Currently reading: Ford Mustang Mach-E prices slashed by £7000
Significant discount largely reverses £7700 hike enacted over the course of 2022

Ford has slashed the price of its flagship Mustang Mach-E electric SUV by £7000 across the range as it aligns itself with cuts made by Tesla and reverses previous increases.

The Mach-E now starts at £43,830 for the entry-level Select version, with a range of up to 273 miles, which undercuts the cheapest Tesla Model Y (£44,900).

The Mach-E Premium, with the bigger battery and a range of up to 372 miles, now costs £52,380 while the performance-focused GT has been reduced to £67,540.

Ford bills the changes as a ‘promotion price’ rather than a long-term change but doesn’t give a date when it could be revised upward again. Finance offers currently available for the Mach-E finish at the end of December.

The price cuts effectively reverse the increases of up to £7700 that Ford levied across 2022 on the Mach-E on the back of rising raw material costs. Inflation had "wiped out" profit on the car, company chief financial officer John Lawler said. 

Ford Mustang Mach E GT front cornering

Ford has closely tracked Tesla in terms of how it develops and sells the Mach-E and, like Tesla, offers the car on a direct sales basis, using dealers as ‘agents’, for which they receive a flat fee. The direct sales approach means Ford, rather than the dealers, is in control of pricing, leading to more pricing transparency with customers.

Ford CEO Jim Farley has said the company has been active in reducing manufacturing costs in a bid to make the car cheaper amid strong competition with the Model Y, which is the UK’s best-selling electric car.

Ford has previously announced it will bring a Mach-E using a cheaper lithium-iron-phosphate (LFP) battery pack to Europe this year, although it’s not clear whether these price cuts reflect the introduction of the cheaper chemistry. Tesla doesn’t post battery sizes or chemistries, but just the model’s range.


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Car makers across the board have been forced to offer discounts and other special offers for electric vehicles as demand slows among retail customers. Mercedes-Benz, for example, is offering 0% interest on its finance for EVs, as well as an £8600 discount on the EQC.

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gagaga 12 October 2023

Fancy a car that's been sat in a field for six months?  Anybody?

catnip 12 October 2023

Whatever reasons are put forward, in the end all these car companies are only cutting prices because they can afford to.

LP in Brighton 12 October 2023

Great news for those who have just purchased? 

Or will Ford be refunding anyone who has been folish enough to buy at list price? 

After_shock 15 October 2023

Did Tesla?