Ford plans two more electric SUVs, may be assembled with Mach-E: Report

Ford may be readying two electric SUVs for the US market with production likely late 2022.Ford Mach-E is currently its main EV offering, looking at challenging Tesla.
By : HT Auto Desk
| Updated on: 27 Mar 2021, 12:21 PM
File photo of Ford Mustang Mach-E.
File photo of Ford Mustang Mach-E.
File photo of Ford Mustang Mach-E.
File photo of Ford Mustang Mach-E.

Ford reportedly plans to bring out two electric SUVs which will be offered alongside the Mach-E in the times to come. The Mach-E has received a strong initial response from customers and the growing preference for SUVs, along with the greater adoption of electric vehicles in the US - may be the two big driving force behind this.

As per a report in Ford Authority, one of the two e-SUVs would be under the Ford brand while the other would be under Lincoln. Both could be assembled at the company's plant in Mexico which is already home to the Mach-E.

Similar Cars

Find More Cars
Hyundai Kona Electric (HT Auto photo)
Hyundai Kona Electric
cc | Electric | Automatic
₹23.79 - 23.98 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Kia Sonet (HT Auto photo)
Kia Sonet
1197 cc | Petrol | Manual | 18.4 kmpl
₹6.79 - 13.55 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Maruti Suzuki Dzire (HT Auto photo)
Maruti Suzuki Dzire
1197 cc | Petrol | Manual | 23.26 kmpl
₹5.89 - 9.09 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Facelift (HT Auto photo)
Maruti Suzuki Baleno Facelift
1197 cc | Petrol | Manual
₹6.5 - 10 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Tata Nexon (HT Auto photo)
Tata Nexon
1199 cc | Petrol | Manual | 17.4 kmpl
₹7 - 13.24 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2022 (HT Auto photo)
Maruti Suzuki Wagon R 2022
998 cc | Petrol | Manual | 24.35 kmpl
₹5.4 - 7.1 Lakhs**Ex-showroom price

(Related read: Ford accelerates electric-vehicle manufacturing in US, Mexico)

Although Ford has not officially confirmed that it is working on the two electric vehicles, the projects have been codenamed CDX746 and CDX747, and would be based on the same platform as the Mach-E.

FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on
FOLLOW US:Stay Updated with latest content - Subscribe us on

It is expected that the two new EV models could hit production lines late 2022 with deliveries starting early the year after.

The move has the potential to extend Ford's presence in the world of electric mobility even as rivals continue to step up in a bid to have more battery-powered offerings for customers in different markets.

The Mustang Mach-E, for now, is keeping Ford busy with 3,739 units sold in the US in February alone. The company has stated that it would be able to produce around 50,000 units through the year. That it is Ford's main challenger to Tesla EVs in the US market also means that the Mach-E is carrying the weight of massive expectations. Whether this weight will be shared by subsequent EV offerings remains to be seen.

First Published Date: 27 Mar 2021, 12:20 PM IST
Recommended For You
View All
NEXT ARTICLE BEGINS

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
By clicking VIEW OFFERS you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city