What have you heard about the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E? You’re about to hear a whole lot more as people begin to transition to the electric crossover version of the popular muscle car—and from what is known, it’s likely that most of what you hear will be positive.
In addition to being a zero-emission vehicle, the Mach-E is a marvel of convenience and entertainment features, perfect for those who appreciate a high-quality, thrilling driving experience. It’ll tear down straightaways like the Mustangs of old while affording you the comfort and space of the modern compact SUV.
Whether you’re interested in trading out your older muscle car for a new one, or you’re curious about what it would be like to drive an electric vehicle instead of a gasoline- or diesel-fueled one, the Ford Mustang Mach-E is guaranteed to not only impress but exceed expectations. Ford has its eye on the distant future—and in the near future, you may find yourself a Mach-E enthusiast.
Curious about what the Mustang Mach-E has to offer aside from a sleek, powerful design and eco-friendly powertrain? Wonder how Ford plans to encourage drivers to take a chance on the new Mach-E? Take a look at the most interesting, exciting features of our new favorite Ford…
A Drainable Frunk
What do you call a storage space that’s replaced an engine? Ford has adopted the colloquial “frunk” (front trunk) to denote the additional cargo area of the Mach-E. With your frunk, you’re blessed with enough room to carry all your gear and equipment. While that might not sound special, there is an element to the frunk that no trunks have: it’s drainable. The frunk is made entirely of water-safe materials, and a quick spray with a hose removes any mud, leaves, pine needles, crumbs, or any such detritus from your wild adventures.
If you don’t regularly get your hiking boots, fishing gear, or socks dirty, but you do enjoy a cookout, tailgate, or campfire, you can utilize the frunk as a storage area for food or to keep drinks cold since you can pack it full of ice! You’ll be the hero of the event for remembering to bring ice and putting it in a massive portable container that won’t cause a mess. Whether you’re attending a beach party, a football game, or participating in a parade, you’ll love having that extra space to surprise, delight, and entertain your friends and family.
90 Days of BlueCruise 1.2
What’s better than driving an electric vehicle? What about enjoying the ride without having to drive? Ford has included a 90-day free trial of their BlueCruise 1.2 technology, a semi-autonomous hands-free driving program that can take the pressure off and allow you to sit back and relax as the Mach-E takes control. North America has over 130,000 miles of roadways compatible with the BlueCruise 1.2 system, so hop on the highway and tuck your hands in your pockets!
It’s not a feature you need to utilize, but it’s there if you want a peek into the future of transportation. Whether you have a dull commute, a quick errand, or a short day trip that requires driving, you can choose to give your Mach-E the wheel and do other things, like sing along to your favorite rock anthem, call a friend back about dinner plans, or listen to the newest episode of that podcast you enjoy so much.
Without the added pressure to keep your hands on the wheel at all times, you’ll arrive at your destination relaxed, happy, and ready to get the job done so you can return to the road again lickety-split. It sounds like a dream, doesn’t it?
Bang & Olufsen Audio
What’s a Mustang without a good sound system? Though this feature isn’t standard with all Mach-E models, it is standard for over half of them—and if you’ve ever yearned for a sound system that won’t be overpowered by road noise, then you’re going to love the Mach-E’s audio offering: the Bang & Olufsen sound system. While the lower trim levels of the Mustang Mach-E are equipped with a six-speaker sound system that includes speed-compensated volume, MP3 capability, and the expected FM stereo, your upper trim levels come with a ten-speaker sound system by the highly lauded Bang & Olufsen.
The premium Bang & Olufsen sound system also includes a subwoofer, so if you want to rattle your windows with your favorite playlist, you’ve got the means to do it. Stereos have been part of the driving experience for decades; with every passing year, stereos have become bigger, better, and more powerful—and with Bang & Olufsen, you’re getting the biggest, best, and most powerful stereo system on the market.
If you’ve always dreamed of having a high-quality sound system that can rival the loudest engines on the highway, then you need to take the Mach-E for a spin and test out its stereo.
Though a waterproof frunk, premium stereo system, and hands-free driving tech might sound too good to be true, there’s even more to what makes the Mach-E a modern-day marvel: a 15.5-inch infotainment interface that puts all others to shame.
While bigger isn’t always necessarily better, this 15.5-inch tablet touchscreen is definitely one of the best entertainment features inside the Mach-E. It’s equipped with Ford’s SYNC 4 system, which includes three years’ navigation service, live traffic updates, and an EV trip planner so that you know exactly where the nearest charging stations are and how long it will take to get there.
You can also use your infotainment center to peruse your playlists, podcasts, and news programs so that you’ll never be bored while driving or electing to go hands-free to your appointment, meeting, or social event. It also comes with Sirius 360L, which means you don’t have to bring all your music and programs to the Mach-E; Sirius 360L gives you access to thousands of hours of entertainment, which, paired with the Bang & Olufsen stereo system, may make you feel like you never want to get out of the Mustang and go back to the real world.
Blasting Past the Competition
Whether you’re interested in a new-age muscle car, a revolutionary electric crossover, or Ford’s premium convenience and entertainment features, you’ll find all that and more in the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E.
There are five trim levels, but most perks are standard across the board. You’ll love the updated design, the hands-free elements, and all the entertainment perks that come with such a high-end vehicle. Ford’s focus on producing top-quality, eco-friendly automobiles has benefited the Mustang nameplate by keeping it fresh, appealing to a wide range of drivers who will love driving one of America’s most popular models.
Will the 2023 Ford Mustang Mach-E bring in a wave of electric muscle-inspired crossovers? Maybe, maybe not. But since Ford has been such a giant in the automotive industry, it would make sense that other companies would—at least eventually—follow suit.
Will they, too, stand the test of time? Will these models be as popular as the Mustang Mach-E? Doubtful. Ford has a way of tapping into the American psyche and bringing out the best of it to inspire the next generation of vehicles. The Ford Mustang Mach-E is veritable proof of this.