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Is there anything on the Mach-E that you liked BETTER than your Tesla?

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by elyliu, Nov 18, 2019.

  1. elyliu

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    It seems like for the most part Ford is only matching Tesla specs/features. Is there anything that seems BETTER than Tesla? I am just trying to think why someone would pick Mach-E over Model Y (aside from being a Tesla-hater or Ford-lover).

    The single dial on the screen seems creative, but the scroll wheel on the steering wheel has been fine for volume control on my Model 3.

    It does have the full $7500 tax rebate...
     
  2. dodukes

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    I liked that it had the dash in front of the steering wheel and I'm a ford lover LOL I also like the way it looks. Oh and the biggest plus is rom the pics, it seems to have the key pad on the door, so no phone no fob no credit card key if it works the way it does on all other cars.
     
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  3. cartwright

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    My Dad and I were hard core mustang guys. I spent my summers in college going to swap meets and buying and selling Mustang and mustang parts. I own 2 1968 CA Special mustangs and a '72 convertible that I drove in college. I am a mustang guy.

    I drive a Model S and I love it. I don't think the Mach E should have been called a Mustang. It is confusing and doesn't fit.

    To answer your question, from the pictures I really like the cockpit of the Mach E. It looks great, but will need to sit in one before I can be sure. That said, I will keep driving my S and my next car will almost certainly be a Tesla.
     
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  4. 240W

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    someone mentioned 360 birds eye view camera or something...
    that's about it... (oh yeah, and the 7500 tax thingy)
     
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    One preview I saw claims that the frunk has a drain in it, so you can hose it out or fill it with ice (to hold beverages or whatever) and just let the water drain away.

    I'm sure it has a lot of other little personal-preference features that Person A might prefer over what Tesla does, but Person B might prefer Tesla's approach.
     
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    I'd add CarPlay / Android Auto support.
     
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    Oh and sirius, I thought I saw sirius on it. I haven't seen a way to get that on our M3 but then again, we are still learning.
     
  8. elyliu

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    Actually, I'll add one to the list. The foot-activated read liftgate is a nice feature.

    Would any of the Mach-E features sway you to buy one instead of a Model Y?
     
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    Even with the full fed rebate, the GT isn't much cheaper than a PYD and it's slower. The Performance Pack on the GT might even make it more expensive.
     
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    Get the Sirius XM app on your phone and stream to your car. That's a much cheaper option than getting multiple subscriptions on different cars.
     
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    Also...its Wireless CarPlay/Android Auto...so one will have a choice...wired or wireless.
     
  12. dodukes

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    hhmm. I already have it on my phone and this didn't occur to me!! LOL
    I am waiting to get update to V10 so we can have the spotify button, that will really make me happy lol
     
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    You can add this to your model 3 as well - I've had it for awhile and it works great now after some unit swaps and new firmware.

     
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  14. Uncle Paul

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    The choice is not Ford or Tesla. The important choice is EV vs. Gasser.

    On this point the Ford is a huge step forward in transitioning the world to electric personal transportation.

    Tesla is not capable of manufacturing enough Model 3/Y to meet the demand. Having Ford add another manufacturing plant in N. America will only be a positive move.

    Biggest positive will be the thousands of local Ford Dealerships available to show room the car, offer test rides, take trade ins, provide financing and offer additional service centers.

    Another bonus is that now an additional 100,000 EV customers will become eligible for the full Federal Tax Credit.

    Believe that Elon is quietly smiling to see giant Ford enter the marketplace with a pretty good offering.
    While they are competitors in the marketplace, they are Brothers in the cause.

    Ford is not quite up to spec with Tesla, but thousands or additional customers will be induced to make their next purchase an EV.

    Good to see Ford stepping into the future.

    GM, who had the first consumer acceptiable EV, and the significant first mover advantage, is no where to be seen :(
     
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    It's on our Model X but not being used.
     
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    I like the frunk drain. Very clever.
     
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    THIS.

    The Siruis app stinks for daily use. It crashes a lot. Plus I have cell phone connectivity issues on my daily commute so would love REAL satellite radio integration.


    I also like that Ford has probably 3 dealerships between me and my nearest Tesla service center. Wouldn't have to drive so far for service.


    But I dont like crossovers, so that is really the bigger issue for me why I wouldn't get one.
     
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    GRAB HANDLES above the doors.
     
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    They answer a phone call
     
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    and there's probably more than one Ford dealer/service center near you.
     

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