Here’s how much the Ford F-150 Lightning home backup charge will cost
Customers wishing to use the Ford F-150 Lightning Electric Pickup Truck recharging their homes in the event of a breakdown will be very expensive.
Every F-150 Lightning comes with a Ford Mobile Power Cord, which can be plugged into a 120 or 240 volt outlet. However, to take advantage of the vehicle’s two-way charging feature called Ford Intelligent Backup Power, customers will need to purchase a Home Integration System.
The home integration system, which consists of an inverter, transfer switch, and battery, is available through Sunrun for $3,895, with installation costs dependent on your home’s configuration. a person. The device works in tandem with the automaker’s 80-amp Charge Station Pro, which is included with extended-range F-150 Lightning vehicles and costs $1,310 plus tax for standard-range F-150 Lightning vehicles.
“When the power goes out, the system automatically disconnects from the power line and switches to Ford Intelligent Backup Power so the truck can send power to your home,” said Matthew Stover, director of charging and maintenance services. Ford Energy, in a statement. LinkedIn blog post. “This route opens up even more potential in the future, as this system will be used to enable another feature once it becomes available – Ford Intelligent Power. This will allow customers to power their homes with their truck’s battery. when electricity tariffs are higher, potentially saving money and easing pressure on the grid.”
The Ford F-150 Lightning has the ability to disconnect up to 9.6 kilowatts of power during an outage to keep lights on, power appliances, security systems and more.
Based on an average of 30 kilowatt hours of use per day, Ford estimates the F-150 Lightning with Extended Range Battery provides full power for up to three days, or up to 10 days if power is off. rationed, with results varying according to energy consumption.
Customers can monitor charging status, control the transfer of electricity to their home and set their own cut-off limits through the Ford’s Pass app.
Pricing for the F-150 Lightning starts at just under $40,000.
The extended range battery produces 580 horsepower and the standard range battery delivers 452 horsepower. Both packs are capable of producing 775 lb-ft. of torque, more than any other F-150 pickup ever. Properly equipped F-150 Lightning pickup trucks have a payload capacity of up to 2,235 lbs. and a towing capacity of up to 10,000 lbs.
The F-150 Lightning’s standard-range battery offers an EPA-estimated target range of 230 miles. Meanwhile, the Extended Range Battery offers an EPA-estimated range of 320 miles and the Platinum model offers an EPA-estimated range of 300 miles.
The company took more than 200,000 reservations for the F-150 Lightning.