I do not know how to use just one loop to tie my shoes (bunny ears for life!), and I do not understand why Pringles are re-sealable (there is clearly a single serving in that tube), but I do know this: the Ford Mustang Mach-E is one of the most fantastic cars on the road. Just look at that thing—its sleek design screams “cool,” and it has the bragging rights of being the first completely new Mustang model in the lineup in a long time. The fact that it is also a high-performance beast with zero emissions is simply icing on the cake, but it is far from the only icing you will find on this delicious, many-tiered automotive confection.
Whether you are considering a Ford Mustang Mach-E for sale or simply interested in the raddest rides on the market, there is so much to love about this machine that it is no surprise it has made so many fans so quickly. There is the bold and precise all-electric performance, of course, and you can’t help but immediately notice its gorgeous design the moment you look at it, plus the stunningly luxurious and comfortable interior. All of those things are great, but they have been talked about at great length by plenty of other folks who probably tie their shoes with just one loop. So today, we will look at some of the coolest things the Mach-E has to offer that might not appear to every driver at first glance.
Thing #1 – The New Mustang Mach-E Rally Model
Full disclosure: This is not just one “thing” about the Mustang Mach-E, but I could not resist talking about this because I really dig it. For the 2024 model year, Ford is introducing a new Mustang Mach-E Rally model designed to bring this crossover’s incredible electric performance and engineering to the trail. This is a rally-inspired off-road version of the Mach-E that does not sacrifice raw power for its trail-ready design.
The new Mustang Mach-E Rally features a raised version of its MagneRide suspension, which means it’s incredibly comfortable with fantastic handling and ride quality while offering greater ground clearance than standard models. It features a dramatic rear spoiler with Oxford White 19-inch wheels for another touch of drama, plus underbody shielding to protect vital components, LED fog lamps, and much more. Oh, and it has an enhanced powertrain designed for at least 650 lb-ft of torque and a unique RallySport Drive Mode (more on the Mach-E’s remarkable drive modes below) for excellent performance on the trail.
Thing #2 – Bluecruise Hands-Free Driving
Now, what can the Mustang Mach-E do for you off the trail? I don’t know; how about Ford’s innovative BlueCruise hands-free driving technology? Does that do anything for you? Semi-autonomous driving leads the industry as numerous brands and manufacturers work toward achieving greater levels of vehicle autonomy. Tesla gets much attention for its Autopilot technology (that is about the biggest misnomer I have ever seen), but they are far from the only one with this kind of tech.
Ford’s BlueCruise technology is one of the best on the market, giving you actual hands-free driving functionality on compatible roads across the country. At the moment, Ford says BlueCruise can operate on 97% of controlled-access highways across the US and Canada, allowing you to let the Mustang Mach-E take over on long road trips, during your daily commute, and more. With over-the-air updates and the technology continuing to improve, this is something that’s just going to keep getting better.
Thing #3 – The Remarkably Functional Frunk
All right, look, I know that most EVs have frunks (front-end trunks)—take out the internal combustion engine, and you have space that needs to be used for something, right? So, a front trunk makes logical sense, and while it might have been a nifty selling point a decade ago, it’s hardly cause for bragging at this point. That being said, the Mustang Mach-E’s frunk is something special because Ford’s designers thought about how to make it more than just a boxy storage area that is too small for a suitcase but too large for your pet. The frunk of the Mustang Mach-E is nearly water-tight and works perfectly as a cooler that you can fill with ice because those mad geniuses at Ford gave it a drain plug! As a kid, I never knew I would grow up to want a vehicle with a built-in cooler, but adulthood is full of surprises.
Thing #4 – Up to Three Driver Profiles
Memory settings for vehicles are not anything new—they are a great feature, do not get me wrong, but not necessarily something to get too excited about. Ford has taken this concept further with the Mustang Mach-E, which has full driver profiles that you can set and customize for how up to three people prefer their driving experience. This goes beyond just the driver’s seat position and side mirrors and includes a whole host of settings, including climate controls, audio settings, and more. You can even activate a profile before you get in, so everything will shift to just how you like it, no matter who was driving before you.
Thing #5 – Ford’s Active Park Assist Tech
I’m not a young man, and in my numerous decades on this planet, I have never heard someone excitedly exclaim, “Oh boy, parking, that’s my favorite!” We put up with parking because otherwise, we would have our vehicles lying about willy-nilly or stacked on top of each other in great towers reaching the sky. But it is not fun and often stressful; wouldn’t it be great if your vehicle could handle it for you? Well, the Mustang Mach-E can, thanks to Ford’s Active Park Assist technology that can detect parking spots for you and then take over handling both parallel and perpendicular parking needs—it can even get out of a parking spot for you so you can focus on the fun stuff, like driving home from work while wondering how many hot dogs you can fit in your mouth at once.
Thing #6 – The Mustang Mach-E’s Drive Modes
Like with the profile settings, drive modes are not something particularly new or unique to the Mustang Mach-E, but how they are handled is excellent. Three different drive modes are available—four with the new Rally model—and you can choose between them to customize your driving experience. They alter more than performance because each mode also changes the vehicle’s interior. Set your Mach-E to Engage, and the interior ambient lighting goes to a soft blue color with balanced performance; choose Whisper, and you get a quiet experience with blue interior lighting and the interior sound turned off; and if you choose Unbridled, then you get increased throttle response, sporty performance, and orange interior ambient lighting to go with it. It is a great way to create a cohesive driving experience you will not find on most cars.
All This and More Than 300 Miles of Range
As you can see, the Ford Mustang Mach-E has a lot to offer beyond basics like instant torque, one-pedal driving, and more than 300 miles of range from a full charge. I did not even mention the spacious interior with plenty of room inside for friends and family, the comfortable seating, or the stunning 15.5-inch vertically-mounted Infotainment display that looks incredible and makes it easy to control apps and navigation features. Add in an available Bang & Olufsen premium sound system, and you have a vehicle that has earned every bit of praise it has received since it first hit the scene. Ford hasn’t always been the market leader in innovation, but with the Mustang Mach-E (and other recent hits like the Broncos and F-150 Lightning), they are showing us that they are not about to let other brands steal the spotlight in the future.