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Mustang Mach-E Earns 5 stars in Euro NCAP Testing

Mustang Mach-E Earns 5 stars in Euro NCAP Testing

Euro NCAP is to Europe what the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) is to the US. In fact, the IIHS base a lot of their testing and model themselves on Euro NCAP. So, the fact that the Ford Mustang Mach-E earned the top 5 star rating is good news indeed.

 

The IIHS had already awarded the Ford Mustang Mach-E Top Safety Pick and now the Europeans have given it a similar rating.

 

Apparently, they liked the safety tech that’s included with every Mach-E.

 

That standard tech includes enter airbag, deployable hood for pedestrian protection, Ford Co-Pilot360 Active 2.0, lane keep assist, post collision braking system, autonomous braking and rear parking sensors.

 

You can also add Intelligent adaptive cruise control with stop-and-go, SOS post-crash alert, active park assist and Ford Blue Cruise.

 

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

 

It’s no exaggeration to say the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has changed Ford’s fortunes. In an EV market dominated by Tesla, Ford has managed to bring something just as good from a mainstream manufacturer.

 

The design is accomplished without being showy. Sleek without being slimy and an electric car I would actually like to own and drive.

 

Sure, the Tesla looks good and performs well, but it’s minimalist and often elitist. Ford is the everyman’s version and I think it’s much better for that.

 

The design is simple and rounded with lots of panel detailing, curved hood, similar headlights to an actual Mustang and a more crossover look than I thought it would have.

 

It’s an attractive car but not in ways I would have expected.

 

Inside, the cabin is light and airy, dominated by a huge touchscreen up front. It has digital instruments and a very minimalist look that suits the interior.

 

Seating is comfortable and controls are just so. There isn’t a lot to talk about really, but in a good way.

 

Under the hood

 

Under the hood of the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E is either a 70kWh motor and battery setup or the extended range 91kWh arrangement. There is a motor at the rear axle or one on both front and rear depending on what version you go for.

 

The combination can deliver anywhere between 266 hp and 480 hp depending on the version, with between 317 lb-ft and 634 lb-ft of torque.

 

Range is rated at between 211 and 305 miles, again, depending on what version you go for. That’s a decent range that can be charged overnight using a 120v or 240v charger.

 

Ford has always placed itself as the automaker for all of us and they continue to demonstrate that with the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E.

 

Sure, not everyone can afford one right now, but at current prices, the Mach-E is one of the most affordable everyday EVs around. Everyday EV you would actually like to drive anyway.

 

Check out the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E at Northway Ford Lincoln, 388 King George Road Brantford ON N3S 3N2.

 

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