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I came across this posted on FB:

F150 Lightning (Electric) - Will it be any good off road?

 

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IF correct, only thing useful there was the ground clearance and angles.
 


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Ok so how many people do you know who own a pickup and ever drive it off road on anything more than a gravel driveway? I can think of maybe 2 or 3 out of the dozens of people I know that own trucks. It will be at least as good off-road as an fx4 truck and probably better if you put some better tires on it and this is way more capable than the vast majority of owners will ever need.
 

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Ok so how many people do you know who own a pickup and ever drive it off road on anything more than a gravel driveway? I can think of maybe 2 or 3 out of the dozens of people I know that own trucks. It will be at least as good off-road as an fx4 truck and probably better if you put some better tires on it and this is way more capable than the vast majority of owners will ever need.
I generally agree with what you’re saying here. It certainly will be a high on road percentage in Texas. But, here in Colorado, these trucks are going off road a lot more often. Better tires are a given for me but I’d like to have a couple more inches of ground clearance as well. I’ve just decided that there are some sacrifices I’m OK with.
 

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Still wanting to see in Arctic conditions, like 30 below zero and 3 hrs of daylight. Does it have a electric heater?
 

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Ok so how many people do you know who own a pickup and ever drive it off road on anything more than a gravel driveway? I can think of maybe 2 or 3 out of the dozens of people I know that own trucks. It will be at least as good off-road as an fx4 truck and probably better if you put some better tires on it and this is way more capable than the vast majority of owners will ever need.
Your range will be cut down considerably based on what I’ve see the Jeep 4 x E.
 


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Your range will be cut down considerably based on what I’ve see the Jeep 4 x E.
Doing rock crawling and more technical stuff, yes, driving on some unpaved roads with come gravel/mud I'm guessing isn't going to hit the range nearly as much. Also the low range gearing in the Jeep may have something to do with the range loss where the lightning will.habe a fixed gear ratio so it may not suffer from quite as extreme a loss (although I know a Tesla takes quite a large hit off-road as well).

I would guess that the percentage of f150 customers that drive their trucks on anything close to what I've seen vloggers taking the 4xe on is extremely low, especially in an unmodified vehicle
 

 
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