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This just made its way onto the internet. This shows the Pro with the Standard Range battery pack has a 230 mile range (as expected) and a combined 68 MPGe. While 68 MPGs is low for BEVs it beats the heck out of 15-19 MPG for ICE F-150s!

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320 miles of range on the Extended Range model is great but I wonder if Ford will be pushing for 400 sometime soon. It's what the Silverado EV gets and that alone might take some potential F-150 Lighting buyers away.
 

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320 miles of range on the Extended Range model is great but I wonder if Ford will be pushing for 400 sometime soon. It's what the Silverado EV gets and that alone might take some potential F-150 Lighting buyers away.
My bet is maybe look for it in the redesign in a few years. These trucks are so constrained and the engineering has been spent. I also believe they will have to move to a different battery design / technology to get another 1/3 bigger battery to add that 100 miles. That could happen at any time, but it would have to fit into the same form factor that the battery is today.
 

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320 miles of range on the Extended Range model is great but I wonder if Ford will be pushing for 400 sometime soon. It's what the Silverado EV gets and that alone might take some potential F-150 Lighting buyers away.
I thought the 400 miles was Chevy's estimate, not the EPA estimate the FORD uses..
 

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It's what the Silverado EV gets and that alone might take some potential F-150 Lighting buyers away.
You make is sound like the Silverado exists and has been tested.
 

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320 miles of range on the Extended Range model is great but I wonder if Ford will be pushing for 400 sometime soon. It's what the Silverado EV gets and that alone might take some potential F-150 Lighting buyers away.
More range = bigger battery = higher cost
 
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