Mustang Mach-E: the hype is real

Ford’s electric Mustang Mach-E is a huge bet on the future, and after spending a week with the EV, The Verge’s Sean O’Kane thinks that bet will pay off. It’s fun to drive, solidly built, and puts technology front and center without messing it up. It’s the best electric car on the road not made by Tesla or Porsche, which is a huge deal considering the project was only spun up a few short years ago.
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Comments

  1. The Verge

    The Verge2 months ago

    Electric Mustang or V8 Mustang?

  2. James Seay

    James Seay8 days ago

    Both!

  3. DJwinstin

    DJwinstin28 days ago

    V8

  4. simon nørgaard

    simon nørgaardMonth ago

    Electric Mustang Mach-E AWD ER

  5. ExDee Wobblum

    ExDee WobblumMonth ago

    Electric Mustang The charging network is there My only regret is the SUV body

  6. ghoszer

    ghoszerMonth ago

    V8

  7. Ashutosh kumar Dixit

    Ashutosh kumar Dixit2 days ago

    It's a good car, not a mustang.

  8. JDOG

    JDOG17 days ago

    i drove one a couple days ago and the 1 biggest negative i had was the park drive knob... tesla nailed their concept of it in the gear stalk, ford using the knob and putting it in an awkward spot under the armrest really makes backing up and then switching to drive a hassle

  9. Paul B

    Paul B28 days ago

    The range of the petrol is 300 miles? So the MachE range of 250 miles should be no barrier. And who cares about range, it’s a Mustang. This could be be the most exciting EV so far. Tesla will try and show how much faster or cooler they think their cars in demo videos that average consumer isn’t interested in, but the galloping pony won’t care.

  10. Leonard Productions

    Leonard ProductionsMonth ago

    6:12 Jeff rosenstock. Good choice 😎

  11. Michał

    MichałMonth ago

    What a useless review, not a single word on driving a car.

  12. Kilroy was Here

    Kilroy was HereMonth ago

    Definitely not a mustang

  13. rémy

    rémyMonth ago

    Good review, the Verge. Well done: it's serious enough and yet far from the car community snob style.

  14. Gold Formation

    Gold FormationMonth ago

    😛

  15. Binesh Maharjan

    Binesh MaharjanMonth ago

    That looks way better than model Y.

  16. Ocean Hedonist

    Ocean HedonistMonth ago

    Oh, would say that the charging station issue IS Ford's problem to fix. Why pay 50k for a vehicle, go 200 plus miles away and have to go on a hit or miss wild goose chase to find a suitable charging station? Sounds like someone in the planning department didn't do enough planning.

  17. George F

    George FMonth ago

    Better looking than the Tesla😅 but it’s not a mustang!

  18. Álvaro A. Lorite

    Álvaro A. LoriteMonth ago

    It's a very good EV, but don't kid yourself, *this is Not a mustang*

  19. David C

    David CMonth ago

    Love Grabber Blue. I’m a Tesla owner and stockholder and am happy to see this. This is Tesla’s mission: to accelerate the transition to sustainable transport. Hope they follow through on OTA updates and do better at charging. My concern is dealers. EVs are a lot more reliable than gas, and way cheaper to maintain. I’ve driven them since 2012. Put 60k mi on one, and the only maintenance was tires and wiper inserts. Brake pads were only 1/3 worn. Dealers mostly make money from service. My experience with Nissan and Chevy dealers was they did their best to get you to buy gas.

  20. bubly lybub

    bubly lybubMonth ago

    This car/suv looks so so so so so weird! I owned a ford suv before and I loved it. But this one...no thanks

  21. Leandro Gomes

    Leandro GomesMonth ago

    Which colour is this? Silver or that "star white" ?

  22. Greg Corker

    Greg CorkerMonth ago

    Wish I knew the sale figures for Mustang models because, I have a theory Ford sells more V8 models than V6 models. If they sell more V6 models, then I think they have a good chance to be successful at using the Mustang moniker. Not sure Mustang V8 buyers will take to it, despite the good 0-60 time. On the other hand, if the overall vehicle execution is good enough, the name recognition might serve to bring many people to the Mustang fold who may not have previously considered one. Your experience (and people’s reactions) seemed quite positive. Hope it portends success for Ford with its first mass market EV.

