The 320-mile EPA range outperforms the Rivian R1T, efficiently filling it

The US EPA has posted range and performance numbers for the 2022 F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup Truck করে providing more range than Ford originally indicated for the much-anticipated truck and thus better efficiency.

With the optional 131-kwh extended-range battery pack, the Lightning will have a range of 320 miles on XLT, Lariat and fleet-only Pro trims. That’s better than the “up to 300 miles” Ford discussed when it unveiled Lightning in 2021. With a 98-kilowatt standard-range battery pack, this range is estimated to shrink to 230 miles.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning EPA Rating

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning EPA Rating

With the addition of MPGe statistics, just now posted, it is clear that the F-150 Lightning has achieved the same 70-MPGe (48 kwh / 100 mi) rating in that top extended-range version that is currently the only version of the Rivian R1T- Like this. The available F-150 Lightning is more efficient than the R1T in city cycle. It achieves a 78/63 MPGe rating for city / highway, while R1T earns 74/66 MPGe, respectively.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs. 2022 Rivian R1T EPA rating

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning vs. 2022 Rivian R1T EPA rating

The high-end F-150 Lightning Platinum, available only with the extended-range battery pack, gets a 300-mile range estimate. That surpassed the 280-mile estimate when Ford first released details of the Lightning battery pack in December 2021.

Ford states that on a 150-kW DC fast-charger, the lighting will increase from 15% to 80% in 41 minutes with the extended range pack or 44 minutes with the standard-range pack. With an 80-amp level 2 charger, it will be able to recover up to 30 miles per hour with a large battery pack.

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning Pro

Thanks to the built-in two-way charging capability, Lightning will be one of the first vehicles in the United States to offer vehicle-to-vehicle charging. With the right Ford-provided hardware and a consistent home installation, Lightning can also provide backup power for the home, the automaker said.

On the first ride on the truck, we witnessed the subtlety and serenity of its dual-motor powertrain. Check back soon মতো as of tomorrow — for some direct driver seat impressions.

The story greatly updated the one posted on March 22, when Ford confirmed the EPA rating. With this, they have been officially confirmed by the Post Statistics EPA.

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