NEW Ford F-150 Lightning EV - better than a Tesla Cybertruck!

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The F-150 is going electric! Introducing the new Ford F-150 Lightning!

This all-American pick-up has been the best-selling vehicle in the USA for the past 44 years, so let’s face it, it was only a matter of time before an electric version was released.

And if we’re being honest, looking at the performance stats, we’re more than happy it’s made the switch to an EV! It’ll come equipped with dual-motors as standard, the extended-range model will be able to produce 571hp. As a comparison, a V8 Ford Mustang can only put down 450hp!

That’s not all though… It’ll also make a colossal 1,050Nm of torque - almost double the Mustang’s 529Nm!!

So the power stats are great, and it doesn’t look too bad either! But does it have what it takes to keep its pick-up crown when it faces tough competition from the Tesla Cybertruck and Hummer EV? You’ll have to keep watching to find out!

00:00 Intro
00:35 Lightning
01:08 Design
01:42 Range
02:27 Performance
03:29 Charging
04:25 Payload
05:40 Driving
06:38 Infotainment
07:32 Updates
08:00 Price

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  • carwow
    carwow17 dni temu

    F-150 Lightning v Cybertruck... Which are you choosing? VOTE BELOW!



    2 dni temu

    Cybertruck bcz of that design!!!

  • Luis Barros

    Luis Barros

    5 dni temu

    @Zaliah any tesla owner will tell you the cars have less range as advertised and if you didn’t know the ford was tested with a 1000 payload, also the tesla truck still need side mirrors which will reduce their range. Also when a tesla car needs repair…good luck at least ford has dealers all over the place. Now who cares how fast a truck goes from 0-60? If is that important for you buy a bike they are faster.

  • Rohith k r

    Rohith k r

    5 dni temu

    Hummer EV will kill both of them!!!

  • Rohith k r

    Rohith k r

    5 dni temu


  • Nottotv


    7 dni temu

    @Kristiāns Ozoliņš could be in a negative way

  • NoNegotiations
    NoNegotiations12 godzin temu

    So when is Cybertruck coming? 2 years? 5 years? I want to see it on the streets. Ford will release their truck next year. Elon is eating his words.

  • Nicholas Thon

    Nicholas Thon

    3 godzin temu

    Roughly 6 months they'll be out.

  • Stygian
    Stygian14 godzin temu

    I’d still buy the cyber truck for street cred

  • Peter Donnellan
    Peter DonnellanDzień temu

    Why isn't this coming to the UK?!😭

    NIRANJAN ROY2 dni temu

    They did revenge cz in the tesla event that cybertruck pulled the og f150 🤣

  • Nico Michler
    Nico Michler4 dni temu

    You need to do something to habe Ford selling the F150 Lightning in Europe/UK You have to take some preorders.... I ˋd love to buy one with european specifications (Plugs)

  • Tony Tong
    Tony Tong7 dni temu

    Still waiting for the part where this is "better than a Tesla Cybertruck"

  • Niksam Satellite Connection
    Niksam Satellite Connection8 dni temu

    I'm a fan of u🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦🇿🇦 never end carwow

  • Izra-El King
    Izra-El King8 dni temu

    it looks like it was "inspired" from the other EV truck in the desert, that was pennies at the beginning of the video

  • Nigel Thompson
    Nigel Thompson9 dni temu

    wish we could get them in Right hand drive

  • stuey36
    stuey369 dni temu

    What's up with the 1980s aerial? Sharkfin please....

  • Mr Bob
    Mr Bob9 dni temu

    The cyber truck is a joke...can’t believe this is the first EV are manufactures waiting for???

  • Ryan Easterlow
    Ryan Easterlow9 dni temu

    Why aren’t these coming to the U.K. !!!

  • Ricky Bryan
    Ricky Bryan9 dni temu

    People crushing on the cyber truck have no idea how dialled back it’s going to have to be to be legal in most markets. Crush zones, pedestrian safety, even the glass and side mirrors are illegal. This and Hummer are production ready.

  • Paul Turner
    Paul Turner10 dni temu

    Specs are fairly unimpressive when compared to the Cybertruck.

