Ford Mustang Mach-E delays strike as customers practice patience
Soon-to-be EV owners report delays stretching into March.
It all started with Gran Turismo. From those early PlayStation days, Sean was drawn to anything with four wheels. Prior to joining the Roadshow team, he was a freelance contributor for Motor Authority, The Car Connection and Green Car Reports. As for what's in the garage, Sean owns a 2016 Chevrolet SS, and yes, it has Holden badges.
has three highly anticipated vehicles rolling out, or soon to launch in the 2021 F-150, Bronco and the
. We were first to report the 2021 Bronco won't reach eager fans this spring as planned, but now, it looks like the electric 'Stang is subject to its own delays.
The Detroit Free Press reported Saturday on dozens of Twitter users questioning why their delivery dates moved from this month to as far back as March for their preordered Mustang Mach-E. Although Ford did not immediately return Roadshow's request for comment, the automaker confirmed delays with the newspaper and blamed it on additional post-production quality checks. The Mustang Mach-E is built in Mexico, but the quality checks will take place in the US, according to the report. Customers may see delays up to eight weeks.
I'm hoping Ford can get the electric SUV to customers in a timely manner. In Roadshow's first drive of the radical change to the
nameplate, Reviews Editor Andrew Krok decided it was one heck of a pony, even though it may not be the best Mustang.