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Tesla Model Y vs. Ford Mustang Mach-E

When we compare the Tesla Model Y to the Ford Mustang Mach-E, the Tesla Model Y has the advantage in the area of base engine power. Based on this comparison of the Tesla Model Y versus the Ford Mustang Mach-E, the Tesla Model Y is a better car than the Ford Mustang Mach-E.

Engine Power and Fuel Efficiency Comparison

For engine performance, the Tesla Model Y’s base engine makes 346 horsepower, and the Ford Mustang Mach-E base engine makes 266 horsepower. The Model Y is rated to deliver an average of 127 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 330 miles. The Mustang Mach-E is rated to deliver an average of 110 miles per gallon of gasoline-equivalent (MPGe), with a highway range of 230 miles. Both models use electricity. The charge time for the Model Y is 10 hours (240V), while the charge time for the Mustang Mach-E is 14.1 hours (240V).

Hauling, Towing, and Off-Road Capabilities Comparison

The Tesla Model Y has the advantage of offering higher ground clearance and payload capacity than the Ford Mustang Mach-E.

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2022 Tesla Model Y

2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E

Pricing

New Asking Price:

-

Used Asking Price:

$57,996 - $69,887

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

46.7%

Pricing

New Asking Price:

$46,687 - $69,440

Used Asking Price:

-

5-Year Depreciation (lower is better):

59.7%

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

9.3 / 10

Safety:

10.0 / 10

iSeeCars Scores & Rankings

Overall Score:

Not available

Reliability:

Not available

Retained Value:

7.1 / 10

Safety:

8.0 / 10

iSeeCars Rankings

2 / 14

iSeeCars Rankings

6 / 14

Summary Review

The Tesla Model Y is a two-row, five-passenger crossover. An optional third row with two jump seats is also available in some trims. Like every Tesla, it offers great performance bang for the buck, with acceleration that surpasses most gas-powered crossovers in its price range.

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Summary Review

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is a ground-breaking new five-passenger crossover/hatchback vehicle. This new entry in the EV market from Ford shows the power of big automakers to rapidly leap ahead of established EV models . . . once they commit to the technology.

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Pros and Cons

  • Roomier than its sibling the Model 3
  • Optional third row
  • Segment-leading range

  • No Android Auto or Apple CarPlay
  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Few luxury features 
  • Some early reliability issues

Pros and Cons

  • Excellent blend of styling, functionality and price
  • Multiple configurations including high-performance trims and AWD available
  • Extended battery ranges offered
  • Class-leading, innovative infotainment system

  • No spare tire on any trim
  • Trailer towing is not approved by Ford

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Body Styles

SUV

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Available Drivetrain Options

Electric

Trim Levels

Long Range, Performance

Trim Levels

Premium, California Route 1, Select, GT

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

8 years / 120000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

4 years / 50000 miles

Warranty Information

Warranty, Bumper-to-Bumper:

3 years / 36000 miles

Warranty, Powertrain

5 years / 60000 miles

Warranty, Roadside Assistance:

5 years / 60000 miles

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

5 out of 5 Stars

IIHS Safety Rating:

Not yet available

Safety Ratings

NHTSA Safety Rating (last 5 year average):

Not yet available

IIHS Safety Rating:

TOP SAFETY PICK

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

346 hp

Torque:

389 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.078 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Base Drivetrain Specifications

Horsepower:

266 hp

Torque:

317 foot-lbs

Power-to-Weight Ratio (higher is better):

0.062 hp per pound

Towing Capacity:

Not yet available

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

AWD

MPGe:

127 / 117 / 122

Range (city/hwy):

330 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity :

75 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

10 hours (240V)

Engine Specifications

Transmission:

Automatic

Standard/Optional Drivetrain Type:

RWD / AWD

MPGe:

110 / 96 / 103

Range (city/hwy):

230 miles

Recommended Fuel Type:

Electricity

Battery Size/Capacity:

70 kWh

Maximum Charging Rate:

14.1 hours (240V)

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

N/A

Android Auto:

N/A

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Standard

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Standard

Heated Steering Wheel:

N/A

Standard/Optional Features

Apple CarPlay:

Standard

Android Auto:

Standard

Wireless Smartphone Charging:

Standard

Keyless Entry:

Standard

Keyless Ignition:

Standard

Adaptive Cruise Control:

Standard

Heated Seats:

Available

Cooled/Ventilated Seats:

N/A

Leather Upholstery:

Standard

Navigation System:

Standard

Sunroof/Moonroof:

Available

Heated Steering Wheel:

Available

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Available

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

N/A

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

N/A

Safety Equipment

Forward Collision Warning:

Standard

Pedestrian Detection:

Standard

Lane Departure Warning:

Standard

Lane Keeping Assist:

Standard

Blind Spot Monitoring:

Standard

Rear Cross-Traffic Alert:

Standard

360-Degree Camera:

Available

Rear Seat Reminder:

N/A

Driver Attention Monitoring:

Standard

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

41 inches

Front Leg Room:

41.8 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

56.4 inches

Rear Head Room:

39.4 inches

Rear Leg Room:

40.5 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

54 inches

Cargo Space:

34.3 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

76.2 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Interior Dimensions

Front Head Room:

38.9 inches

Front Leg Room:

43.3 inches

Front Shoulder Room:

57.6 inches

Rear Head Room:

38.2 inches

Rear Leg Room:

38.1 inches

Rear Shoulder Room:

55.9 inches

Cargo Space:

34.4 cubic feet

Cargo Space, 2nd-row seat folded down:

59.7 cubic feet

Overall Interior Volume:

Not yet available

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4416 lbs

Width:

83.8 inches

Height:

63.9 inches

Length:

187.1 inches

Wheelbase:

113.8 inches

Ground Clearance:

6.6 inches

Exterior Dimensions

Curb Weight:

4318 lbs

Width:

74.1 inches

Height:

64 inches

Length:

185.6 inches

Wheelbase:

117.5 inches

Ground Clearance:

5.8 inches

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

19.0 x 9.5 inches

Wheel Type:

aluminum

Tire Size:

255/45R19

Standard Wheel/Tire Information

Wheel Size:

18.0 inches

Wheel Type:

painted aluminum

Tire Size:

225/60R18