Ford F-150 Lightning EV tows 4,535 kg in below zero degree temperature

Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck recently underwent a towing test in a condition with windchills registering below zero degrees Fahrenheit. Ford took its electric pickup to Ike Gauntlet which is a 12-km stretch in Colorado and it ascends at a seven per cent incline along with a maximum elevation of 11,158-ft. above sea level.

Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck.  (Ford)
Ford F-150 Lightning electric truck. 

In this test, the Ford F-150 Lightning electric vehicle towed a weight of 4,535 kg in extreme wintery conditions. Ford also tested the F-150 Lightning EV in Davis Dam also located in Colorado during the summer.

The US-based automaker had also recently announced the estimated EPA ranges of the electric pickup truck and these figures are for the standard as well as the extended range. Ford shared the F-150 Lightning XLT and Lariat trims with the extended range battery will give a user an estimated range of 514 km while the Platinum trim will offer a range of 482 km.

Also check these Vehicles

Find more Cars
Add to compare
Add to compare
Add to compare
Add to compare
Hyundai Kona Electric (HT Auto photo)
₹ 23.79 - 23.98 Lakhs* *Ex-showroom price
Add to compare
Check latest offers
Odysse Electric Odysse Electric Hawk (HT Auto photo)
₹ 73,999 - 98,500**Ex-showroom price
Add to compare
Check latest offers

Also Read : Ford Motor launches bi-directional home charging station for F-150 Lightning 

In earlier reports, Ford stated the EV's ability to power homes in case of outages. The automaker also collaborated with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to test the viability of the pickup truck's capacity to power houses in California where blackouts can last for days after storms and wildfires.

Also Read : Ford plans to separate EV business to increase valuation like Tesla: Reports 

Ford is focused on building up its electrification plans with heavy investments with an aim to challenge the popular EV company, Tesla. The company has planned an investment of $20 billion in the next few years to expand its electric vehicle lineup. It is also redesigning its facilities across the globe to make them ready for EV manufacturing. It is also investing $11 billion to build three EV battery plants.

First Published Date: 30 Mar 2022, 16:41 PM IST
Shopping Bag Shop Now
74% OFF
IDELLA Car Duster, Extendable Long Handle Microfiber Car Duster Exterior Scratch Free Car Cleaning Tool, Car Dust Brush for Truck, Pickup, SUV, RV, Motorcycle, Vehicles Cleaning,(Multicolor)
Rs. 238 Rs. 899
56% OFF
Microfiber Car Cleaning Soft Brush Ideal as Mop Duster, Washing Brush with Long Handle, Dust Cleaner Car Wash Brush with Handle, Soft Brush Scratch Free, Cleaning Dashboard Curved Design - Grey
Rs. 349 Rs. 799
1% OFF
GOODAIR Clear Car Windshield Enhancer | Classic |12 Tablets
Rs. 295 Rs. 299
51% OFF
AGARO Galaxy Cordless Tyre Inflator, Portable Air Compressor, Flash Light, Power Bank, Multipurpose Use, Rechargeable, Up to 150 PSI Air Pump for Car, Bike, Foot Balls, Inflatables, Black & Red
Rs. 2,199 Rs. 4,499

Please provide your details to get Personalized Offers on

Choose city
+91 | Choose city
Choose city
Choose city
Powered by: Acko Logo
Please be noted that any information provided herein above will be received by Acko General Insurance Limited (“Acko”). By mentioning the above information, you agree to provide these details and information to Acko.
By clicking "View Offers" you Agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy

Dear Name

Please verify your mobile number.

+91 | Choose city
Couldn't verify the OTP.
It's either expired or it's incorrect.