Kelley Blue Book has just released its Best Buy Awards, and the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e has taken home the title of “Electric Vehicle Best Buy of 2022.” Why did Kelley Blue Book decide that the Mach-e is the best electric vehicle that you can buy right now, and what does this electric SUV come with?
Kelley Blue Book calls the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e the “Sports Car of SUVs”
Kelley Blue Book says, “Behold the Sports Car of SUVs,” and it fits the Mach-e. While the Mustang Mach-e and the traditional Ford Mustang may not have a whole lot in common, there’s no denying that the Mach-e is certainly a sporty SUV. Add to that the ability to choose from four engines with horsepower ranging from 266 to 480, and you have the opportunity to buy an electric SUV that’s truly powerful. The range for the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e varies from 211 miles to 306 miles, depending on the engine you select.
In addition to the engine options, the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e comes with three drive modes. These are Whisper, Unbridled, and Engage. Whisper mode is “best for serene, everyday commuting,” while Unbridled handles “the performance potential of the Mustang Mach-e.” Engage is a “happy medium between the two extremes.”
The Mustang Mach-e interior is really nice
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e certainly has a sleek, sporty exterior, yet its the Mach-e’s interior that really shines. The Ford Mustang Mach-e interior is roomy with plenty of headroom. It can seat up to five with its synthetic leather seating. The Mustang Mach-e has a 15.5-inch touchscreen and a 10.2-inch digital cluster. It boasts a panoramic sunroof and features like hands-free driving.
The Mach-e also has a suite of safety systems known as Ford’s Co-Pilot360. Co-Pilot360 has safety features like adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, forward collision warning, and automatic emergency braking.
How much does the Ford Mustang Mach-e cost?
The estimated cost of the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e is $44,000. The base model Mustang Mach-e, the Select, comes with an engine that can put out 266 hp and 317 lb-ft of torque. The Mach-e Select has a range of 230 miles. It also includes 18-inch wheels, keyless entry and start, and split-folding rear seats.
You’ll pay more for higher trim levels, but you get more. The California Route 1 trim option gives more range, with an extended-battery that can go up to 305 miles with rear-wheel drive and 300 miles with the all-wheel drive option. The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e GT provides a more powerful engine that can make up to 480 hp and 600 lb-ft of torque. If you go for the GT Performance Edition at 480 hp and 634 lb-ft of torque.
It’s not hard to see why Kelley Blue Book named the 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-e the “Best Buy Electric Vehicle of 2022.” WIth its stylish looks, sporty engine, and respectable range, the 2022 Mustang Mach-e offers consumers an awful lot. Its fairly reasonable price makes it an all around attractive electric SUV to consider.