How far you can drive on electric power depends on the type of vehicle. Plug-in hybrids have an electric driving range of up to 28 – 39 miles (WLTP test results)†. While an all-electric car’s range is much further thanks to the larger battery. Newer models like the Mustang Mach-E are capable of driving up to 280 – 379 miles‡ (WLTP test results) on a full charge.
It’s not just about battery capacity. Public charging stations are appearing in more and more locations, making topping up even easier while you’re on the go. The BlueOvalTM Charge network gives Ford owners access to over 300,000 charging stations across Europe.
Compare the electric driving capabilities of Ford’s hybrid and electric vehicles, to see which one is right for you.
|280 - 379‡ miles (WLTP test results)
|28 – 39 miles* (WLTP test results)
|166 – 196 †† miles (WLTP test results)
The WLTP test is performed in controlled test conditions to provide customers the ability to see a like-for-like comparison. In the real world, as with petrol or diesel vehicles, there are multiple factors that influence and impact range performance:
Temperature outside and inside
Road terrain and surface quality
Poor weather conditions
Use of accessories
With Ford all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, you’ll be more in control of your electric range than ever before.
As with a conventional engine, driving style has an impact on an EV’s range. High speed and sudden acceleration use more power and reduce range. So, to get the most miles out of your electric vehicle, drive smoothly at a steady speed.
Another tip is to use the FordPass App to pre-heat or cool the cabin while your vehicle is on charge. The power saved on air conditioning means extra range on the road.
Finally, let regenerative braking do its thing. When possible, instead of pushing the brakes, allow the vehicle to decelerate under its own inertia to send power back to the battery.
All Ford electric and hybrid vehicles use regenerative braking technology. The system captures energy that’s usually lost when braking and feeds it back to the battery, helping to maximise range.
For mild and full hybrids, regenerative braking is the only way the battery is charged. For plug-in hybrid and all-electric cars, the system is supplemental and helps maintain charge and improve range.
On plug-in hybrids, the digital dash displays regenerative charging as it happens, so you can watch your EV range increase in real time.
Your EV’s digital dash monitors how much electric driving range your vehicle has left, plus the remaining charge on your battery, so you know exactly when and where to charge.
You can also keep an eye on your electric vehicle’s remaining range and battery using the FordPass app, so you have all the information you need – wherever you are.
Tailor your vehicle’s driving settings to maximise your hybrid or electric car’s range.
An all-electric vehicle's range is optimised by smart technologies, such as the Mustang Mach-E’s intuitive One Pedal Drive system for a smooth, effortless drive. Three selectable drive modes which fine-tune vehicle performance settings, allowing you to prioritise between powerful performance and optimum driving range.
Selectable Electric Vehicle (EV) modes optimise your plug-in hybrid's range and battery life by putting you in charge. Select EV Auto mode and it will seamlessly switch been electric and petrol depending on driving conditions. Or manually switch between all-electric and petrol driving to maximise efficiency and utilise low-emissions zones.
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