  • Tomas
    Tomas10 dni temu

    This is actually a really cool truck. 👍 Well done Ford!

  • fact gasm
    fact gasm10 dni temu

    If Ford made them in Dagemham would that make them English Electric Lightnings? 🤣

  • Marcelo Velarde
    Marcelo Velarde10 dni temu

    But i have a doubt with all these Electric cars releasing in the near future.. What happens to all the batteries after they died?.. In a phone it last like 4-5 years.. I feel that future is going to be much more polluted because of all the old batteries with their chemical stuff...

  • sam jum
    sam jum10 dni temu

    The expensive kitchen synthetically sparkle because chemistry implicitly signal over a brown cable. square, pointless plywood

  • Mohammed Fahd
    Mohammed Fahd11 dni temu

    Better than Cybertruck??? That car is not even launched yet. They didn't even show a production model.

  • Million Pound Listing
    Million Pound Listing11 dni temu

    Why can’t they sell this car to UK? I want one.

  • J Egbert
    J Egbert11 dni temu

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  • Deadshot Zadm
    Deadshot Zadm11 dni temu

    Can you do a review of the Nissan Navara 2021?

  • tomxaak
    tomxaak11 dni temu

    Not avail for pre-orders in Europe :/

  • Emerson Lalonde
    Emerson Lalonde11 dni temu

    extremely biased and excluding important information about the all the areas that the cybertruck beats it, furthermore this guy is probably paid by ford.

  • Isac Wettero
    Isac Wettero12 dni temu

    More expensive, less range, less towing capacity, smaller bed, no charging network. How is the f150 lightning better than a cyber truck again?🧐

  • John Pena
    John Pena12 dni temu

    annoying how you can tell he is reading off a prompter

  • Oshane Davis
    Oshane Davis12 dni temu

    It dose look better than tesla's truck

  • Maksym И
    Maksym И12 dni temu

    See! They can come out with a cool name. They didn't have to name it the Mustang Lighting to sound cool

  • Yuvansai Pasupathy
    Yuvansai Pasupathy12 dni temu

    Mat: (British Accent) I shall buy a F150. Me : (American) Imma get a F150.

  • Gregs Mowing
    Gregs Mowing12 dni temu

    Rivian have taken ages to come to market, any reason why? Im sure ford will sell more of these than the other electric truck in USA.

  • Jim Munro
    Jim Munro13 dni temu

    Out sell Tesla by miles looks like Truck for one where Tesla looks wank

  • Conroy Boothe
    Conroy Boothe13 dni temu

    What even better is that the milage is while carrying 1000lbs in the bed. So if your empty the milage is close to 300 in the base model

  • kâel
    kâel13 dni temu


  • 2HT
    2HT13 dni temu

    I immediately reserved one.

  • Deep Toot
    Deep Toot13 dni temu

    Cybertruck all the way. This looks like a toy truck. I prefer the Raptor or the RAM 1500 limited. If you're going electric you should go all out like tesla did. Cybertruck and Ram limited for me.

  • Jeremy
    Jeremy13 dni temu

    This thing is going to sell like hot cakes. I fear the Rivian and Hummer are in trouble.

  • my name jeoff

    my name jeoff

    11 dni temu

    Lol rip

  • Ahmed Chibane
    Ahmed Chibane13 dni temu

    I have just watched MKBHD review for this truck and it sound like the most practical truck out of the bunch with a lot of useful features for professional

  • swifty
    swifty13 dni temu

    The range you get on the truck is only 300 miles if an additional 1000lbs of extra weight gets added onto it.

  • Olipeeee
    Olipeeee13 dni temu

    Matt - torque is irrelevant, 1Nm can tow a aeroplane if enough gearing is available.. power is the only fair comparison. Also EVs have massive radiators, they are heavily fanned they're just hidden under the frunks. Large radiators are required as the temperature delta between battery/motor temps vs ambient air is very low.

  • Joshua Knutson
    Joshua Knutson13 dni temu

    FYI the epa range is based off of having 1000lbs to capacity loaded into it. So in theory empty with a single driver should get more range than its epa rating

  • Nicholas Thon

    Nicholas Thon

    3 godzin temu

    The 1000lb thing is a wives tale. Find ANY Ford release stating that. It started as some speculative media post and everyone bought it as truth. Ford has been asked directly about it and couldn't confirm, but also not deny because it's a good rumor for them.

