with the smaller, normal vary battery, Ford says, “could have a focused EPA-estimated vary of 240 miles – up from 230 miles.”

They’ll even have the choice of including Professional Trailer Hitch Help, which “mechanically controls steering, throttle and brake inputs to make hitching trailers simpler.” It’s now normal on the Tow Know-how Bundle, in addition to on sure Lariat trims and the top-of-the-line Platinum trim.

However the enhancements include a worth improve.

The Finish of the Sub-$40,000 Electrical Pickup?

The rise could sign the tip of the sub-$40,000 electrical pickup. Previous to immediately, the least-expensive electrical F-150 carried a price ticket of $39,974. That model, the Lightning Professional, has seen an eye-popping $7,000 worth enhance.

Simply final week, Tesla CEO Elon Musk introduced that the Tesla Cybertruck wouldn’t be accessible for its promised sub-$40,000 price ticket. Chevrolet, in the intervening time, nonetheless says it has focused a sticker worth slightly below $40,000 for its upcoming Silverado EV. However that truck stays greater than a yr out. Seeing the competitors elevate costs could make GM do the identical.

Ford F-150 Lightning Pricing:

Ford additionally prices a compulsory $1,075 supply charge on all Lightnings.

Trim Stage MSRP
Professional  $46,974
XLT  $59,474
XLT Excessive  $68,474
XLT Excessive / Prolonged Vary  $80,974
Lariat  $74,474
Lariat Prolonged Vary  $85,974
Platinum Prolonged Vary  $96,874

 

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