The 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning extends its vary for its second mannequin yr, and Ford juices its beginning value by not less than $7,000, the automaker revealed Tuesday.
The vary for the F-150 Lightning Professional with the usual 98-kwh battery pack will increase from an EPA-estimated 230 miles to 240 miles, and the value will increase from $39,974 to $46,974, excluding vacation spot charges that have not been introduced (anticipate a rise of $100 to $1,795). The steep 17.5% value improve, the primary for the reason that Lightning launched final yr in Could, follows the same chorus from different automakers.
“Because of vital materials value will increase and different elements, Ford has adjusted MSRP beginning with the opening of the subsequent wave of F-150 Lightning orders,” Ford stated in a press launch.
Ford stated it has honored the unique MSRP for all buyer orders to this point, including that reservation holders who obtained an invite to order however as a substitute prolonged their reservation as a result of their desired truck was unavailable will obtain a non-public provide.
“Present order holders awaiting supply should not impacted by these value changes,” Marin Gjaja, chief buyer officer, Mannequin E, stated within the assertion. “We’ve introduced pricing forward of re-opening order banks so our reservation holders could make an knowledgeable determination round ordering a Lightning.”
Beginning June 1, Lucid raised costs by $15,000 for its Air sedan however honored all 30,000 reservations held by those that had locked in a value previous to that date. Following a March value hike for present reservation holders of the R1T way of life pickup truck, Rivian skilled a swift backlash that prompted an about-face to honor unique costs for present reservations.
Ford did not disclose if the F-150 Lightning Professional could be made accessible to basic shoppers, not simply fleet consumers because it has been since launch. The usual-range battery will be had on the Professional, XLT ($59,474), and Lariat ($74,474) trims. These are will increase of $6,500 an $7,000, respectively.
Costs additionally improve for fashions with the 131-kwh extended-range battery pack, however the 320-mile vary estimate stays the identical. The XLT Excessive will increase $8,500 to $80,974, the Lariat will increase to $85,974, and the Platinum prolonged vary tops the lineup with a $6,000 improve to $96,874.
The 2023 F-150 Lightning will be had with two new grey colours, Avalanche and Azure Grey metallic, and the Lightning will be outfitted with Ford’s Professional Trailer Hitch Help that controls steering, braking, and throttle whereas hitching up a trailer. A police-ready Particular Service Automobile Package deal was introduced on the finish of July.
Ordering for the sold-out electrical pickup truck reopens Thursday.