  23. John Savage

    John SavageMonth ago

    $55 grand? Give me a break! I don't have a money tree!

  24. Maxim Kuzin

    Maxim KuzinMonth ago

    Not an expert in batteries at all, but the fact that it's placed under the driver's seat area.... I mean, can't some sort of explosion be a possibility?

  25. Letitia Williamson

    Letitia WilliamsonMonth ago

    What are they doing taking the body away from our beautiful mustang

  26. Kevin Quiroa

    Kevin QuiroaMonth ago

    I don't mind the idea just I would like to see the non suv crossover, sports coupe version already. Like I get trying to ease people into it but c'mon Ford you've committed this far already. Let me see that super sleek cyberpunk ev mustang lol

  27. Mary Joy Reyes

    Mary Joy ReyesMonth ago

    Ford should have just made a model E.

  28. JDBass36

    JDBass36Month ago

    Why only Tesla makes Electric cars look cool! Every other brand looks very tacky. Atleast that my opinion.

  29. Slovaj Leclerc

    Slovaj LeclercMonth ago

    Looks of this car is one of the reasons why people buy this despite having less range.

  30. Duncan McKen

    Duncan McKenMonth ago

    Why can’t there just be one charging network supported by every car manufacturer? Petrol/diesel cars can fill up and pay easily at any fuel station - why wasn’t the first thought to make an open network for electric cars too?

  31. So Here We Are

    So Here We AreMonth ago

    "I'm not going to beat around the bush here. The mustang mach-e is the most competent electric vehicle not made by Tesla or Porsche on the road right now." LOL

  32. vaibhav Tandekar

    vaibhav TandekarMonth ago

    Come to India here if u put ur new ev on charge on a public charging stations someone will come and cut ur cable or will steal ur tyres

  33. Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Extra Virgin Olive OilMonth ago

    Its not a The Verge video if they didn't receive any payments from the company of the product they're reviewing.

  34. Błue Łaze

    Błue ŁazeMonth ago

    Disappointed in the name choice of this vehicle. People will buy it just to say they have a mustang. I don't care if it sells, they ain't getting my money.

  35. Flying-Artz

    Flying-ArtzMonth ago

    I do like it!! I wish they do a coupe as in a 2 DOOR MUSTANG.

  36. coyote gen 3

    coyote gen 3Month ago

    10:12 you do realize that it is out of place and it shouldn't wear the mustang name get ridd of this atrocity.

  37. Ryan King

    Ryan KingMonth ago

    Not a mustang, I think 99% of actual mustang goers don't consider this an electric mustang. This vehicle is pretty cool, but an electric mustang? no. A mustang is a two door coupe. This is just an electric crossover, much closer to a new Ford Edge.

  38. nolarify

    nolarifyMonth ago

    The problem of the charging stations is solved in the EU with regulating both by having a single universal plug and that all charging stations must have an option for buying power for all cars. So, should the US also regulate this?

  39. Raj

    RajMonth ago

    I think EVs are the way to go but if I buy a car, it'll be the Mustang GT, this is a great car but without that coyote vroom vroom a Mustang just doesn't feel like a Mustang. Still tho for what they are offering at 50k which isn't too cheap but not too costly either I think this is a great car.

  40. (Original Mix)

    (Original Mix)Month ago

    Yikes - this design is awkward and clunky. Calling it a Mustang trades brand value for short-term gimmickry. Physics dictate that a crossover cannot match a traditional coupe in handling dynamics - so why christen it a sports car?

  41. Mig A

    Mig AMonth ago

    Came here to say there is no hype.

  42. messi jr

    messi jrMonth ago

    Bunch of tesla vag boys in this forum hahahahahahahahhaha. This is far superior to Tesla, simple.

  43. Jay Jay

    Jay JayMonth ago

    3:51 ugh, this old FUDy duddy. Tesla makes impeccable cars. Cherry picking a few dozen issue cars vs. the 1.5 million Tesla's on the road is a shady thing to do. I own two Model 3's, both are incredibly well put together. And Ford has been 100 years and STILL can't make a perfect car: see the 10 recalls in a single year for the 2020 Ford Explorer.