  • Ultimate Chanel Tv
    Ultimate Chanel Tv13 dni temu

    How long will.last for ev car

  • Pete Miller
    Pete Miller13 dni temu

    YAH ....the F-150 is way better than the CT. It costs more, has less range, accelerates slower, tows less, carries less, doesn't have air suspension, and has a smaller box with wheel wells. What metrics are you using? By the way, the tri-motor does 0 to 60 in 2.9 sec. Last time I checked that is faster than 4.5. You're correct about the frunk, that's about the only thing that is better.

  • Jacob Wardell
    Jacob Wardell13 dni temu

    Ford actually made an electric Ford Ranger pickup truck a long while ago... But this is the first time Ford has ever made an electric F-150... 🙂

  • Raymond S
    Raymond S13 dni temu

    The raptor was supposed to be the third gen lightning.

  • E Roche
    E Roche13 dni temu

    Developed by Gilead. Also available in matt black.

  • Simon Ngesa
    Simon Ngesa13 dni temu

    Damn Ford Prolly sent Tesla back to square one

  • Waqas Zaheer
    Waqas Zaheer14 dni temu

    Drive cybertruck on sky too

  • Ole Nymoen
    Ole Nymoen14 dni temu

    "NEW Ford F-150 Lightning EV - better than a Tesla Cybertruck!" With that title I expected a serious comparison, and an argument why the F150 is better. I must have missed that part. While I must admit that I like the look of the F150 better than the look of the Cybertruck, that currently the only part I'm certain is "better".

  • Ev Z
    Ev Z14 dni temu

    Can we stop with the stupid facial expression thumbnails

  • Daniel Purdy
    Daniel Purdy14 dni temu

    Dear Ford, Get it in the UK

  • VVatt Up
    VVatt Up14 dni temu

    Clickbait 👎🏼

  • Jassem
    Jassem14 dni temu

    *MY 18+ PHOTOS HERE* MEETME.BABY PLwhite: This is fine Someone: Says "heck" PLwhite: BE GONE однако я люблю таких рыбаков .

  • Bratwurst106


    14 dni temu

    @Ev Z no

  • Ev Z

    Ev Z

    14 dni temu


  • Exploring Alabama
    Exploring Alabama14 dni temu

    1. Dealer called me and wanted me to order one. I said there is nowhere to charge it. He said I know, take short trips. 2. Stop reading lines, learn what you are talking about. Makes it more like you care. Peace Out

  • Codac
    Codac14 dni temu

    Um no, not better than a cyber truck

  • Wtdswwa Sbp
    Wtdswwa Sbp14 dni temu

    BEAT IT UP14 dni temu

    When a tech channel ( mkbhd) gets to review a new car before a big car dealing firm

  • ChRiS AnGeL CoStA
    ChRiS AnGeL CoStA14 dni temu

    The question might be how convenient is it to charge the Ford F-150 than any Tesla make whilst on the move?

  • ッΛCE
    ッΛCE14 dni temu

    Isn't the Rivian owned by Ford?

  • Askak Norhadin
    Askak Norhadin14 dni temu

    To be honest I like this truck 😍😍😍

  • Caleb Clark
    Caleb Clark14 dni temu

    Who has heard of the Rolls Royce boat tail?

  • Caleb Clark
    Caleb Clark14 dni temu

    Who has heard of the Rolls Royce boat tail?

    THENDO14 dni temu

    It looks cool

  • Noel Paul
    Noel Paul14 dni temu

    Pls do a video on the Audi q4 e-tron

  • pangrac1
    pangrac115 dni temu

    That big central display is not in basic configurstion. Its just option and you must pay more for it.

