Both Ford and Tesla flex the durable exterior of the trucks. Ford says its electric F-150 uses the most durable steel of any of its trucks, while Tesla says it's using the best of the best—ultra-hard 30x cold-rolled stainless steel.
Both the Cybertruck and the Ford F-150 Lightning offer autopilot. This feature is most known on Teslas but Ford is adopting BlueCruise, a hands-free way of driving.
Both the Tesla Cybertruck and the Ford F-150 Lightning have slick center consoles—a 15.5 inch screen for the F-150 Lightning.
Ford is flexing its Intelligent Backup Power where the truck acts as a backup power source when there is a power outage in your home.
How to get a Cybertruck or a Ford F-150 Lightning.
Both pickup trucks are taking $100 down payments to reserve a truck today.
There will be several electric pickups on sale by this time next year.
The 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning should be hitting showrooms a year from now, but it won’t be the only electric pickup available to consumers by that time. The GMC Hummer EV, Tesla Cybertruck, and Rivian R1T should already be on the street. While all four electric trucks are designed to carry and haul things, they all go about it in different ways. So let’s see how the four electric pickups compare.
Cybertruck vs F-150 Lightning Specs Comparison
Powertrain: Ford F-150 Lightning is Dual-Motor, while the Tesla Cybertruck is Single- / Dual- / Tri-Motor.
Horsepower: The Ford F-150 Lightning has 563 hp, while the Tesla Cybertruck has 800hp.
Torque: the Ford F-150 Lightning has 775 lb-ft, while the Cybertruck has 1,000 lb-ft. When it comes to 0-60 mph the Ford F-150 Lightning is in mid-4 seconds, while the Cybertruck gets to 60 mph in less than 2.9 seconds.
Range: ford F-150 Lightning Ev gets from 230300 miles of range per single charge, while the Cybertruck gets from 250 to 500 miles of range, depending on the trim.
Other Specs Comparisons
Starting price: The Ford F-150 Lightning starts at $39,974, while the Cybertruck starts at $39,900.
Availability: The Ford F-150 Lightning will be available in Spring 2022, but the Tesla Cybertruck will be available in late 2021.
Towing capacity: The Ford F-150 Lightning's is 10,000 lbs, while the Cybertruck's goes from 7,500 to 14,000 lobs.
Payload Capacity: The Ford F-150 Lightning's is 2,000, while Tesla Cybertruck's payload capacity is 3,500 lbs.
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