  44. ShermanMR2

    ShermanMR2Month ago

    If you haven’t driven or owned an electric car you don’t know what you’re missing.

  45. Jyothis S

    Jyothis SMonth ago

    Love the video! Keep it up guys..❤ Looking forward to more of these...

  46. Ben Dover

    Ben DoverMonth ago

    I bet theyll put a speaker in a faux tailpipe to make them super annoyingly loud like petrol mustangs.

  47. happios

    happiosMonth ago

    Don’t like the look, and not a fan of ford’s quality and reliability. But more competition is good for consumers.

  48. shichibukai tetsuo

    shichibukai tetsuoMonth ago

    I just don’t see how anyone but lucid could keep up with Tesla... I wouldn’t buy this thing if I had to pick an ev that’s for sure

  49. el samurai guapo

    el samurai guapoMonth ago

    They should of just called it Ford Mach E. Adding the mustang in there just created unnecessary divisiveness

  50. Sean Caldwell

    Sean CaldwellMonth ago

    Nice work. You covered the areas I'm interested in and had great video along with it. Family has one on order and we're all excited to get behind the wheel of our first BEV.

  51. Atharva Atre

    Atharva AtreMonth ago

    I hate this 💔💔💔💔

  52. Atharva Atre

    Atharva AtreMonth ago

    It's a crime to call this a muste

  53. OscarMaris

    OscarMarisMonth ago

    The interior is better than any Tesla

  54. Paul B

    Paul BMonth ago

    Ford and the other old ICE car builders will not be able to make enough batteries to keep up the volume production. Tesla has locked in over 50% of the worlds Lithium-ion production and growing

  55. TECH GAJET WORLD

    TECH GAJET WORLD2 months ago

    Coming soon the best is Proton EV !

  56. FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS

    FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS2 months ago

    Y’all should also highlight that it isn’t like Tesla when it comes to price as ordering doesn’t guarantee that will be the price when produced even if you place and pay for your reservation.

  57. FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS

    FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS2 months ago

    I just think right now everyone (automakers.) should just invest into Tesla charging components. Just so there isn’t so much landscape. Or at least plan with while developing revolutionary chargers. Like apple with lighting cord then moved over to USBC.

  58. FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS

    FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS2 months ago

    I think the Mach E is also a great knock off of the Lamborghini Urus. Or same concept idea. Lambo is know for sports cars not SUVs. And I think it was a good move by Ford. Why not play around with the future. Def a good way to focus more on design. Less parts to RnD and push forward into the future.

  59. FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS

    FROY_BOY PRODUCTIONS2 months ago

    Before we go any further. Verge, please let Ford know. They could have been a little more creative with their driver display. Yes. It would make the Mach cost more but it would be worth it and boost sales tremendously. Integrate it into the steering wheel like the McLaren Senna. And it flips up electronically either auto by driver configuration or when triggering different driving modes.

  60. Pranay Verma

    Pranay Verma2 months ago

    Disappointed Verge, this is not an honest review. -super lagy interface -gimmicky autopilot -very expensive zero to 60. M3 base does 3.5 on base model. -no over the air updates -very low range compared to better cheaper M3. I’d still get the tesla Model 3 or Model Y, rather than wasting money on this and regretting

  61. Penguin Overlord

    Penguin Overlord2 months ago

    But its not a mustang. I'm fine with electric but this doesn't deserve to be a suv

  62. Killswitch Rich

    Killswitch Rich2 months ago

    The shots taken at Elon wow starting the EV beef off early... “Let the games begin”

  63. RJ 8U

    RJ 8U2 months ago

    What's they HYPE? 🙈. Longer range? safer car? Made in U.S.A?, autonomous car? Best VALUE?

  64. Blake Walsh

    Blake Walsh2 months ago

    5:29 : “doesn’t let you move the map to repopulate search results” while unfortunate, that’s going to be a really expensive API call that the processing power (back and front end) in that car probably can’t handle given it can barely render a volume slider without stutter

  65. MMCXII

    MMCXII2 months ago

    We have gotten a few in already really impressed and growing on me. I hated it when they released it.