  • D Legionnaire
    D Legionnaire15 dni temu

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  • Dante The 3rd
    Dante The 3rd15 dni temu

    That's actually pretty cool it can power your fucking house

  • Cow_ranch
    Cow_ranch15 dni temu

    I don't know what Cybertruck's final specs will be. But seeing the cargo capacity, I'm wondering if it's a bit high to be a 1/2 ton. I don't see the bed as being practical. Can't get to it from the sides well. Side mounted toolboxes etc. won't be that practical, general things like that. Also, wonder about a gooseneck ball, those sides with that type of trailer. But, the range is nice. I don't think the F150 would have enough range to get to town for supplies in cold weather with a trailer (my routine supply run is 180 miles round trip, major hills, loaded). At the very least it would be very close. There are no chargers before town. And with charging rates, plus half the mileage in winter and less than that adding on towing/hauling, it would likely cost as much or more to charge than filling up a gas engine (at least it wouldn't be cheap, no way to know for sure without real testing). Also, the chargers are currently not near any stores, sitting for nearly an hour is a waste of time, at least annoying. Also, 5.5' bed is a no go, but so is a 6.5'. Days at home are sometimes all day, hauling back and forth to the sale barn, few hundred miles some days, loaded trailer. I haven't read anything about fast home chargers. And, not really a good example, because it takes a 3/4 ton plus pickup anyway. Major hospital if the local 30 mile away one can't handle something is 220 miles one way, no chargers in between, yet. Again, thinking about winter, and time might be important. I guess I'll have to wait until the tech improves a little, range is longer, and charging doesn't take as long (since I'd have to charge a fair bit of the time in town). Also, need the longer bed.

  • Jarek
    Jarek15 dni temu

    This literally sounds like the perfect truck...I want one so bad

  • Davin Dalecki
    Davin Dalecki15 dni temu

    When joe Biden says a number you can never trust it

  • Rascal Man
    Rascal Man15 dni temu

    Who would want to buy the absurdly stupid looking and impractical Tesla pickup (really?) truck with Ford offering this genuine pickup functioning beauty... Dah? I am a huge fan of Elon but he has lost his way on design. His cars are now the ugliest most boring looking vehicles the road sans the Model S. With the other big automakes introducing great looking long range electrics... sales will not go well for Tesla in the nxt few years. Sorry Elon, but you've gone way off the reservation on these design concepts. Better hire some Italians... and quick!

  • Mark Keller
    Mark Keller15 dni temu

    If the Lightning sells well (and no doubt it will) Ford will quickly introduce a "Lightning" version of the Ranger and Maverick that should be sellable to the UK and Europe.

  • Felix Hinze
    Felix Hinze15 dni temu

    This is to cool. I especially like the massive front trunk. Given that a pickup truck typically has it's load bay exposed to the elements and prying eyes, having the ability to store some goodies in a secure 'frunk' while having an open load-bay, is just what was missing from pickup trucks all these years. Not to mention the ability for it to power your house in case of a power failure... This is pretty exceptional. We've got to put pressure on Ford that they also make this in right hand drive... There is just no way that they can justify to keep this producs for themselves in America.

  • Rory Bailey
    Rory Bailey15 dni temu

    Standard procedure watching car wow and driving to work

  • saketh h
    saketh h15 dni temu

    Can we get a drag race with ford 150 lightning with yianni racing it 😉

  • Brent Maxey-Hanson
    Brent Maxey-Hanson15 dni temu

    You don’t get the Lightning because we didn’t get the Q3 Sportback lol😂🤬🤬🤬 still pissed about that.

  • Sreyasa Saraswat
    Sreyasa Saraswat15 dni temu

    The 300 mi range is after having a weight of 1000 pounds in the truck

  • Fr4nciS


    2 godzin temu

    @Nicholas Thon Could you explain why the truck displayed 367 miles remaining with 80% of the battery left?

  • Nicholas Thon

    Nicholas Thon

    3 godzin temu

    That's a fake rumor. Find a single Ford release stating that, anywhere. Ford was asked directly and they couldn't confirm, but didn't deny because it's too juicy for them. They're obviously hoping the battery tech will catch up to something like that, but it's not here yet.

  • Steve Edward

    Steve Edward

    5 dni temu

    @mrstatictunes I was curious on how badly the range with a load would've been if it was 300 miles unloaded. Pretty impressive to have that kind of range, it's a really well rounded truck

  • Fr4nciS


    12 dni temu

    @Bob Roof Based on video by Marques Brownlee, Ford told him that the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck’s 300-mile range is their expectation of the estimated EPA range with 1,000 lbs of cargo.

