Climate control use during hot or cold outside temperatures will adversely affect the driving range of an electric vehicle. To help reduce the impact heating and cooling systems have on range, electric vehicles can be preconditioned** ahead of departure while the car is still charging. The desired cabin temperature can be achieved without using energy from the battery thus preserving range. This can be done through the FordPass™ app*** and, in all-electric models, from the center stack screen inside the vehicle itself.
**Effectiveness of cabin conditioning may be reduced by extreme outside temperatures or when using 120-volt charging.
*** The FordPass app, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via a download.
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