  66. Pretty Neat Stuff

    Pretty Neat Stuff2 months ago

    It was another brutal day on Wall Street for Tesla shares that stayed in the red for most of the day until a "Hail Mary" pass was thrown to pump the shares back up. After reaching out to a 40 year investor we were told, " Tesla was bleeding cash and on life support for the longest time. They had to raise money in a hurry, and needed to raise as much as possible, and as quick as possible. To do this, the shares are pumped as high as they can possibly go. Then more shares are sold into the market at this highly inflated price. Billions are raised, and soon after, the share price begins to retreat back to reality. That's just the way it goes." When asked about their "flying cars" their "hover cars", and cars that can go from 0 to 60 in under a second we were told, " What good is a car that can go from 0 to 60 in under a second when the car in front of you can't. Flying cars? Show me. It's BUZZ to create excitement. It's a pipe dream to keep the bag holders in check so that they can hold onto Tesla shares tightly as they tank down to reality. Go to one of their product launches so that you can hear 100 or so people scattered throughout the room chanting at the smallest reveal. Do you not think that they are paid plants invited to create this excitement?" We don't know how low shares of Tesla will go, but we do know that the competition ( Ford ) has introduced some very exciting cars that are selling like hot cakes while thousands of Tesla cars are parked on lots with no buyers in site. It appears that Tesla has all of a sudden become "Old Hat"!!

  67. Weaknee Rose

    Weaknee Rose2 months ago

    Mustang Mach-E: There’s no hype

  68. Pippo Palla

    Pippo Palla2 months ago

    I love it. Gorgeous

  69. Ray S

    Ray S2 months ago

    I've had my Mach-e for a week. There's a lot of tech to wade through when operating the touch screen. iPod doesn't integrate as well when connected. Doesn't provide audio controls through the touchscreen. Steering wheel controls work. An iPhone completely integrates phone and audio controls. Another bug is when activating the FordPass Charging Network trial. The connection fails when activating the trial on the website. Doesn't appear to be a way to activate the trial through the FordPass mobile app. Dealer has yet to get back to me regarding the Charging Network trial. Learning about charging on the go appears to be a challenge. Although, a home charger is included with the Mach-e that will plug into a 220 dryer outlet.

  70. Jakub Ševčík

    Jakub Ševčík2 months ago

    Funny fact is I dot have problem with car I have problem with that name .... This is something MD should be fired for.

  71. Amit das

    Amit das2 months ago

    Nice 👌

  72. Zander Cerlong

    Zander Cerlong2 months ago

    There is only one MAJOR flaw, it’s a Ford. And no one wants a Ford. People are FORCED to buy Ford because they can’t afford something better(with the exception of a truck, and some high end REAL mustangs like Gt500) other than that no one wants a Ford

  73. Hdresdendoc

    Hdresdendoc2 months ago

    Nope. I refuse. Mustangs are not SUVs. Call it a Clydesdale or something

  74. spiegel

    spiegel2 months ago

    That is NOT a Mustang! I have no comment on whether it's a good car or not but that is a Mustang in name only. They could've called a Ford Focus a Mustang but that doesn't make it one. Regardless of it being electric, it doesn't even have the slightest evolutionary look of a Mustang. Each Mustang in the past you could see it had evolved from the previous version but it still had that Mustang look. Not this thing. I see no Mustang here.

  75. harper34

    harper342 months ago

    Sounds like he is pronouncing it "Mustang Macquis".

  76. Akshit Saini

    Akshit Saini2 months ago

    All the dislikes are from the Tesla Fanboys😂

  77. howmonster

    howmonster2 months ago

    Does not look / feel like a Mustang at all. It looks more like a mommy car.

  78. Big Moose Plays

    Big Moose Plays2 months ago

    Look at how they massacred my boy

  79. Abdul Munam

    Abdul Munam2 months ago

    Feels like a biased review

  80. RTX 3090

    RTX 30902 months ago

    he said it's pretty good. and it's a mustang SUV! He said that with confidence Do you need a desk for it? Do you know what I mean? 😂😂

  81. Vergina Simpson

    Vergina Simpson2 months ago

    Swing and a miss in terms of design tbh. And what in the world is up with EV wheel design? These companies appear to be TRYING to make hideous wheels.

  82. Matthew Sikora

    Matthew Sikora2 months ago

    Why would you eat a cheese burger? Do you care about animals? Do you care about the planet? Do you care about your own health?