  • Bob Roof

    Bob Roof

    12 dni temu

    @mrstatictunes that's bull

  • Joseph M.
    Joseph M.15 dni temu

    The range numbers mentioned in the video are with 450kg in the bed

  • Ozo101
    Ozo10115 dni temu

    the best selling truck for the last 35 years goes up against 3 trucks that do not exist yet

  • V1Gibby
    V1Gibby15 dni temu

    300miles of range with 1000lbs of cargo. Actual is ~450

  • XhellscreamX
    XhellscreamX15 dni temu

    fyi, the range is based on having 1000pounds in the tray/towing. MKBHD did some basic math after having hands on, and I think he said looks like it'll do around 496miles un-laiden

  • Pham Nuwen

    Pham Nuwen

    15 dni temu

    What? The extended range version only has 300 miles of range according to Ford, so probably no more than 250 mile in real life.

  • Conrad Brown
    Conrad Brown15 dni temu

    On what planet is the F150 better than the Cybertruck?

  • kevon mayhandnorris
    kevon mayhandnorris15 dni temu

    I used to work for Ford as a service manager and let me just tell you something that car is gonna be so problematic so many recalls I can only wait If Ford spent the money on quality-control they wouldn’t have as many recall items as they do you can’t make one electric car and think that you can make a full pick up truck with the same Intel.

  • Manab Sarkar
    Manab Sarkar15 dni temu

    Hey @carwow trying to be donut media?

    NMBRS GMNG15 dni temu

    The “99 lighting was in fast and the furious first movie

  • Vega Vega
    Vega Vega15 dni temu

    Both are ugly asf 😭😭🤣🤣

  • Farah Ahmad
    Farah Ahmad15 dni temu

    cool but i like the hummer ev better cuz it has more power and better acceleration

  • Lucas
    Lucas15 dni temu

    Yo Matt i cant finish the video because you cockeyed, im sorry bro, it was to much but i allways see you videos. Thanks

  • W P
    W P15 dni temu

    Loving the two steering wheels on the version I saw

  • thehotsixer1
    thehotsixer115 dni temu

    Cybertruck > Lighting

  • Wicked gamer
    Wicked gamer15 dni temu

    Ford is roasting the beginning Tesla

  • Phil J.L Fig
    Phil J.L Fig15 dni temu

    I want to see the original ford lighting all tuned up against the electric one

  • Derrick Halliday
    Derrick Halliday15 dni temu

    The top of the line Lightning is $10,000 more than the top of line Cyber truck which beats the Lightning in just about every category.



    15 dni temu

    Wait, have they actually started manufacturing the Cybertruck? Or the Lightning?

  • Hernan Cortez
    Hernan Cortez15 dni temu

    300 mile range in perfect conditions, no ac, no wind and going downhill....

  • Hernan Cortez

    Hernan Cortez

    15 dni temu

    @Nick Hall I’m willing to bet it gets less than 200 with a load and the ac on

  • Nick Hall

    Nick Hall

    15 dni temu

    It’s actually based on having 1,000lb of load in the back, so with no added weight is projected at over 450 miles. It’s very impressive.

  • Nyndndkdk Js
    Nyndndkdk Js15 dni temu

    Pulling a train with that car is easy!! WHY? Everyone who has had physics knows that there is very very little friction on rails

  • Mixah
    Mixah15 dni temu

    Wait Europe won’t get any of these trucks am I correct?

  • Mixah


    13 dni temu

    @RYAN JONATHAN MARTIN that’s what I thought kinda comfused why carwow is reviewing this but not complaining



    15 dni temu

    Nah XD

  • bart van wijk
    bart van wijk15 dni temu

    I want a truck with a v8

  • Scott Johnson
    Scott Johnson15 dni temu

    Will there be single cab short bed options for any ev truck?

  • Prince King
    Prince King15 dni temu

    It's all fine and good to state range of these vehicles but what is most important is the degradation of the fuel cell the only thing stopping EV's from taking over atm.

  • Moritz Hoffmeister
    Moritz Hoffmeister15 dni temu

    The Cybertruck looks like it's textures haven't loaded yet.