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I know KWH costs are different everywhere...but as I am looking, I see in Michigan costs to charge are roughly .45 per minute at public fast charging station....if it takes 90 minutes to "fill completely" from 0-100...that is approx 40.50 divided by 230 miles cost is .176 per mile....which means that it actually costs MORE to drive this Lightning than say, my 2019 F150 2.7 I get about 22 mpg with my truck, which means I can go 275 miles for 40.50 worth of gas (3.25 gal/87 oct) for a cost of .147 per mile....

Kinda shocked as when I had my 2012 ALL ELECTRIC ford focus, my electric bill went up "guesstimate" 15.00 per month, and I drove approx 800 miles per month, for a cost of .0187 per mile....they had an epa of 110 MPGe (equivalent) The EPA used stats of 32 kWh/100 miles, and they say 33.7 kWh is equivalent to 1 gallon of gas.

I know the charging stations will be considerably higher than at home charging...but the costs seem high for charging...will it come down with time?

Folks opinions on my simple minded figuring...?
 

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Some DC Fast Charging companies price their chargers by the minute and some by the kWh. Some chargers are more expensive if you use the faster chargers than if you use slower chargers. Some states require all companies to price by the minute, others allow kWh pricing. Some companies like Electrify America have memberships that reduce the price by 25-30% for only a few dollars a month.

Having done calculations comparing the cost of charging my Mustang Mach E vs a comparable small SUV, I can tell you that fueling the Mach E on the road costs around 3/4 as much as gas. I expect a Lightning will do even better vs a gas F-150.

Remember, though: most of your charging will be at home at a cost that is 1/4-1/3 the cost of gas.
 
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