  83. Ray

    Ray2 months ago

    Wow this car look a lot like HRV from Honda

  84. Scratching my life away in Florida

    Scratching my life away in Florida2 months ago

    That is an awesome Car

  85. Kevin George

    Kevin George2 months ago

    This is NOT a Mustang. They slapped Mustang branding on it purely for marketing purposes.

  86. ThisOneGuy

    ThisOneGuy2 months ago

    Screw in with confidence, who else remembers?

  87. Devin Chapman

    Devin Chapman2 months ago

    I want one but I think I will wait 2-3 years for Ford to figure out the bugs

  88. kon

    kon2 months ago

    All they have to do now is ditch that ridiculous screen and put in a traditional co sole and guage cluster. Don't copy Tesla. Follow what all the other brands are doing with their e-car dash.

  89. Ramez Alghazawi

    Ramez Alghazawi2 months ago

    The lag on the screen is just amazing 😂, yah thats why everyone is buying a tsla

  90. Andy

    Andy2 months ago

    Owner of a 19' gt premium... I'll never recognize this as a mustang. Ford is piggy backing off the name for sake of sales and mustang enthusiasts. The vehicle will be obsolete in a couple years. I'd you want an electric car, the tesla offer software update as time goes on so older models are not as obsolete as time goes on.

  91. Greg B

    Greg B2 months ago

    Yeah I just hope ford has decent software engineers, since everyone has a smartphone with really good interfaces in their pocket. So the expectations for the all other interfaces are high; whether its a fridge or a car... it can't be that laggy.

  92. Kyle Speer

    Kyle Speer2 months ago

    Mustang is a "sports car" not and suv Ford should be ashamed.

  93. TheHennes36

    TheHennes362 months ago

    Oh wow! Dont tell me this dial placed so neatly in the Screen is just controlling Volume!! That would have been such a missed opportunity for having a tactile input for the main Screen 🙈

  94. Wiket

    Wiket2 months ago

    Im getting one!

  95. OddShock824

    OddShock8242 months ago

    The way they're promoting it, wouldn't be surprised if Ford didnt heavily incentivised this review.

  96. Steven Walker

    Steven Walker2 months ago

    That's not a Mustang

  97. Thomas Leaf

    Thomas Leaf2 months ago

    You would think that north american gas stations would be seeking to install charging stations and that there would be tax incentives and write-offs for doing that. I want an EV, and Tesla's most compelling advantage is the network of super chargers. I'd be really concerned about buying a non-Tesla EV simply because finding a charging station feels like a roll of the dice right now.

  98. SE7ENinc

    SE7ENinc2 months ago

    The latest iPhone won't charge in the Bronco sport either. Same message. But older model iPhones will.

  99. ManyuTV

    ManyuTV2 months ago

    But the ugliness though 💩

  100. Joyce Jackson

    Joyce Jackson2 months ago

    No one is talking about how much room is in the rear seats. Is it roomy? How comfortable would a person, over six feet, fit in the rear seats?

  101. Mark Brand

    Mark Brand2 months ago

    The hype is real? Did Ford sponsor this?

  102. Gaganpreet chohan

    Gaganpreet chohan2 months ago

    Future is hybrid not electric.

  103. Carsten Wollenberg Bonse

    Carsten Wollenberg Bonse2 months ago

    Mustang Mach-E. Yeah, we got one.

  104. Oriola Odutoye

    Oriola Odutoye2 months ago

    Great Review and and a good Car! Why dont other car guys work with tesla to use their network? is it really that hard

  105. Suntiar A

    Suntiar A2 months ago

    I am the owner of a 2014 mustang GT. I absolutely love my car. But I'm looking to upgrade soon. Deciding between a 2018-2020 mustang or getting a Mach-E. I really love the rumble and sound, I offer to drive any chance I get I love driving my car so much.. But is it really worth giving up for the EV hype... I understand EVs are the future. But why not put an electric drive train and motor on the S550 chassis. I honestly wouldn't think twice... but this. This just looks iffy to me. I mean.. it's a crossover with a mustang badge..

  106. DenvilX

    DenvilX2 months ago

    starting from 43k usd... i can't but eco boost mustang under 50k eur...