Michael Hall drives a Ford Mustang Mach-E ER RWD 2021 electric car.
This is Michael’s first electric car, he’s owned the Mach-E under 1 year and drives between 10,000-15,000 miles annually. The current mileage of the car is between 1,000-5,000 miles and he achieves 300 miles range from a full charge.
Rate your Mach-E out of 5.
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Why did you choose this electric car?
Always admired the look of the Mach-E and needed something with a longer range, hence my opting for the Extended Range version. Also, I’m a bit of a gadget fiend and the Mach-E has just about every gadget going! Plus, it’s great fun to drive!
Positives – List 3 or more reasons why you love this electric car.
- Cool looks
- great range
- bit of a head-turner.
Negatives – List 3 or more things that you really don’t like about this electric car.
Finishing is typical Ford:
- some trim could be more substantial
- paint job is NOT the best
- the Ford smartphone app ‘FordPass’ can be a bit temperamental.
Have you experienced any faults with the car? If so, what have they been?
No faults experienced so far (3k miles & 4 months in).
What are the standout tech features of your Mach-E?
The huge display screen, lots of options (variable cruise control, self park, etc.).
Surprise us! Tell us something people wouldn’t readily know about this electric car.
There are three driving modes to choose from: Whisper mode – lighter steering, gentler accelerator response, Active mode – everyday use, Untamed mode – sharpening the steering and even producing a rumbling interior sound, replicating the growl of an ICE Mustang!
What electric car are you interested in next and why?
Something a bit smaller to replace my wife’s Suzuki Vitara.
What home charging unit do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Rolec HomeSmart – easy to use with no issues so far.
Rate your home charging unit out of 5.
What home electricity supplier & tariff do you use? Would you recommend it to others and why?
Bulb pay monthly variable tariff
Rate your electricity supplier out of 5.
What public charging networks would you recommend to others and why?
Have not yet really used any.
List your top 3 favourite public charging networks (in order of preference).
Have not yet really used many, tend to charge at home.
Who do you insure your electric car with? Would you recommend them to others and why?
Churchill – no issues, so would recommend.
Rate your insurance provider out of 5.
Estimate how much money you save per month owning and running an electric car compared to a petrol/diesel car.