Compare 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs 2021 Tesla Model 3

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
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California Route 1 RWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Mustang Mach-E California Route 1 RWD 108 94 $49,800 $49,800
Mustang Mach-E Premium AWD 100 86 $49,700 $49,700
Mustang Mach-E Premium RWD 105 93 $47,000 $47,000
Mustang Mach-E Select AWD 100 86 $45,595 $45,595
Mustang Mach-E Select RWD 105 93 $42,895 $42,895
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Long Range AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Model 3 Long Range AWD N/A N/A N/A $46,990
Model 3 Performance AWD N/A N/A N/A $55,990
Model 3 Standard Range Plus RWD N/A N/A N/A $36,990

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3: Compare Electric Cars

Ford Mustang Mach-E versus the Tesla Model 3. One of the hottest new cars of 2021 faces off against the hottest automaker of 2021. Legacy versus upstart. But in this case, Tesla is the legacy electric vehicle maker, and Ford is the upstart. 

 
Pricing
Invoice Price
$49,800
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$49,800
$46,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$830 / month
$783 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
8.6
7.5
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vaults the famed pony car into the electrified age. The 2021 Tesla Model 3 remains unrivaled, as an impressive automotive amalgam of sport sedan, efficiency leader, and technology icon.
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Fuel Economy
City
108 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
94 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small SUV 2WD Midsize Cars
Interior Dimensions
Second Hip Room (in)
53.2 52.4
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.6 56.3
Second Head Room (in)
39.2 37.7
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.8 54
Front Leg Room (in)
41.6 42.7
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Front Hip Room (in)
55.3 53.4
Second Leg Room (in)
38.1 35.2
Front Head Room (in)
40.4 40.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- 97
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
64 62.2
Length, Overall (in)
186 184.8
Track Width, Front (in)
64 62.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 -
Wheelbase (in)
117 113.2
Height, Overall (in)
63 56.8
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
- 72.8
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (ft³)
59.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (ft³)
29.7 -
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (ft³)
29.7 -
Trunk Volume (ft³)
- 15
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc 4-Wheel Disc
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 13.2
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- NA
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- 12.6
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
- 38.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P225/60WR18 P235/45WR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P225/60WR18 P235/45WR18
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
4727 4250
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 18 X 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
Engine Type
Gas/Electric Electric
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
317 -
Engine Order Code
997 NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
108 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
101 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
94 -
Battery Range (mi)
300 353
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 127
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 141
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 134
Transmission
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
9.05 9.00
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel
Trans Type
1 1
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
44A NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
Ford Mustang Mach-E Tesla Model 3
Body Style
Sport Utility Sedan
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Double Wishbone
Suspension Type - Rear
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Multi-Link Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Double Wishbone
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
-
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
-
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
-
Overall Side Crash Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating
-
Side Barrier Rating Driver
-
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
-
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
-
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
-
Rollover Rating
-
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