The Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck is a historic model for the Blue Oval. The F-150 nameplate is one of the automaker’s most popular nameplates. The F-150 Lightning is an electric spin on the popular nameplate. It is currently the most popular electric pickup truck in America. How much does it cost to charge the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck?
How much does it cost to charge the Ford F-150 Lightning?
The Ford F-150 Lightning is a fully-electric full-size pickup truck. EV recharging costs are much more affordable than internal combustion engine vehicle refueling costs. InsideEVs broke down F-150 Lightning charging costs. The publication claims that it costs $20.10 to recharge once in New Jersey using a home charger.
The Ford F-150 Lightning costs $53.60 to recharge in Hawaii using a home charger. It costs just $13.40 to charge once in North Dakota. Home charging costs vary because the price of electricity varies across the country. The national gas price average as of August 22nd is $3.90.
It costs around $89.70 to refuel a standard gas-powred Ford F-150 based on the national average gas price. So, even in states where electricity is more expensive than the national average, the F-150 Lightning is still more affordable to refuel than the gas-powered F-150.
The average American driver drives for around 15,000 miles a year. InsideEVs claims that it costs just $628 to charge the F-150 Lightning for 15,000 miles using a home charger in North Dakota. It costs about $2,513 to charge the F-150 Lightning for 15,000 miles using a home charger in Hawaii. The main takeaway is that Americans can save hundreds of dollars on refueling costs by switching from a gas-powered F-150 to an F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck.