Why the Ford Mustang Mach-E Is Going to Dominate 2022 EV Sales
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E has the potential to dominate electric vehicle sales in 2022. The Mach-E will earn thousands of sales on its own merit but a major development just cut the competition in half. Here’s why 2022 is the year of the Mustang Mach-E .
The Chevrolet Bolt is effectively out of the game until further notice
General Motor’s Chevrolet Bolt debuted back in 2017. It was immediately met with great reviews and critics decided that the EV was one to watch in the future. Four years later, the Chevy Bolt is the most controversial EV in existence because of the recent battery fire debacle.
Numerous Chevy Bolt owners complained of spontaneous battery fires that risked even further damage like house fires. The Chevy Bolt nameplate has quite literally gone up in flames. GM issued a mass recall to try and remedy the situation but will new buyers who are aware of the Bolt’s prior battery issues really trust the EV?
The Chevy Bolt added another reason to the growing list of reasons why switching to electric vehicles is a tough choice for Americans. While gas-powered cars do have malfunctions on occasion, no nameplate in recent years has fallen from grace the way the Chevy Bolt has.
So why does the Bolt’s spontaneous combustion affect 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E sales? Believe it or not, the Chevy Bolt was outselling the popular Mustang Mach-E earlier in the year. Even when the Bolt is deemed safe by GM, what are the chances of the EV that used to catch on fire outselling what critics are calling the electric vehicle of the year?
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E’s biggest competition just got more expensive
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E’s biggest competition is the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model Y (which are very similar). Tesla models have dominated electric vehicle sales because, for a long time, they were responsible for a large percentage of the total electric vehicle market share.
According to Electrek, the Tesla Model 3 and Model Y just got price bumps. The Tesla Model 3 now starts at $44,990. The Model Y is currently only available in America in its Long Range and Performance trims. It starts at $57,990.
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E currently starts at just $42,895. Its price becomes $35,395 after federal EV tax credits. The Mach-E is a more affordable alternative to both the Model 3 and Model Y. It has had a few months to gain popularity and an audience, so it has made a name for itself before 2022.
The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E is set up for success
Ford’s electrified Mustang SUV has received an overwhelmingly positive response. The 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E is set up for success because all eyes are on the Blue Oval as its EVs usher consumers into the electric future.
The SUV and truck vehicle classes are currently the most popular in America. Ford will have electric options for both vehicle classes in 2022. The Mach-E appears destined for greatness and 2022 will be an amazing year for the exciting new electric SUV.