2022 Ford F-150 Lightning EPA range numbers confirmed: Up to 320 miles

Ford on Monday revealed EPA-estimated vary numbers for the 2022 F-150 Lightning electrical pickup truck. Whereas these numbers are solely estimates, they point out the Lightning can have considerably extra vary than Ford beforehand promised.

With the non-compulsory 131-kwh extended-range battery pack, the Lightning can have 320 miles of vary in XLT, Lariat and fleet-only Professional trim, in response to Ford. That is higher than the “as much as 300 miles” Ford mentioned when it unveiled the Lightning in 2021. That vary estimate shrinks to 230 miles with the 98-kwh standard-range battery pack.

The high-end F-150 Lightning Platinum, which is barely obtainable with the extended-range battery pack, will get a 300-mile vary estimate. That exceeds the 280-mile estimate talked about when Ford first revealed Lightning battery pack particulars in December 2021.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Professional

Ford has mentioned that on a 150-kwh DC fast-charger, the Lightning will go from 15% to 80% in 41 minutes with the prolonged vary pack, or 44 minutes with the standard-range pack. On an 80-amp Stage 2 charger, will probably be capable of get well as much as 30 miles of vary per hour with the bigger battery pack.

The Lightning can even be one of many first automobiles in the USA to supply vehicle-to-vehicle charging, because of built-in bi-directional charging functionality. With the correct Ford-provided {hardware} and a suitable dwelling set up, the Lightning also can present backup energy for the house, the automaker has mentioned.

In a primary experience within the truck, we witnessed the finesse and quiet that its dual-motor powertrain affords. So we’re wanting to get some seat time in a Lightning as soon as manufacturing begins later this 12 months.

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